Media coverage about Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE:LEO) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.7811335571304 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE LEO) traded up 0.78% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $9.00. 220,667 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $9.01 and its 200 day moving average is $8.79. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals has a 12-month low of $8.17 and a 12-month high of $9.45.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a $0.043 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.73%.

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Dreyfus Strategic Municipals Company Profile

Dreyfus Strategic Municipals, Inc is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to maximize current income exempt from federal income tax to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital. The Fund has Long-Term Municipal Investments in various states of the United States, such as Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming and the United States related.

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