Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (BSD) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
Headlines about Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (NYSE:BSD) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.9433808851424 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund (BSD) traded down $0.04 on Friday, hitting $13.66. 8,339 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 22,968. Blackrock Strategic Municipal Trust Fund has a 52 week low of $13.03 and a 52 week high of $15.61.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be issued a $0.065 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.71%.
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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