Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:ZF)

$12.50 0.07 (0.56 %)
(As of 11/22/2017 07:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.43
Today's Range$12.45 - $12.52
52-Week Range$10.60 - $13.16
Volume37,500 shs
Average Volume117,439 shs
Market Capitalization$281.67 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.62%

About Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) logoVirtus Total Return Fund Inc. (the Fund), formerly The Zweig Fund, Inc., is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is capital appreciation, with income as a secondary objective. The Fund has a target allocation of investing approximately 60% of its total assets in equity securities and 40% fixed income. The equity portion of the Fund invests globally in the communications, utility, energy, and transportation industries. The Fund also pursues an options income strategy whereby it purchases and sells out-of-the money puts and calls, creating an options spread. The Fund's investment advisor is Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and Newfleet Asset Management, LLC act as the sub-advisors for the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Finance
  • Symbol: NYSE:ZF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Annual Dividend: $1.44
  • Dividend Yield: 11.6%
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,660,000

Frequently Asked Questions for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

What is Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock symbol?

Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ZF."

How often does Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)?

Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.361 per share on Tuesday, January 9th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th. View Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s Dividend History.

Who are some of Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s key competitors?

Who are Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s key executives?

Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Philip R. McLoughlin, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 71)
  • George R. Aylward CPA, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 53)
  • W. Patrick Bradley III, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Nancy J. Engberg, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 61)
  • William J. Renahan Esq., Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary (Age 48)
  • James M. Oates, Independent Director (Age 71)
  • James Beeland Rogers Jr., Independent Director (Age 75)
  • R. Keith Walton, Independent Director (Age 52)
  • Brian T. Zino, Independent Director (Age 65)

How do I buy Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) stock?

Shares of Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) 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 Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock price today?

One share of Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.50.

How big of a company is Zweig Fund, Inc. (The)?

Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) has a market capitalization of $281.67 million.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE ZF)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  21 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  15 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  36
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

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Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

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Current Dividend Information for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

Next Dividend:1/9/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:11.52%
Dividend Growth:2.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE ZF)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE ZF)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 14.00%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:ZF)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Zweig Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE ZF)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/28/2017Virtus Partners IncInsiderBuy733,554$12.34$9,052,056.36View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015David DickersonSVPBuy1,500$13.15$19,725.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Brian T ZinoDirectorBuy1,300$15.44$20,072.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2014Carlton NeelSVPBuy11,000$14.17$155,870.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Wendy W LuscombeDirectorSell1,000$15.06$15,060.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Wendy W LuscombeDirectorSell2,000$15.03$30,060.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Wendy W LuscombeDirectorSell1,000$14.69$14,690.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013David DickersonSVPBuy2,600$14.86$38,636.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013David DickersonSVPBuy1,322$14.57$19,261.54View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013David DickersonSVPBuy3,778$14.47$54,667.66View SEC Filing  
7/5/2013Wendy W LuscombeDirectorBuy2,200$12.90$28,380.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013James B Rogers JrDirectorBuy1,000$12.45$12,450.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013James B Rogers JrDirectorBuy1,000$13.25$13,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2013Carlton NeelSVPBuy7,000$13.04$91,280.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013David DickersonSVPBuy4,000$12.82$51,280.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2013Carlton NeelSVPBuy2,047$12.72$26,037.84View SEC Filing  
4/12/2013Carlton NeelSVPBuy5,000$12.85$64,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2013Carlton NeelSVPBuy25,000$12.90$322,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2012Carlton NeelSVPBuy6,050$12.00$72,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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