Media stories about Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4286419804597 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) traded up 0.1385% on Tuesday, hitting $14.3199. 12,338 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average of $14.68 and a 200 day moving average of $14.09. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund has a one year low of $13.03 and a one year high of $15.61.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 16th will be given a $0.065 dividend. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.45%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 13th.
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust (the Trust) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax and to invest in municipal bonds that over time will perform better than the broader municipal bond market.
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