News headlines about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2139948910801 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) traded up $0.09 on Friday, reaching $8.49. 124,950 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 133,219. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 12-month low of $8.25 and a 12-month high of $8.76.
The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were issued a dividend of $0.062 per share. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.76%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This is a positive change from MFS Charter Income Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06.
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About MFS Charter Income Trust
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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