NYSE:BKT - BlackRock Income Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.59 -0.04 (-0.71 %) (As of 11/20/2018 02:56 PM ET)Previous Close$5.63Today's Range$5.59 - $5.6152-Week Range$5.55 - $6.19Volume301 shsAverage Volume98,913 shsMarket Capitalization$357.90 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield6.23%Beta0.04 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BKT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BKT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:BKT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A WebN/A PhoneN/A Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares63,800,000Market Cap$357.90 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 announced a monthly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0344 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $0.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.38%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View BlackRock Income Trust's Dividend History. Has BlackRock Income Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about BKT stock has been trending neutral on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BlackRock Income Trust earned a news impact score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of BlackRock Income Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BlackRock Income Trust include Royce Value Trust (RVT), PIMCO Corporate&Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG), Hercules Capital (HTGC), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Boulder Growth & Income Fund (BIF), Apollo Investment (AINV), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd (AWF), Solar Capital (SLRC), Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH), Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD), General American Investors (GAM), Templeton Global Income Fund (GIM) and Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund (MYI). 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 54)Mr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)Mr. Charles Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti- Money Laundering Officer (Age 51)Mr. Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 48)Ms. Janey Ahn, Sec. (Age 43) 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN (13.69%), Icon Advisers Inc. Co. (1.82%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.74%), Oxbow Advisors LLC (0.28%), Dakota Wealth Management (0.22%) and Proequities Inc. (0.20%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock Income Trust. Which major investors are selling BlackRock Income Trust stock? BKT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Bessemer Group Inc. and Oxbow Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Income Trust. Which major investors are buying BlackRock Income Trust stock? BKT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dakota Wealth Management, Proequities Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. 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 $5.59. How big of a company is BlackRock Income Trust? BlackRock Income Trust has a market capitalization of $357.90 million. MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE BKT)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 80 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 83 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 163MarketBeat'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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue stock splits?