Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund (NYSE:AWP) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 56,100 shares, a growth of 70.0% from the August 15th total of 33,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 341,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.
Shares of Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund stock traded down $0.19 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $6.53. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 455,569 shares, compared to its average volume of 400,227. Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund has a one year low of $4.31 and a one year high of $6.92. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $6.65 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $6.36.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 20th will be paid a $0.04 dividend. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.35%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 17th.
About Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund
Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund is a closed-end management investment company. Its primary investment objective is capital appreciation and its secondary investment objective is high current income. The company was founded on February 13, 2007 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.
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