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BlackRock Municipal Income Trust (BFK)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Sep 24, 2022

Company Info

ISINUS09248F1093
CUSIP09248F109
SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management

Trading Data

Previous Close$9.95
Year Range$9.94 - $14.90
EMA (50)$10.73
EMA (200)$12.06
Average Volume$141.64K
Market Capitalization$447.56M

BFKShare Price Chart


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BFKPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in BlackRock Municipal Income Trust in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $16,215 for a total return of roughly 62.15%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-16.53%
-19.28%
BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BFKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-10.55%-10.55%
6M-19.02%-18.29%
YTD-34.49%-22.51%
1Y-33.47%-15.76%
5Y-2.68%8.16%
10Y0.64%9.79%

BFKMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-10.36%-2.76%-8.69%-3.54%10.97%-16.54%5.29%-4.41%-8.46%
2021-1.36%-0.94%0.40%0.72%1.19%2.17%0.70%1.22%-4.89%-0.09%1.21%4.78%
20203.42%-3.76%-7.02%-5.93%7.47%2.60%11.15%-4.46%-1.54%0.94%8.13%4.65%
20196.14%2.40%3.12%2.73%2.89%-1.22%2.12%0.45%0.17%-0.97%0.31%2.18%
2018-4.10%-0.93%-2.36%-0.40%1.48%0.30%1.70%0.14%-3.95%-1.38%2.36%-1.55%
20173.69%-0.06%-1.36%0.89%3.19%-1.22%3.52%-0.37%-0.74%-1.02%-0.18%1.26%
20161.53%1.85%1.43%1.80%1.65%1.67%0.83%-0.82%1.42%-6.78%-6.43%1.76%
20154.85%-2.06%2.27%-1.81%-1.78%-3.17%3.01%-0.48%3.05%3.76%0.19%2.97%
20144.93%-0.11%1.80%2.46%3.07%-0.82%-0.54%3.37%-1.47%2.14%-0.09%3.35%
20132.43%0.51%-3.87%2.32%-5.23%-3.96%-7.33%-2.30%5.16%2.84%-7.82%5.18%
20128.85%1.27%-4.23%2.91%1.82%5.14%2.74%-2.42%6.38%-0.48%2.47%-6.38%
2011-3.22%1.49%0.98%0.74%3.97%2.36%-1.49%5.91%2.78%1.63%0.15%2.04%
20102.80%1.90%2.40%0.14%2.00%0.06%0.65%7.61%-2.09%0.19%-5.65%-3.38%

BFKSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current BlackRock Municipal Income Trust Sharpe ratio is -1.86. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-2.00-1.50-1.00-0.500.000.501.001.50AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-1.86
-0.73
BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BFKDividend History

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust granted a 6.70% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.65 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.65$0.70$0.67$0.67$0.72$0.79$0.87$0.90$0.91$0.93$0.96$0.96$0.94

Dividend yield

6.70%4.71%4.71%5.42%7.04%7.14%8.47%8.68%9.70%11.81%10.74%12.69%14.77%

BFKDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-34.58%
-23.00%
BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BFKWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the BlackRock Municipal Income Trust. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the BlackRock Municipal Income Trust is 34.58%, recorded on Sep 23, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-34.58%Aug 12, 2021281Sep 23, 2022
-32.53%Feb 25, 202017Mar 18, 202096Aug 4, 2020113
-23.6%Dec 6, 2012176Aug 19, 2013355Jan 15, 2015531
-19.35%Sep 10, 201089Jan 14, 2011170Sep 19, 2011259
-14.68%Sep 29, 2016509Oct 8, 2018127Apr 11, 2019636
-8.72%Feb 3, 201589Jun 10, 201583Oct 7, 2015172
-8.13%Aug 12, 202053Oct 26, 202021Nov 24, 202074
-7.68%Mar 13, 20124Mar 16, 201248May 24, 201252
-6.26%Jan 4, 202144Mar 8, 202159Jun 1, 2021103
-4.99%Aug 2, 201216Aug 23, 201216Sep 17, 201232

BFKVolatility Chart

Current BlackRock Municipal Income Trust volatility is 6.18%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
6.18%
23.28%
BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
Benchmark (^GSPC)