MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, July 6th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.0431 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 14th. This is an increase from MFS Special Value Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.04.

MFS Special Value Trust has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 74.5% per year over the last three years.

Shares of MFV opened at $5.45 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $5.31 and its two-hundred day moving average is $5.67. MFS Special Value Trust has a 12 month low of $3.14 and a 12 month high of $7.16.

MFS Special Value Trust Company Profile

MFS Special Value Trust is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by Massachusetts Financial Services Company The fund invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in value stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund employs fundamental analysis and a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolio.

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Dividend History for MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV)

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