Headlines about PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne’s analysis:
- After Hours Most Active for May 23, 2017 : HPE, QQQ, WFM, GE, BAC, NLY, ODP, EXC, KO, MSFT, AAPL, CSCO – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- Salesforce’s Fiscal 1Q18 Results: 3 Key Takeaways (finance.yahoo.com)
- Pre-Market Most Active for May 23, 2017 : VIPS, TSU, SC, NOK, EPC, MOMO, TTWO, AEG, ERIC, QQQ, TLT, ALXN – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- The Webster Bank NA Has $378000 Position in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) – BangaloreWeekly (bangaloreweekly.com)
Shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) traded up 0.28% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $139.53. The company had a trading volume of 5,447,559 shares. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 has a 52 week low of $101.75 and a 52 week high of $139.64. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $135.26 and a 200-day moving average of $127.06.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 21st were given a dividend of $0.2742 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 17th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%.
Separately, Vetr raised PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $139.96 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday.
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 Company Profile
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 is a unit investment trust that issues securities called Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the Nasdaq-100 Index. The Trust provides investors with the opportunity to purchase units of beneficial interest in the Trust representing proportionate undivided interests in the portfolio of securities held by the Trust, which consists of substantially all of the securities, in substantially the same weighting, as the component securities of the Nasdaq-100 Index.
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