Media headlines about Tekla Healthcare Investors (NYSE:HQH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tekla Healthcare Investors earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5006171637483 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Tekla Healthcare Investors (NYSE:HQH) traded up $0.32 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $23.39. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 234,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 181,000. Tekla Healthcare Investors has a 52 week low of $21.75 and a 52 week high of $26.37. The company has a market capitalization of $927.83, a PE ratio of 7.90 and a beta of 1.73.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 28th were given a dividend of $0.52 per share. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.89%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 27th. This is a positive change from Tekla Healthcare Investors’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51.
About Tekla Healthcare Investors
Tekla Healthcare Investors is a non-diversified closed-end healthcare fund. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in securities of healthcare companies. It seeks to provide regular distribution of realized capital gains. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in securities of foreign issuers, located primarily in Western Europe, Canada and Japan, and securities of United States issuers that are traded in foreign markets.
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