Media coverage about MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MFS Charter Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.7579636981956 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust traded up $0.03, reaching $7.90, during trading on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat.com. The company had a trading volume of 56,941 shares, compared to its average volume of 108,676. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 12-month low of $7.85 and a 12-month high of $8.76.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 13th will be paid a $0.0587 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 12th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.92%.

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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