Media headlines about Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 10 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) remained flat at $5.52 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 609,862 shares. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund has a 52 week low of $4.76 and a 52 week high of $5.61. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $5.47 and a 200 day moving average of $5.28.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 28th will be paid a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 26th.

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Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Company Profile

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment fund. The Fund seeks total investment return comprising long-term capital appreciation and current income through investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. It allocates its portfolio assets on an approximately equal basis among several independent investment management organizations having various investment styles recommended and monitored by its investment advisor.

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