Media stories about Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:BFK) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 48.0952143484533 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Blackrock Municipal Income Trust (NYSE BFK) opened at $14.26 on Thursday. Blackrock Municipal Income Trust has a 1 year low of $13.42 and a 1 year high of $14.72.
The business also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 12th will be given a $0.0006 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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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