About Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF)
The Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in equity securities of Latin American issuers and by investing from time to time in debt securities issued or guaranteed by a Latin American Government or Governmental entity. The Fund's portfolio of investments include banks, multi-line retail, construction materials, beverages, oil, gas and consumable fuels and other. Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. serves as the Fund's advisor.
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Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Latin American Discovery Fund's stock symbol?
Latin American Discovery Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LDF."
How often does Latin American Discovery Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Latin American Discovery Fund?
Latin American Discovery Fund declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.0225 per share on Wednesday, January 10th. This represents a yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. View Latin American Discovery Fund's Dividend History.
Who are some of Latin American Discovery Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Latin American Discovery Fund include Atlantic Coast Financial (ACFC), GSV Capital (GSVC), Leju (LEJU), TWO Rivers Bancorp (TRCB), DNB Financial (DNBF), Ellington Residential (EARN), OFS Capital (OFS), Clipper Realty (CLPR), StoneCastle Financial (BANX), Provident Financial (PROV), Atlas Financial (AFH), Garrison Capital (GARS), H&t Group (HAT), Capitala Finance (CPTA), CB Financial Services (CBFV), Special Opportunities Fund (SPE), Saratoga Investment (SAR) and Bay Banks Of Virginia (BAYK).
Who are Latin American Discovery Fund's key executives?
Latin American Discovery Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- John H. Gernon, President and Principal Executive Officer
- Francis J. Smith, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer
- Stefanie V. Chang Yu, Chief Compliance Officer
- Joseph C. Benedetti, Vice President
- Mary E. Mullin, Secretary
- Nancy C. Everett, Director
- Jakki L. Haussler, Director
- Patricia Maleski, Director
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- W. Allen Reed, Independent Director
Has Latin American Discovery Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about LDF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Latin American Discovery Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.42 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
How do I buy shares of Latin American Discovery Fund?
Shares of LDF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Latin American Discovery Fund's stock price today?
One share of LDF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.05.
How big of a company is Latin American Discovery Fund?
Latin American Discovery Fund has a market capitalization of $79.51 million.
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Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/19/2016 forward)
|Date||Brokerage||Action||Rating||Price Target||Impact on Share Price||Details|
Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF) Dividend Information
Latin American Discovery Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.41%. LDF's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Wednesday, January 10.
|Most Recent Dividend:||1/10/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||-39.90% (3 Year Average)|
Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE LDF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 47.78%
Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE LDF) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/20/2018||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||2,000||$12.43||$24,860.00|| |
|12/27/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,295||$11.29||$71,070.55|| |
|11/30/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||11,500||$11.06||$127,190.00|| |
|11/2/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||19,009||$11.47||$218,033.23|| |
|10/3/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||3,000||$12.34||$37,020.00|| |
|9/1/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||5,739||$11.79||$67,662.81|| |
|8/29/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||7,700||$11.58||$89,166.00|| |
|6/27/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||7,562||$10.52||$79,552.24|| |
|6/5/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||66,869||$10.37||$693,431.53|| |
|5/23/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Sell||27,718||$10.42||$288,821.56|| |
|5/9/2017||City Of London Investment Grou||Major Shareholder||Buy||31,900||$10.92||$348,348.00|| |
Latin American Discovery Fund (NYSE LDF) News Headlines
|Latin American Discovery Fund Inc. (LDF) Major Shareholder Acquires $24,860.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 7:10 PM
|City Of London Investment Grou Buys 6,295 Shares of Latin American Discovery Fund Inc. (LDF) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 7:30 PM
|Latin American Discovery Fund Inc. Plans Semiannual Dividend of $0.02 (LDF)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 6:56 PM
|Latin American (LDF) Major Shareholder Buys $127,190.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 10:26 PM
|Ismael Cala, Double Engagement in New York: The "Latino Impact Summit" and "Despierta con Cala"|
www.prnewswire.com - November 27 at 5:57 PM
|Kenon Announces Agreement to Sell IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean Businesses|
www.prnewswire.com - November 26 at 6:32 AM
|NAFTA And Mexico-Focused Closed End Funds: Is This A Buying Opportunity?|
seekingalpha.com - November 20 at 5:12 AM
|Despegar.com Is Avoiding Trivago's Rookie Mistake|
www.fool.com - November 17 at 12:56 PM
|MercadoLibre Shows Why It's Still the King of Latin American E-Commerce|
www.fool.com - November 13 at 11:23 AM
|What I'll Be Watching When Copa Holdings Reports Earnings|
www.fool.com - November 6 at 3:38 PM
|3 sunny places to retire — on just your Social Security check|
www.cnbc.com - November 6 at 10:22 AM
|Insider Buying: Latin American (LDF) Major Shareholder Buys 19,009 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 9:00 PM
|Morgan Stanley Investment Management Announces Portfolio Management Changes for The Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc.|
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 6:53 PM
|Latin American (LDF) Major Shareholder Acquires $37,020.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 8:08 PM
|Latin American (LDF) Major Shareholder Purchases $67,662.81 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 9:16 PM
|Latin American (LDF) Major Shareholder City Of London Investment Grou Acquires 7,700 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 7:44 PM
|Copa Holdings Ready for Takeoff After Strong Earnings |
www.fool.com - August 21 at 2:28 PM
|Arcos Dorados Holdings Addresses Its Biggest Threat|
www.fool.com - August 3 at 6:49 PM
|MercadoLibre Disappoints Despite Impressive Growth|
www.fool.com - August 3 at 6:49 PM
|The Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc. Announces Board of Directors Update|
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 2:26 AM
|Evertec adds to Latin American push with PayGroup buyout|
seekingalpha.com - July 3 at 5:16 PM
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www.fool.com - June 14 at 11:31 AM
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