Media coverage about iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) has been trending positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares Select Dividend ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.2899800707739 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ DVY) traded down $0.48 on Thursday, reaching $99.82. 1,030,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 680,376. The stock has a market cap of $17,950.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.98 and a beta of 0.75. iShares Select Dividend ETF has a 1-year low of $88.03 and a 1-year high of $100.83.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a dividend of $0.798 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares Select Dividend ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73. This represents a $3.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.20%. iShares Select Dividend ETF’s payout ratio is currently 50.34%.
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iShares Select Dividend ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of a selected group of equity securities issued by companies that have provided relatively high dividend yields on a consistent basis over time.
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