News coverage about Aberdeen Singapore Fund (NYSE:SGF) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aberdeen Singapore Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.6659966892003 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Aberdeen Singapore Fund (NYSE:SGF) opened at $12.92 on Friday. Aberdeen Singapore Fund has a fifty-two week low of $8.95 and a fifty-two week high of $13.00.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a $0.2835 dividend. This is an increase from Aberdeen Singapore Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.02. This represents a $1.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th.
Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is capital appreciation, which it seeks through investment primarily in Singapore equity securities. The Fund also invests in equity securities issued by companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (the ASEAN Group) countries.
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