GDL Fund Company Profile (NYSE:GDL)

About GDL Fund

GDL Fund logoThe GDL Fund is a diversified closed-end management investment fund. The Fund's primary investment objective is to achieve absolute returns in various market conditions without excessive risk of capital. The Fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing in merger arbitrage transactions and, to a lesser extent, in corporate reorganizations involving stubs, spin-offs and liquidations. It invests in financial services, energy and utilities, semiconductors, food and beverage, health care, cable and satellite, real estate investments trusts, specialty chemicals, computer software and services, telecommunications, business services, transportation, building and construction, electronics, retail, wireless communications, paper and forest products, entertainment, metals and mining, publishing, machinery, consumer products and services, computer hardware, hotels and gaming, aerospace and defense, real estate and educational services. The Fund's advisor is Gabelli Funds, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GDL
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.87
  • 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 Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)
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Earnings History for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)
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Current Dividend Information for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:6.39%
Dividend Growth:-20.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/15/2016Michael J MelarkeyDirectorSell2,000$9.77$19,540.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Michael J MelarkeyDirectorSell1,250$9.91$12,387.50View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy1,844$10.18$18,771.92View SEC Filing  
8/7/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy5,393$10.25$55,278.25View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy10,000$10.45$104,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,000$10.42$20,840.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy5,000$10.33$51,650.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,100$10.35$21,735.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy1,788$10.21$18,255.48View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy14,435$10.85$156,619.75View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy10,000$10.85$108,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy11,000$10.85$119,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy11,700$10.84$126,828.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,000$11.09$22,180.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,000$11.35$22,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,662$11.36$30,240.32View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy1,000$11.35$11,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy1,600$11.77$18,832.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Mario J GabelliInsiderBuy2,000$11.96$23,920.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL)
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News Icon£100m Data centre investment to generate 400 new jobs (NYSE:GDL) - August 17 at 8:11 AM
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News IconNational Pretzel Day (NYSE:GDL) - April 28 at 6:22 AM logoGreka Drilling losses widen (NYSE:GDL) - April 21 at 6:44 AM
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News IconNothing But Nets (NYSE:GDL) - April 8 at 9:52 AM logoHow to Destroy Your Net-Net Stock Portfolio (NYSE:GDL) - March 25 at 1:20 PM logoReminder - GDL Fund Goes Ex-Dividend Soon (NYSE:GDL) - March 10 at 10:58 AM
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News IconUnion Budget 2016: Let's talk STOCKS (NYSE:GDL) - February 29 at 12:50 PM logoGDL Fund declares $0.16 dividend (NYSE:GDL) - February 26 at 6:22 AM
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News IconA career at the Bar: Alumni, opportunity and funding. (NYSE:GDL) - February 10 at 11:28 AM logoMario Gabelli Adds to More Than 200 Stakes in 4th Quarter (NYSE:GDL) - February 9 at 10:59 AM logoFTSE nudges up on mixed bag as Europe mixed (NYSE:GDL) - February 5 at 10:43 AM logoThe GDL Fund Declares Third Quarter Distribution of $0.16 per Share (NYSE:GDL) - August 20 at 12:18 PM logoThe GDL Fund Declares Second Quarter Distribution Of $0.16 Per Share (NYSE:GDL) - May 21 at 10:06 PM logoThe GDL Fund Notice of Right to Put Outstanding Series B Cumulative Puttable and Callable Preferred Shares (NYSE:GDL) - February 24 at 9:33 AM logoThe GDL Fund Declares First Quarter Distribution of $0.16 Per Share (NYSE:GDL) - February 17 at 4:55 PM


What is GDL Fund's stock symbol?

GDL Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GDL."

How often does GDL Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GDL Fund?

GDL Fund announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 21st. Investors of record on Friday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 7th.

How do I buy GDL Fund stock?

Shares of GDL 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 GDL Fund stock cost?

One share of GDL Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.01.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by Staff