ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) saw a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,000 shares, a growth of 45.7% from the March 15th total of 24,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 82,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days.
NYSE ASA traded up $0.24 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $22.06. 94,925 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 84,476. The company’s 50-day moving average is $20.15 and its two-hundred day moving average is $20.92. ASA Gold and Precious Metals has a one year low of $12.24 and a one year high of $25.45.
The business also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.1%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 19th.
About ASA Gold and Precious Metals
ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It primarily invests in stocks of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, or other precious minerals. It also invests in exchange traded funds.
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