NYSE:BKT - BlackRock Income Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.85 -0.03 (-0.51 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 03:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$5.85
Today's Range$5.84 - $5.8901
52-Week Range$5.55 - $5.95
Volume119,512 shs
Average Volume129,300 shs
Market Capitalization$373.21 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.29%
Beta0.07
BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests in securities of companies that operate across diversified sectors. It invests in securities such as U.S. government sponsored agency securities, non-agency mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and U.S. treasury obligations. The fund invests its assets in securities that are issued or guaranteed by the US government or one of its agencies or instrumentalities or rated at the time of investment either AAA by S&P or Aaa by Moody's. BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. was formed on July 22, 1988 and is domiciled in the United States.

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Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified
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SectorFinance
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Market Cap$373.21 million
OptionableNot Optionable

BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock Income Trust's stock symbol?

BlackRock Income Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKT."

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

BlackRock Income Trust declared a monthly dividend on Monday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0344 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $0.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. View BlackRock Income Trust's Dividend History.

Has BlackRock Income Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BKT stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BlackRock Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of BlackRock Income Trust's key competitors?

Who are BlackRock Income Trust's key executives?

BlackRock Income Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John M. Perlowski, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Charles Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti- Money Laundering Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Janey Ahn, Sec. (Age 44)

Who are BlackRock Income Trust's major shareholders?

BlackRock Income Trust's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Karpus Management Inc. (16.30%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (11.77%), 1607 Capital Partners LLC (2.90%), Icon Advisers Inc. Co. (1.94%), LPL Financial LLC (0.43%) and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.28%). Company insiders that own BlackRock Income Trust stock include Henry Gabbay and Karen P Robards. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock Income Trust.

Which institutional investors are selling BlackRock Income Trust stock?

BKT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC, LPL Financial LLC, LexAurum Advisors LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Income Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock Income Trust stock?

BKT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karpus Management Inc., 1607 Capital Partners LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Sigma Planning Corp, Meristem Family Wealth LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought BlackRock Income Trust stock in the last two years include Henry Gabbay and Karen P Robards. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Income Trust.

How do I buy shares of BlackRock Income Trust?

Shares of BKT 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 Income Trust's stock price today?

One share of BKT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.85.

How big of a company is BlackRock Income Trust?

BlackRock Income Trust has a market capitalization of $373.21 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE BKT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  87 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  170
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BlackRock Income Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BKT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BKT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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