Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund Semi-Annual Earnings Report For The Six Month Period Ended September 30, 2012

DREYFUS HIGH YIELD STRATEGIES FUND (NYSE: DHF) REPORTED THE FOLLOWING FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE SIX-MONTH PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 COMPARED WITH THE RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTH PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2011:

SIX-MONTH PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30:
   

2012
   

2011
NET INVESTMENT INCOME*
TOTAL $13,756,993 $15,131,878.00
PER SHARE $0.19 $0.21
 
NET ASSET VALUE
TOTAL $286,309,669 $251,865,580.00
PER SHARE $3.95 $3.49

*Net Investment Income is calculated based on U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, whereas income distributions are determined in accordance with income tax regulations, which differ from U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.

Copyright Business Wire 2010