Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust (BUI) Stock Price
Headlines about BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:BUI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2221950416878 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:BUI) opened at $21.30 on Thursday. BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust has a twelve month low of $18.27 and a twelve month high of $21.72.
The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were issued a dividend of $0.121 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.45 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.82%.
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About BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust
BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust is a closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in equity securities issued by companies that are engaged in the Utilities and Infrastructure business segments in the world and by utilizing an option writing (selling) strategy in an effort to enhance current gains.
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