Headlines about Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund (NYSE:JCE) have trended negative recently, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund earned a coverage optimism score of -0.29 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund (JCE) traded down 0.34% on Tuesday, reaching $14.74. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 28,305 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $14.61 and a 200-day moving average of $13.94. Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund has a one year low of $12.69 and a one year high of $15.06.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2775 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. This represents a $1.11 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.51%.
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In other Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund news, insider Nuveen Fund Advisors, Llc sold 5,240 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.88, for a total transaction of $72,731.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
About Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund
Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment fund. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide an attractive level of total return primarily through long term capital appreciation and secondarily through income and gains. It will invest in a portfolio of common stocks selected from among the 500 stocks comprising the S&P 500 Index, using a mathematical process designed by INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) to select large cap, core equity securities and will also employ risk reduction techniques.
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