Virtus Total Return Fund Company Profile (NYSE:DCA)

About Virtus Total Return Fund

Virtus Total Return Fund logoVirtus Total Return Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is total return, consisting of both capital appreciation and current income. The Fund is invested in a balance of approximately 60% equity and 40% fixed income. Its portfolio of sectors consists of utilities, energy, telecommunication services, financials and consumer discretionary. The Fund may invest in direct debt instruments, which are interests in amounts owed by a corporate, governmental, or other borrower to lenders or lending syndicates. Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc., a subsidiary of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (Virtus), serves as the Fund's advisor. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co serves as the Fund's sub-advisor. Virtus Fund Services, LLC (VFS), a subsidiary of Virtus, serves as an administrator to the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DCA
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4.50
  • 52-Week Range: $3.52 - $4.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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Analyst Ratings

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Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

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Earnings History for Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA)
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Current Dividend Information for Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:8.68%
Dividend Growth:24.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:

Dividend History for Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy74,407$4.53$337,063.71View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy2,237$4.53$10,133.61View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy137,637$4.64$638,635.68View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy4,138$4.64$19,200.32View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy56,478$4.67$263,752.26View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy1,698$4.67$7,929.66View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy33,261$4.61$153,333.21View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy1,000$4.61$4,610.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy16,816$4.58$77,017.28View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy507$4.58$2,322.06View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy63,934$4.56$291,539.04View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy1,926$4.56$8,782.56View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy75,500$4.56$344,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy2,274$4.56$10,369.44View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy17,636$4.60$81,125.60View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy531$4.60$2,442.60View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy17,600$4.60$80,960.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy530$4.60$2,438.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy18,448$4.56$84,122.88View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy627$4.56$2,859.12View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy54,700$4.55$248,885.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy1,861$4.55$8,467.55View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy57,552$4.55$261,861.60View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullInsiderBuy1,958$4.55$8,908.90View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Thomas F MannDirectorSell3,310$4.51$14,928.10View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy100$4.28$428.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy51,500$4.24$218,360.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy138,896$4.29$595,863.84View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy93,967$4.30$404,058.10View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy24,467$4.29$104,963.43View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy44,752$4.27$191,091.04View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy66,992$4.28$286,725.76View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy63,230$4.26$269,359.80View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy10,602$4.22$44,740.44View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy37,140$4.28$158,959.20View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,200$4.19$5,028.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy19,998$4.15$82,991.70View SEC Filing  
4/11/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy53,648$4.12$221,029.76View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy21,200$4.15$87,980.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy99,757$4.19$417,981.83View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy59,586$4.20$250,261.20View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy120,000$4.09$490,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy88,300$4.10$362,030.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy107,646$4.11$442,425.06View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy189,128$4.12$779,207.36View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy119,474$4.04$482,674.96View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy53,971$4.04$218,042.84View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014William J RenahanInsiderBuy10,000$4.34$43,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Connie M LueckeInsiderBuy7,500$4.09$30,675.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013George R AylwardPresidentBuy5,000$4.16$20,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2013Willliam R MoyerDirectorBuy5,000$4.18$20,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2012Thomas F MannDirectorBuy5,000$3.92$19,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA)
DateHeadline logoVirtus Total Return Fund's Tender Offer: An Opportunity For Small Investors? (NYSE:DCA) - February 18 at 4:27 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Commences Tender Offer (NYSE:DCA) - February 16 at 2:16 PM logoBRIEF-Virtus Total Return Fund and Zweig Fund announce proposed merger (NYSE:DCA) - February 6 at 4:43 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund and Zweig Fund announce proposed merger (NYSE:DCA) - February 6 at 2:22 PM logoVIRTUS TOTAL RETURN FUND Financials (NYSE:DCA) - February 2 at 5:05 PM
News IconVirtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund Declares Distribution and Discloses Sources of Distributions - Section 19(a) Notice (NYSE:DCA) - February 1 at 10:17 PM logoA Bulldog Fund That Bites Bigger Than It Barks (NYSE:DCA) - January 4 at 5:44 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund : Authorizes Declaration of a Distribution (NYSE:DCA) - December 29 at 8:36 PM logoHedge Funds Remain Cautiously Optimistic About EVINE Live Inc (EVLV) (NYSE:DCA) - December 9 at 4:59 PM logoForm RW Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA) - September 28 at 4:26 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Announces Tender Offer, Defers Proposed Merger (NYSE:DCA) - September 27 at 4:34 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Announces Tender Offer, Defers Proposed Merger (NYSE:DCA) - September 27 at 4:34 PM logoThe Zweig Total Return Fund, Inc. : Declares Distributions And Discloses Sources Of Distribution -- Section 19(a) Notice (NYSE:DCA) - September 22 at 4:41 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund declares $0.10 dividend (NYSE:DCA) - September 22 at 4:41 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Declares Distribution (NYSE:DCA) - September 21 at 5:06 PM logoVirtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund Discloses Sources Of Distribution -- Section 19(a) Notice (NYSE:DCA) - September 19 at 3:27 PM Daily Round Up 9/15/16: Proteostasis Therapeutics, Viewray, Spectrum Brands, Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA) - September 17 at 9:19 AM logoZweig Total Return Fund : Fund And Total Return Fund Announce Conditions Met For Second Tender Offers (NYSE:DCA) - August 22 at 9:14 AM logoFive Closed-End Funds Announce Changes to Board Membership (NYSE:DCA) - August 2 at 9:21 AM logoClosed End Funds: Industry Analysis Part I (NYSE:DCA) - June 16 at 9:50 PM logoForm 4 Virtus Total Return Fund For: Jun 09 Filed by: Mann Thomas F. (NYSE:DCA) - June 10 at 4:41 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund : Stockholders Approve Bulldog Investors’ Proposal to Liquidate (NYSE:DCA) - June 6 at 9:59 PM logoActivists Own These 2 Closed-End Funds; You Should, Too (NYSE:DCA) - March 9 at 3:00 PM
News Icon13D Filing: Bulldog Investors and Virtus Total Return Fund (DCA) (NYSE:DCA) - March 3 at 10:20 AM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Declares Distribution (NYSE:DCA) - January 4 at 7:30 PM logoVirtus Total Return Fund Authorizes Declaration of a Distribution (NYSE:DCA) - December 8 at 12:07 PM logoWPX Energy, Barrick Gold Will Shine Again, Fund Manager Says (NYSE:DCA) - June 18 at 5:56 PM logoDuff & Phelps Select Energy MLP Fund, Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund and Virtus Total Return Fund Announce Results of Joint Annual Meeting of Shareholders (NYSE:DCA) - June 9 at 9:47 AM


What is Virtus Total Return Fund's stock symbol?

Virtus Total Return Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DCA."

How often does Virtus Total Return Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Virtus Total Return Fund?

Virtus Total Return Fund announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, January 10th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.68%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 28th.

How do I buy Virtus Total Return Fund stock?

Shares of Virtus Total Return Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Virtus Total Return Fund stock cost?

One share of Virtus Total Return Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.61.

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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff