News headlines about Templeton Dr Fd (NYSE:TDF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Templeton Dr Fd earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6582524710043 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
The business also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 11th were given a dividend of $0.3445 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.09%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 8th.
In other news, major shareholder City Of London Investment Grou sold 209,970 shares of Templeton Dr Fd stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.08, for a total transaction of $4,426,167.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 1,016,352 shares of company stock worth $22,100,777.
About Templeton Dr Fd
Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund invests in certain China A shares, through its investment in China Opportunities Fund, Ltd. (China Fund). It invests in various sectors, including oil, gas and consumable fuels; aerospace and defense; auto components; automobiles; banks; beverages; capital markets; chemicals; communications equipment; construction and engineering; distributors; diversified telecommunication services; electric utilities; electrical equipment; electronic equipment, instruments and components; food and staples retailing; food products; healthcare equipment and supplies; healthcare providers and services; hotels, restaurants and leisure; household durables; insurance; Internet and direct marketing retail; Internet software and services; information technology (IT) services; machinery; marine; media; paper and forest Products, and Pharmaceuticals.
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