Media stories about Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Putnam High Income Securities Fund earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 49.8028283681287 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 Putnam High Income Securities Fund (PCF) opened at $9.09 on Tuesday. Putnam High Income Securities Fund has a 1-year low of $8.13 and a 1-year high of $9.24.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 24th will be issued a $0.0283 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 23rd. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.74%.

In other Putnam High Income Securities Fund news, major shareholder Bulldog Investors, Llc acquired 35,885 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.91 per share, for a total transaction of $319,735.35. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last quarter, insiders acquired 130,159 shares of company stock valued at $1,161,762.

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Putnam High Income Securities Fund Company Profile

Putnam High Income Securities Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund provides high current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The Fund pursues its objective by investing in convertible bonds and convertible preferred stocks.

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