News headlines about Blackrock High Yield Trust (NYSE:HYT) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock High Yield Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 45.8946056263175 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of NYSE HYT opened at $10.59 on Friday. Blackrock High Yield Trust has a 12 month low of $10.41 and a 12 month high of $11.47.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th were issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.93%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 14th.
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About Blackrock High Yield Trust
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income. The Trust’s secondary investment objective is to provide shareholders with capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its objectives by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of fixed income securities, which are rated below investment grade or, if unrated, are considered by the investment advisor to be of comparable quality.
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