News headlines about Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) have been trending positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust earned a news impact score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.520362779484 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust stock traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.08. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 130,407 shares, compared to its average volume of 116,513. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has a 52 week low of $14.01 and a 52 week high of $14.97.
The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 21st will be given a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 20th.
About Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust
Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Trust may, as a secondary objective, also seek preservation of capital to the extent consistent with its primary objective.
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