Media coverage about Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE:LEO) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 44.0908870219371 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (NYSE:LEO) traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $8.78. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 114,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 96,183. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals has a 52 week low of $8.17 and a 52 week high of $9.18.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be issued a $0.043 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.88%. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals’s payout ratio is 742.86%.
Dreyfus Strategic Municipals Company Profile
Dreyfus Strategic Municipals, Inc is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to maximize current income exempt from federal income tax to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital. The Fund has Long-Term Municipal Investments in various states of the United States, such as Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming and the United States related.
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