Media coverage about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6682415210735 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) opened at $8.58 on Thursday. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 12-month low of $8.08 and a 12-month high of $8.76.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a $0.062 dividend. This is a positive change from MFS Charter Income Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.67%.
About MFS Charter Income Trust
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.
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