About BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (NYSE:BGT)
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (the Trust) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment Company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide current income, current gains and capital appreciation. The Trust has investments in various sectors, such as oil, gas and consumable fuels; real estate investment trusts; auto components; automobiles; banks; aerospace and defense; air freight and logistics; beverages; airlines; biotechnology; building products; capital markets; chemicals; containers and packaging; communications equipment; diversified telecommunication services; electric utilities; food and staples retailing; food products; healthcare equipment and supplies; electronic equipment, instruments and components; industrial conglomerates; insurance; Internet software and services; household durables; media; household products; independent power and renewable electricity producers, and metals and mining. Its investment manager is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.
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BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (NYSE:BGT) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's stock symbol?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGT."
How often does BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust announced a monthly dividend on Monday, March 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0583 per share on Thursday, March 29th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.03%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 14th. View BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's Dividend History.
Who are some of BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust include Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT), Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (CTR), MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR), Goldman Sachs MLP Inc Opp (GMZ), Carador Income Fund (CIFU), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Center Coast Brookfield MLP&Enrg Inf Fnd (CEN), Kayne Anderson Energy Development (KED), BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA), Voya Asia Pacific High (IAE), Malaysia Fund (MAY), Full Circle Capital (FULL), GLI Finance (GLIF), Andalas Energy and Power (ADL), Helios Advantage Income Fund (HAV), MCG Capital (MCGC) and Warehouse REIT (WHR).
Who are BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's key executives?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
- Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 71)
- John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 53)
- Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 67)
- Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
- Brian P. Kindelan, Chief Compliance Officer, Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Age 58)
- Anne F. Ackerley, Vice President (Age 55)
- Robert W. Crothers, Vice President (Age 36)
- Brendan Kyne, Vice President (Age 40)
- Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 47)
- Janey Ahn, Secretary (Age 42)
Has BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about BGT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's major shareholders?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.18%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (2.10%), LLBH Private Wealth Management LLC (1.26%), LPL Financial LLC (0.59%), Summit X LLC (0.34%) and Rockland Trust Co. (0.28%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust.
Which major investors are selling BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust stock?
Which major investors are buying BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust stock?
BGT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LPL Financial LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, LLBH Private Wealth Management LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and Rockland Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust.
How do I buy shares of BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?
Shares of BGT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's stock price today?
One share of BGT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.91.
How big of a company is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust has a market capitalization of $328.68 million.
How can I contact BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-212-7545336.
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BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (NYSE:BGT) Dividend Information
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