News articles about Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund (NYSE:GOF) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 46.7644667735484 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund (GOF) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $21.83. 118,800 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 171,143. Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund has a 1-year low of $19.50 and a 1-year high of $21.85. The firm has a market cap of $404.02, a P/E ratio of 5.43 and a beta of 0.38.
The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.1821 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $2.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.01%.
In related news, insider B. Scott Minerd sold 32,143 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.65, for a total transaction of $695,895.95. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.
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Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund Company Profile
Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to maximize total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a range of fixed-income and other debt and senior equity securities (income securities) selected from a range of credit qualities and sectors, including, but not limited to, corporate bonds, loans and loan participations, structured finance investments, the United States Government and agency securities, mezzanine and preferred securities and convertible securities, and in common stocks, limited liability company interests, trust certificates and other equity investments (common equity securities, exposure to which is obtained primarily by investing in exchange-traded funds).
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