News stories about ASA Gold and Precious Metals (NYSE:ASA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ASA Gold and Precious Metals earned a news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 44.7309657457452 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA) traded up $0.34 during trading on Thursday, hitting $10.99. 361,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 90,887. ASA Gold and Precious Metals has a 52 week low of $9.83 and a 52 week high of $13.56.

The company also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were given a dividend of $0.02 per share. This represents a yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. ASA Gold and Precious Metals’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 133.33%.

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About ASA Gold and Precious Metals

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Company seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investing in companies engaged in the exploration for, development of projects or mining of precious metals and minerals. It invests approximately 80% of its total assets in common shares or securities convertible into common shares of companies engaged, directly or indirectly, in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds or other precious minerals; held as bullion or other direct forms of gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals; in instruments representing interests in gold, silver, platinum or other precious minerals, and/or in securities of investment companies, including exchange traded funds, or other securities.

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