Media stories about PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.625319174029 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ QQQ) traded up $1.67 on Wednesday, hitting $155.50. The stock had a trading volume of 20,147,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,400,164. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 has a 52 week low of $115.22 and a 52 week high of $155.57.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 19th were paid a dividend of $0.3194 per share. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 18th.

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PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 Company Profile

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 is a unit investment trust that issues securities called Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the Nasdaq-100 Index. The Trust provides investors with the opportunity to purchase units of beneficial interest in the Trust representing proportionate undivided interests in the portfolio of securities held by the Trust, which consists of substantially all of the securities, in substantially the same weighting, as the component securities of the Nasdaq-100 Index.

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