MFS Charter Income Trust Company Profile (NYSE:MCR)

About MFS Charter Income Trust

MFS Charter Income Trust logoMFS Charter Income Trust (the 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 invests its assets primarily in debt instruments. Its assets are also invested 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 of the United States and/or foreign issuers, and/or debt instruments of issuers located in emerging market countries. The Fund invests in High Yield Corporates, Investment Grade Corporates, Emerging Markets Bonds, Collateralized Debt Obligations, Floating Rate Loans and the United States Treasury Securities Massachusetts, among other sectors. Financial Services Company (MFS) is the Fund's investment advisor.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Debt
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MCR
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $8.51
  • 52-Week Range: $7.62 - $8.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 858.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $2.00 (76.69% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/19/2016Paradigm CapitalLower Price TargetBuyC$3.00 -> C$2.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.19 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.01 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:8.74%
Dividend Growth:6.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-394.74% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
7,500.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/1/2017monthly$0.068.73%2/14/20172/16/20172/28/2017
1/4/2017monthly$0.068.69%1/17/20171/19/20171/31/2017
12/2/2016monthly$0.068.93%12/20/201612/22/201612/30/2016
11/2/2016monthly$0.069.17%11/15/201611/17/201611/30/2016
10/4/2016monthly$0.068.85%10/18/201610/20/201610/31/2016
9/2/2016monthly$0.068.73%9/20/20169/22/20169/30/2016
8/2/2016monthly$0.068.78%8/16/20168/18/20168/31/2016
7/5/2016monthly$0.068.71%7/19/20167/21/20167/29/2016
6/1/2016$0.066/14/20166/16/20166/30/2016
5/3/2016monthly$0.068.85%5/17/20165/19/20165/31/2016
4/4/2016monthly$0.068.9%4/19/20164/21/20164/29/2016
3/2/2016monthly$0.068.72%3/15/20163/17/20163/31/2016
2/2/2016monthly$0.069.39%2/16/20162/18/20162/29/2016
1/5/2016monthly$0.069.38%1/19/20161/21/20161/29/2016
12/2/2015monthly$0.069.31%12/15/201512/17/201512/31/2015
11/3/2015monthly$0.069.04%11/17/201511/19/201511/30/2015
10/2/2015monthly$0.069.73%10/13/201510/15/201510/30/2015
9/2/2015monthly$0.069.32%9/15/20159/17/20159/30/2015
8/4/2015monthly$0.069.3%8/18/20158/20/20158/31/2015
7/2/2015monthly$0.079.23%7/14/20157/16/20157/31/2015
6/2/2015monthly$0.078.92%6/16/20156/18/20156/30/2015
5/4/2015monthly$0.079.06%5/12/20155/14/20155/29/2015
4/2/2015monthly$0.056.14%4/14/20154/16/20154/30/2015
3/3/2015monthly$0.056.03%3/17/20153/19/20153/31/2015
2/3/2015monthly$0.056.14%2/17/20152/19/20152/27/2015
1/5/2015monthly$0.4561.29%1/13/20151/15/20151/30/2015
12/2/2014monthly$0.1723.39%12/16/201412/18/201412/31/2014
11/4/2014monthly$0.056.3%11/18/201411/20/201411/28/2014
10/2/2014monthly$0.056.39%10/14/201410/16/201410/31/2014
9/3/2014monthly$0.056.18%9/16/20149/18/20149/30/2014
8/4/2014monthly$0.056.25%8/12/20148/14/20148/29/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/23/2014Maryanne L RoepkeDirectorBuy1,311$9.16$12,008.76View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
DateHeadline
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 MFS SPECIAL VALUE TRUST For: Jan 04 Filed by: Uek Robert W (NYSE:MCR)
www.streetinsider.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
4-traders.com logoMFS Multimarket Income Trust : Releases Closed-End Fund Income Distribution Sources for Certain Funds (NYSE:MCR)
www.4-traders.com - September 26 at 6:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMFS Charter Income Trust goes ex-dividend today (NYSE:MCR)
seekingalpha.com - September 21 at 5:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMFS Charter Income Trust (MCR) (NYSE:MCR)
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 5:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoMincor Resources NL :MCR-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:MCR)
www.capitalcube.com - July 22 at 3:28 AM
capitalcube.com logoMacro Enterprises, Inc. :MCR-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 8, 2016 (NYSE:MCR)
www.capitalcube.com - June 8 at 9:46 AM
blogs.barrons.com logoMFS Closed-End Fund Targeted by Activists (NYSE:MCR)
blogs.barrons.com - May 31 at 3:20 PM
thestreet.com logoMFS Charter Income Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MCR) (NYSE:MCR)
www.thestreet.com - January 17 at 7:41 PM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 19/2015 from 02.12.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - December 10 at 8:07 AM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 18/2015 from 27.11.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - December 10 at 7:47 AM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 17/2015 from 24.11.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - November 26 at 7:21 AM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 16/2015 from 04.11.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - November 6 at 9:04 AM
noodls.com logoFulfilment of the condition precedent to the agreement of 10 July 2015 for the purchase of shares in a Hungarian law company – Dunamenti Tűzvédelem - Current report 15/2015 from 02.10.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - October 7 at 2:54 AM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 14/2015 from 01.10.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - October 2 at 9:00 AM
noodls.com logoCurrent report 13/2015 from 25.09.2015 (NYSE:MCR)
www.noodls.com - October 1 at 2:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMFS Announces Portfolio Management Addition for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)
finance.yahoo.com - September 30 at 10:11 AM

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What is MFS Charter Income Trust's stock symbol?

MFS Charter Income Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MCR."

How often does MFS Charter Income Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MFS Charter Income Trust?

MFS Charter Income Trust announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.063 per share on Tuesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th. This is a boost from MFS Charter Income Trust's previous monthly dividend of $0.06.

Where is MFS Charter Income Trust's stock going? Where will MFS Charter Income Trust's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for MFS Charter Income Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $2.00. On average, they expect MFS Charter Income Trust's stock price to reach $2.00 in the next year.

Who owns MFS Charter Income Trust stock?

MFS Charter Income Trust's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Saba Capital Management L.P. (0.00%), Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC (0.00%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.00%) and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.00%).

Who sold MFS Charter Income Trust stock? Who is selling MFS Charter Income Trust stock?

MFS Charter Income Trust's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Saba Capital Management L.P. and Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC.

Who bought MFS Charter Income Trust stock? Who is buying MFS Charter Income Trust stock?

MFS Charter Income Trust's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc..

How do I buy MFS Charter Income Trust stock?

Shares of MFS Charter Income Trust can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MFS Charter Income Trust stock cost?

One share of MFS Charter Income Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.58.

MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MFS Charter Income Trust (NYSE:MCR)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff