Abrdn Japan Equity Fund Inc (NYSE:JEQ – Get Free Report) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,800 shares, an increase of 944.4% from the January 15th total of 1,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 30,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days.
Abrdn Japan Equity Fund Stock Up 1.2 %
Shares of Abrdn Japan Equity Fund stock opened at $6.09 on Tuesday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $5.76 and a 200-day simple moving average of $5.58. Abrdn Japan Equity Fund has a 12 month low of $4.99 and a 12 month high of $6.29.
Abrdn Japan Equity Fund Increases Dividend
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be given a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 21st. This is a boost from Abrdn Japan Equity Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.
Institutional Trading of Abrdn Japan Equity Fund
About Abrdn Japan Equity Fund
Abrdn Japan Equity Fund Inc is a close ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of Japan. The fund invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It employs quantitative analysis to build its portfolio.
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