News coverage about Adams Diversified Equity Fund (NYSE:ADX) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Adams Diversified Equity Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.5791213912564 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of ADX remained flat at $$16.15 during trading hours on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 78,110 shares, compared to its average volume of 200,606. Adams Diversified Equity Fund has a 1 year low of $14.30 and a 1 year high of $16.20.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.24%.

In other news, Director Craig R. Smith sold 6,666 shares of Adams Diversified Equity Fund stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.15, for a total value of $100,989.90. Following the transaction, the director now owns 20,365 shares in the company, valued at $308,529.75. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Douglas Cotton Swindell sold 2,329 shares of Adams Diversified Equity Fund stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.08, for a total value of $37,450.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.19% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Adams Diversified Equity Fund Company Profile

Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc is a self-managed investment trust. The firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It invests in stocks of large-cap companies across diversified sectors to make its investments. The firm employs a fundamental and quantitative analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach, while focusing on earnings growth prospects, financial strength, cash flow generation, valuation, capital allocation, return on capital, defendable market position, market competition, macroeconomic backdrop, profitability, mileposts and catalysts, and "point in cycle" identification to make its investments.

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