Media headlines about MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MFS Special Value Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.9672095929619 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) opened at 6.31 on Thursday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $6.45 and its 200-day moving average price is $6.05. MFS Special Value Trust has a 52 week low of $5.32 and a 52 week high of $6.80.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.0504 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 15th.

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MFS Special Value Trust Company Profile

MFS Special Value Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income, but may consider capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests its assets in debt instruments. The Fund invests in corporate bonds, the United States Government securities, foreign government securities, equity securities and derivatives.

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