Media headlines about iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares Select Dividend ETF earned a news impact score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.5156210624487 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ DVY) traded down $0.15 during trading on Friday, hitting $98.56. The company had a trading volume of 409,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 615,687. iShares Select Dividend ETF has a twelve month low of $88.03 and a twelve month high of $99.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,900.00, a PE ratio of 16.76 and a beta of 0.75.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a $0.798 dividend. This represents a $3.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.24%. This is a boost from iShares Select Dividend ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. iShares Select Dividend ETF’s payout ratio is presently 50.34%.
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About iShares Select Dividend ETF
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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