Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (LEO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
Media stories about Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE:LEO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.5265115294872 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.
Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE LEO) traded down 0.330% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.761. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 27,340 shares. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals has a 12 month low of $8.17 and a 12 month high of $9.18. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $8.85 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.89.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Friday, October 13th will be paid a $0.043 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 12th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.87%.
About Dreyfus Strategic Municipals
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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