Press coverage about Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Putnam High Income Securities Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4492657660522 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) opened at $9.20 on Wednesday. Putnam High Income Securities Fund has a 12 month low of $8.20 and a 12 month high of $9.24.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 24th will be paid a $0.0283 dividend. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.69%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 23rd.

In other Putnam High Income Securities Fund news, major shareholder Bulldog Investors, Llc acquired 9,501 shares of Putnam High Income Securities Fund stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.92 per share, with a total value of $84,748.92. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders purchased 96,663 shares of company stock valued at $863,474 in the last three months.

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About Putnam High Income Securities Fund

Putnam High Income Securities Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund provides high current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The Fund pursues its objective by investing in convertible bonds and convertible preferred stocks.

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