News headlines about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0750522465114 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) opened at $8.33 on Wednesday. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 1 year low of $8.29 and a 1 year high of $8.76.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 17th will be given a dividend of $0.062 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.93%. This is a boost 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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