News headlines about Templeton Emerging Markets (NYSE:EMF) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Templeton Emerging Markets earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5481099243114 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.

Templeton Emerging Markets (EMF) opened at $15.98 on Friday. Templeton Emerging Markets has a one year low of $11.60 and a one year high of $17.76.

The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2491 per share. This is a positive change from Templeton Emerging Markets’s previous annual dividend of $0.20. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a yield of 1.46%. Templeton Emerging Markets’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 4.36%.

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Templeton Emerging Markets Company Profile

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing, under normal market conditions, at least over 80% of its net assets in emerging country equity securities or those companies, which derive a proportion of their revenues from emerging economies.

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