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BlackRock Municipal Income Trust (BFK)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 22, 2022

Company Info

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management

Trading Data

Previous Close$10.37
Year Range$10.37 - $15.11
EMA (50)$11.77
EMA (200)$13.07
Average Volume$177.90K
Market Capitalization$478.63M

BFKShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in BlackRock Municipal Income Trust on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $17,010 for a total return of roughly 70.10%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
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BFKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


BFKMonthly Returns Heatmap

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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 -1.62. 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.

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BFKDividend History

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust granted a 6.65% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.69 per share.


Dividend yield


BFKDrawdowns Chart

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

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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 32.53%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 96 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-32.53%Feb 25, 202017Mar 18, 202096Aug 4, 2020113
-31.37%Aug 12, 2021215Jun 21, 2022
-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 31.47%. 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.

BFK (BlackRock Municipal Income Trust)
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