Short Interest in Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (DHF) Declines By 66.8%
Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) was the target of a large decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 180,613 shares, a decline of 66.8% from the August 31st total of 543,830 shares. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 422,417 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.4 days.
Shares of Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) opened at 3.39 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $3.45 and its 200 day moving average is $3.32. Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund has a 12 month low of $2.70 and a 12 month high of $3.60.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Investors of record on Friday, October 14th will be given a dividend of $0.026 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 12th.
About Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund
Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek high current income. The Fund also seeks capital growth as a secondary objective, to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking high current income.
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