BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 14th.
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has raised its dividend by an average of 13.6% per year over the last three years.
Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust stock traded down $0.35 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $30.81. 74,414 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 86,225. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a fifty-two week low of $23.92 and a fifty-two week high of $36.20.
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BlackRock Science and Technology Trust is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests directly and indirectly through derivative such as options in public equity markets of countries across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across the science and technology sector.
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