Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Putnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) Share Price
Media headlines about Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Putnam Premier Income Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 45.7490925201368 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE PPT) traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $5.22. 114,316 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 396,814. Putnam Premier Income Trust has a twelve month low of $5.05 and a twelve month high of $5.68.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 24th will be given a $0.026 dividend. This represents a $0.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 23rd.
About Putnam Premier Income Trust
Putnam Premier Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income consistent with the preservation of capital by allocating its investments among the United States Government sector, high yield sector and international sector of the fixed-income securities market.
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