GDL Fund (GDL) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 13th

GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 22nd, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share by the investment management company on Monday, September 23rd. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th.

GDL Fund has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 14.5% per year over the last three years.

Shares of NYSE GDL traded up $0.12 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $9.38. The stock had a trading volume of 1,530 shares, compared to its average volume of 24,676. GDL Fund has a one year low of $8.54 and a one year high of $9.72. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $9.29 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $9.36.

In related news, Director James P. Conn sold 11,004 shares of GDL Fund stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.26, for a total value of $101,897.04. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,996 shares in the company, valued at approximately $37,002.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director James P. Conn sold 2,996 shares of GDL Fund stock in a transaction on Friday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.20, for a total value of $27,563.20.

GDL Fund Company Profile

The GDL Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc It is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in securities of companies involved in publicly announced mergers, takeovers, tender offers, and leveraged buyouts.

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Dividend History for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)

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