Media coverage about Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:BFK) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring 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. Blackrock Municipal Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.6360096989332 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:BFK) traded down $0.11 during trading on Friday, hitting $13.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 155,741 shares, compared to its average volume of 108,419. Blackrock Municipal Income Trust has a twelve month low of $13.42 and a twelve month high of $14.72.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be issued a $0.065 dividend. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th.
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Blackrock Municipal Income Trust Company Profile
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust (the Trust) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income exempt from regular federal income tax. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes.
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