Headlines about BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund (NYSE:DSU) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7460237790114 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund (NYSE:DSU) opened at $11.80 on Thursday. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund has a 52 week low of $11.13 and a 52 week high of $11.85.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.0685 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.97%.
About BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide current income by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of the United States companies’ debt instruments, including corporate loans, which are rated in the lower rating categories of the established rating services or unrated debt instruments.
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