Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Stock Price
News articles about PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.5673955203524 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Bitcoin Up, Bitcoin Down: Reading the Swings (finance.yahoo.com)
- Supply Outage in Libya Pushed Crude Oil Futures (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stocks Continue to Move Higher as Q3 GDP Remains Solid (finance.yahoo.com)
- Pre-Market Most Active for Dec 22, 2017 : HMC, BAC, XNET, ERJ, TVIX, HSBC, QQQ, SAN, PBR, XIV, MU, OSTK – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Tech and consumer-driven stocks will outperform in 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ QQQ) traded up $0.02 during trading on Thursday, reaching $156.54. 22,388,100 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 27,834,961. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 has a 12-month low of $118.14 and a 12-month high of $158.77.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.3294 per share. This is an increase from PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 18th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.84%.
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 Company Profile
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 is a unit investment trust that issues securities called Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the Nasdaq-100 Index. The Trust provides investors with the opportunity to purchase units of beneficial interest in the Trust representing proportionate undivided interests in the portfolio of securities held by the Trust, which consists of substantially all of the securities, in substantially the same weighting, as the component securities of the Nasdaq-100 Index.
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