Media stories about Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE:BZM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 48.5554072096128 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust (BZM) traded down 0.14% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.16. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,890 shares. Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust has a 1-year low of $13.81 and a 1-year high of $17.00. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $14.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.50.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a $0.0474 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.02%.
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Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust Company Profile
BlackRock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end municipal bond fund. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income exempt from regular federal income taxes and Maryland personal income taxes. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax) and Maryland personal income taxes.
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