BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund Inc (NYSE:EGF) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, December 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of 0.041 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $0.49 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th.
EGF traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $13.10. 200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,220. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $13.00 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $13.02. BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund has a fifty-two week low of $12.60 and a fifty-two week high of $13.45.
About BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund
BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in fixed income markets. It primarily invests in a portfolio of United States government and government agency securities, including the U.S.
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