News articles about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.3538296470052 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) traded down 0.3007% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.6539. The stock had a trading volume of 58,980 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.61 and a 200-day moving average of $8.64. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 52 week low of $8.08 and a 52 week high of $8.76.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.0623 per share. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 17th.
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MFS Charter Income Trust Company Profile
MFS Charter Income Trust (Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income, but may also consider capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests in debt instruments. The Fund also invests in corporate bonds of the United States and/or foreign issuers, the United States Government securities, foreign government securities, mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities and/or debt instruments of issuers located in emerging market countries.
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