Media stories about MFS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:MFM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. MFS Municipal Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 44.940102736019 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
MFS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:MFM) opened at $6.91 on Wednesday. MFS Municipal Income Trust has a 1 year low of $6.55 and a 1 year high of $7.41.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.0315 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.47%.
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MFS Municipal Income Trust Company Profile
MFS Municipal Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income exempt from federal income tax, but may also consider capital appreciation. The Fund invests, under normal market conditions, approximately 80% of its net assets, including assets attributable to preferred shares and borrowings for investment purposes, in municipal bonds.
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