Headlines about Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 47.738027870669 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE EFT) opened at $14.47 on Thursday. Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust has a 52-week low of $14.03 and a 52-week high of $15.45.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.067 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.56%.
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About Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust
Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Trust will, as a secondary objective, also seek preservation of capital to the extent consistent with its primary goal of high current income.
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