Media headlines about Prudential Short Duration High Yield FD (NYSE:ISD) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Short Duration High Yield FD earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.6922044949594 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Prudential Short Duration High Yield FD (ISD) opened at $14.87 on Thursday. Prudential Short Duration High Yield FD has a fifty-two week low of $14.69 and a fifty-two week high of $16.02.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.0925 per share. This represents a $1.11 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

In other news, Director Barry H. Evans acquired 14,996 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 3rd. The shares were bought at an average price of $15.10 per share, with a total value of $226,439.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

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Prudential Short Duration High Yield FD Company Profile

Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide current income by investing primarily in higher-rated, below-investment-grade fixed income instruments. The Fund seeks to maintain a weighted average portfolio duration of approximately three years or less and a weighted average maturity of over five years or less.

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