Headlines about Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7924916954449 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.
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (BSD) traded up $0.02 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.69. 24,500 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 16,294. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund has a fifty-two week low of $13.03 and a fifty-two week high of $15.61.
The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.065 per share. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 11th.
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund Company Profile
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust (the Trust) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax and to invest in municipal bonds that over time will perform better than the broader municipal bond market.
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