Media headlines about BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE:BCX) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Resources and Commodities earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.3749936789012 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
BlackRock Resources and Commodities (NYSE BCX) remained flat at $8.78 during midday trading on Friday. 158,427 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. BlackRock Resources and Commodities has a 12-month low of $7.63 and a 12-month high of $8.99. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $8.55 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.41.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.0516 dividend. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th.
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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