News stories about BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE:BTA) have been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6501586808103 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE:BTA) traded down 0.46% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $11.90. 85,024 shares of the stock traded hands. BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust has a 12 month low of $10.73 and a 12 month high of $13.18. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $11.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.69.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.054 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th. This represents a $0.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.40%.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.08) price objective on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust in a research note on Monday. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 265 ($3.45) price objective on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.43) price objective (down previously from GBX 350 ($4.56)) on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Macquarie reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 270 ($3.52) price objective on shares of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $354.64.

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About BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust

BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust (the Trust) is a non-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, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its assets in municipal obligations and derivative instruments with exposure to such municipal obligations, in each case that are exempt from federal income tax (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax).

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