News headlines about Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.5269212327872 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Zweig Fund, Inc. (NYSE ZF) opened at 12.70 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $12.27 and its 200-day moving average is $11.63. Zweig Fund, Inc. has a 12 month low of $10.60 and a 12 month high of $13.02.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 13th were paid a $0.361 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, July 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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