News stories about Tortoise MLP Fund (NYSE:NTG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tortoise MLP Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 45.8734182540652 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Tortoise MLP Fund (NYSE NTG) traded down 1.29% during trading on Thursday, hitting $18.34. 60,503 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Tortoise MLP Fund has a 52-week low of $17.57 and a 52-week high of $21.84. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $19.02 and a 200 day moving average price of $19.77.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a $0.4225 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 22nd. This represents a $1.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.21%.
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About Tortoise MLP Fund
Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions. It invests primarily in master limited partnerships (MLPs) and their affiliates that own and operate a network of pipeline and energy-related logistical infrastructure assets.
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