BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ – Get Rating) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 161,200 shares, a drop of 16.7% from the March 31st total of 193,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 570,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.3 days.
Shares of NYSE:BDJ opened at $9.42 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.60 and its 200 day moving average is $9.86. BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust has a 1 year low of $8.99 and a 1 year high of $10.69.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 14th were given a $0.056 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, April 13th. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.13%.
BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust Company Profile (Get Rating)
BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in dividend paying stocks of companies across all market capitalizations.
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