Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
Media coverage about Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.4478023016222 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE USA) traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $6.03. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,516,785 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,140,000. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund has a fifty-two week low of $5.35 and a fifty-two week high of $6.80.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 26th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 25th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.94%. This is a positive change from Liberty All-Star Equity Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment fund. The Fund seeks total investment return comprising long-term capital appreciation and current income through investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. It allocates its portfolio assets on an approximately equal basis among several independent investment management organizations having various investment styles recommended and monitored by its investment advisor.
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