Media headlines about The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (NYSE:GDV) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. 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. The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.9580284481359 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Separately, Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th.

The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (NYSE:GDV) opened at 21.42 on Tuesday. The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust has a 52-week low of $18.00 and a 52-week high of $22.47. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $21.96 and its 200-day moving average is $21.44.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th will be issued a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.16%.

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About The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust

The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a level of total return on its assets with an emphasis on dividends and income. The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in dividend paying securities, such as common and preferred stock or other income producing securities, such as fixed income debt securities and securities that are convertible into equity securities.

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