News stories about BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE:BCX) have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Resources and Commodities earned a coverage optimism score of -0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.2562808213997 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of BlackRock Resources and Commodities (BCX) traded down 0.12% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.57. 143,908 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. BlackRock Resources and Commodities has a 52 week low of $7.63 and a 52 week high of $8.99. The company’s 50-day moving average is $8.21 and its 200 day moving average is $8.46.
The company 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 dividend of $0.0516 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.23%.
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BlackRock Resources and Commodities Company Profile
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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