News articles about Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust (NYSE:BTZ) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 47.5306194273779 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust (NYSE BTZ) opened at $13.11 on Friday. Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust has a 1 year low of $12.59 and a 1 year high of $13.66.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th were given a dividend of $0.067 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.13%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th.
About Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust (the Trust) is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income, current gains and capital appreciation. The Trust has investments in industries, such as oil, gas and consumable fuels; real estate investment trusts; auto components; automobiles; banks; aerospace and defense; air freight and logistics; beverages; airlines; biotechnology; building products; capital markets; chemicals; containers and packaging; communications equipment; diversified telecommunication services; electric utilities; food and staples retailing; food products; healthcare equipment and supplies; electronic equipment, instruments and components; industrial conglomerates; insurance; Internet software and services; household durables; media; household products; independent power and renewable electricity producers, and metals and mining.
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