MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, July 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 20th will be given a dividend of 0.0628 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, July 31st. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 18th.

MFS Charter Income Trust has increased its dividend payment by an average of 6.4% annually over the last three years.

Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR) opened at 8.73 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $8.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.60. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 12-month low of $8.08 and a 12-month high of $8.76.

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MFS Charter Income Trust Company Profile

MFS Charter Income Trust (Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income, but may also consider capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests in debt instruments. The Fund also invests in corporate bonds of the United States and/or foreign issuers, the United States Government securities, foreign government securities, mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities and/or debt instruments of issuers located in emerging market countries.

Dividend History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)

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