Media stories about BlackRock International Growth and Inco (NYSE:BGY) have trended very positive on Friday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock International Growth and Inco earned a news sentiment score of 0.56 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of BlackRock International Growth and Inco (NYSE:BGY) traded up 1.46% on Friday, hitting $6.25. The stock had a trading volume of 228,512 shares. BlackRock International Growth and Inco has a 12-month low of $5.36 and a 12-month high of $6.25. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $5.98 and a 200 day moving average of $5.70.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a $0.038 dividend. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th.
About BlackRock International Growth and Inco
BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust (the Trust) is a closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and current gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing in primarily equity securities issued by companies of any market capitalization located in countries throughout the world and utilizing an option writing (selling) strategy to seek total return performance and manage distributions.
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