News coverage about BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE:BCX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Resources and Commodities earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.6938543326879 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE:BCX) traded down 1.53% during trading on Friday, reaching $8.26. 117,141 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $8.32 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.46. BlackRock Resources and Commodities has a 12-month low of $7.63 and a 12-month high of $8.99.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a $0.0516 dividend. This represents a $0.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th.
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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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