This marks the 65th consecutive year that the Fund has paid out capital gains and the 82nd consecutive year it has paid out dividends to its shareholders.
Commenting on the year-end distribution, Mark E. Stoeckle, CEO of Adams Natural Resources Fund, said: "This amount is consistent with the commitment we made to our shareholders that we will distribute each year an amount equal to at least 6% of the Fund's trailing 12-month average month-end market price. We are proud of our long history of providing dividend income and capital gains to our shareholders and this year's distributions add to that exceptional track record."
The payable date for the distribution is December 23, 2016, the record date is November 25, 2016, and the ex-dividend date is November 22, 2016. The year-end distribution is payable in stock or cash at the option of each shareholder.
Details regarding the annual 6% minimum distribution rate can be found at www.adamsfunds.com.
Adams Natural Resources Fund is a Baltimore-based closed-end fund that has been operating as an investment company since 1929. Its stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PEO.
For further information, please contact:
Nancy J. Floyd Prue
Executive Vice President
Director of Shareholder Communications
410.752.5900 or 800.638.2479
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SOURCE Adams Natural Resources Fund, Inc.