Press coverage about Adams Diversified Equity Fund (NYSE:ADX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Adams Diversified Equity Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.7712815598655 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX) opened at $15.47 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $1,530.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.53 and a beta of 1.08. Adams Diversified Equity Fund has a one year low of $12.92 and a one year high of $15.92.

The business also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 21st. This is a boost from Adams Diversified Equity Fund’s previous special dividend of $0.02. Adams Diversified Equity Fund’s payout ratio is presently 7.86%.

In other Adams Diversified Equity Fund news, VP Douglas Cotton Swindell sold 2,494 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.46, for a total transaction of $38,557.24. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 3,814 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $58,964.44. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Lauriann C. Kloppenburg bought 5,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $15.50 per share, for a total transaction of $82,150.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 5,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $82,150. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 7.80% of the company’s stock.

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About Adams Diversified Equity Fund

Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end equity investment company. The Fund’s investment objectives are preservation of capital, the attainment of reasonable income from investments and an opportunity for capital appreciation. Its portfolio includes investments in consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, real estate, telecommunication services and utilities.

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