Media coverage about BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE:BCX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Resources and Commodities earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 46.6938543326879 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
BlackRock Resources and Commodities (BCX) traded down 1.53% on Friday, hitting $8.26. 117,141 shares of the company were exchanged. BlackRock Resources and Commodities has a 52-week low of $7.63 and a 52-week high of $8.99. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $8.32 and a 200-day moving average of $8.46.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be issued a $0.0516 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.34%.
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About BlackRock Resources and Commodities
BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to seek high current income and current gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It will seek to achieve its investment objectives, under normal market conditions, by investing at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities issued by commodity or natural resources companies, derivatives with exposure to commodity or natural resources companies or investments in securities and derivatives linked to the underlying price movement of commodities or natural resources.
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