Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd (PFD) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.21
News stories about Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd (NYSE:PFD) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.5377748646933 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd (NYSE:PFD) opened at 14.51 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $15.30 and a 200-day moving average of $14.99. Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd has a 12-month low of $12.64 and a 12-month high of $16.33.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.082 per share. This represents a $0.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd.
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Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. Income Fd Company Profile
Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Fund Incorporated is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide its common shareholders with high current income consistent with the preservation of capital. It invests in a portfolio of preferred securities, which includes traditional preferred stocks and taxable preferred securities.
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