BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, December 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of 0.0467 per share by the investment management company on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th.

BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ) traded up $0.04 on Wednesday, reaching $9.19. 320,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 419,325. BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust has a 12-month low of $8.06 and a 12-month high of $9.31.

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About BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust

BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and current gains, with a secondary investment objective of long-term capital appreciation. It seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing in common stocks that pay dividends and have the potential for capital appreciation and by utilizing an option writing (selling) strategy to seek total return performance and enhance distributions.

Dividend History for BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ)

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