Media stories about Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the closed-end fund an impact score of 44.5937094363025 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Zweig Fund, Inc. (ZF) traded down 0.23% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $12.87. 58,457 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Zweig Fund, Inc. has a 12 month low of $10.60 and a 12 month high of $13.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $12.65 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.98.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 12th will be issued a $0.361 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 11th.
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Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) Company Profile
Virtus Total Return Fund Inc (the Fund), formerly The Zweig Fund, Inc, is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is capital appreciation, with income as a secondary objective. The Fund has a target allocation of investing approximately 60% of its total assets in equity securities and 40% fixed income.
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