Media coverage about BlackRock Enhanced Dividend Achievers Tr (NYSE:BDJ) has trended positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Enhanced Dividend Achievers Tr earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 48.1911074236267 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
BDJ stock traded down $0.07 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.64. 653,637 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 483,748. BlackRock Enhanced Dividend Achievers Tr has a 1 year low of $8.03 and a 1 year high of $9.65.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0467 per share. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.49%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 14th.
BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and current gains, with a secondary investment objective of long-term capital appreciation. It seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing in common stocks that pay dividends and have the potential for capital appreciation and by utilizing an option writing (selling) strategy to seek total return performance and enhance distributions.
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