Media headlines about BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE:BBK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.6405950050126 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE BBK) opened at 15.99 on Tuesday. BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust has a 12-month low of $14.50 and a 12-month high of $18.06. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $15.95 and its 200 day moving average is $15.45.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.0635 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.77%.
About BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust
BlackRock Municipal Bond 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 regular federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax).
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