Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (PFF) Stock Price
News stories about iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (NASDAQ:PFF) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.1673438431063 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
PFF stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $37.67. The stock had a trading volume of 1,641,640 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,160,760. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd has a fifty-two week low of $36.52 and a fifty-two week high of $39.31. The company has a market cap of $16,640.00, a PE ratio of 11.88 and a beta of 0.15.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.1724 per share. This represents a $2.07 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.49%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 1st. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 66.56%.
iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results, which correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index measures the performance of a select group of preferred stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc (NYSE Arca), NYSE Amex, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market or NASDAQ Capital Market.
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