MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, September 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a dividend of 0.0624 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 12th. This is a positive change from MFS Charter Income Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06.

MFS Charter Income Trust has raised its dividend payment by an average of 6.4% per year over the last three years.

MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR) traded up 0.23% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.61. The company had a trading volume of 77,846 shares. MFS Charter Income Trust has a 1-year low of $8.08 and a 1-year high of $8.76. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $8.63 and a 200 day moving average of $8.63.

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About MFS Charter Income Trust

MFS Charter Income Trust (Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek high current income, but may also consider capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests in debt instruments. The Fund also invests in corporate bonds of the United States and/or foreign issuers, the United States Government securities, foreign government securities, mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities and/or debt instruments of issuers located in emerging market countries.

Dividend History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)

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