News coverage about Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:BFK) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Municipal Income Trust earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 47.422969309766 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE BFK) opened at $14.08 on Friday. Blackrock Municipal Income Trust has a 12-month low of $13.42 and a 12-month high of $14.72.
The business also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 12th will be given a dividend of $0.0006 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.56%.
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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