News headlines about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6909861268433 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) opened at 8.67 on Friday. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 1-year low of $8.08 and a 1-year high of $8.76. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $8.67 and its 200 day moving average price is $8.63.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be paid a $0.062 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.58%. This is a positive change from MFS Charter Income Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06.

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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.

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