News articles about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.7486915968074 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR) traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $8.47. 170,088 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 131,038. MFS Charter Income Trust has a one year low of $8.29 and a one year high of $8.76.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 17th will be given a $0.062 dividend. This is a boost from MFS Charter Income Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 16th.
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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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