Media headlines about Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7278007278355 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund traded up $0.02, reaching $12.58, during mid-day trading on Monday, Marketbeat reports. The stock had a trading volume of 411 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,003. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund has a fifty-two week low of $12.41 and a fifty-two week high of $15.61.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.057 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.44%.
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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