Media coverage about Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) has been trending positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.6739551614191 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (EFR) traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, reaching $14.34. 80,334 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 129,850. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has a 12 month low of $14.01 and a 12 month high of $15.58.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 27th. This is a positive change from Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.86%.

In other Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust news, insider Craig P. Russ bought 4,000 shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $14.23 per share, for a total transaction of $56,920.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

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About Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Trust may, as a secondary objective, also seek preservation of capital to the extent consistent with its primary objective.

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