News headlines about Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) have been trending positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Putnam High Income Securities Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8356229596946 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Putnam High Income Securities Fund (PCF) opened at $8.90 on Wednesday. Putnam High Income Securities Fund has a fifty-two week low of $8.46 and a fifty-two week high of $9.31.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.0283 per share. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd.
About Putnam High Income Securities Fund
Putnam High Income Securities Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund provides high current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The Fund pursues its objective by investing in convertible bonds and convertible preferred stocks.
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