News articles about iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (NASDAQ:PFF) have trended positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.3300345715301 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (NASDAQ PFF) traded down $0.07 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $38.12. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,640,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,970,000. The firm has a market cap of $17,580.00, a PE ratio of 12.03 and a beta of 0.18. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd has a 52-week low of $37.55 and a 52-week high of $39.31.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.099 per share. This represents a $1.19 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 67.19%.
About iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd
iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results, which correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index measures the performance of a select group of preferred stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc (NYSE Arca), NYSE Amex, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market or NASDAQ Capital Market.
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