Westn Ast Mn Fd (MNP) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
News coverage about Westn Ast Mn Fd (NYSE:MNP) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Westn Ast Mn Fd earned a daily sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.396586825286 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Westn Ast Mn Fd (NYSE:MNP) traded down 0.20% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $15.35. The stock had a trading volume of 27,691 shares. Westn Ast Mn Fd has a 1-year low of $14.51 and a 1-year high of $16.55. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $15.78 and a 200-day moving average of $15.70.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 22nd were issued a $0.0625 dividend. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 21st.
Westn Ast Mn Fd Company Profile
Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income, which is exempt from regular federal income taxes, consistent with the preservation of capital. As a secondary investment objective, the Fund intends to enhance portfolio value by purchasing tax-exempt securities that, in the opinion of the investment manager, may appreciate in value relative to other similar obligations in the marketplace.
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