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

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$5.91 -0.01 (-0.17 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.91
Today's Range$5.90 - $5.92
52-Week Range$5.55 - $5.97
Volume90,946 shs
Average Volume152,914 shs
Market Capitalization$377.04 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.60%
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, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$377.04 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, April 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0344 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $0.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 12th. View BlackRock Income Trust's Dividend History.

Has BlackRock Income Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BKT stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BlackRock Income Trust earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of BlackRock Income Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BlackRock Income Trust investors own include Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Deere & Company (DE), Western Asset High Income Fund II (HIX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Lendlease Group (LLC), Velocity Data (VCT), Achaogen (AKAO) and Booking (BKNG).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dakota Wealth Management (0.21%), Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC (0.04%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.04%), FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%) and Narwhal Capital Management (0.03%). 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 Dakota Wealth Management and Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Income Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock Income Trust stock?

BKT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Narwhal Capital Management and Dynamic Advisor Solutions 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 $5.91.

How big of a company is BlackRock Income Trust?

BlackRock Income Trust has a market capitalization of $377.04 million.

What is BlackRock Income Trust's official website?

How can I contact BlackRock Income Trust?

The company can be reached via phone at 302-797-2000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE BKT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  94 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  178
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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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