About BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST)
BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (the Trust) is a closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide income and total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. The Trust invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of science and technology companies. The Trust seeks to invest in a portfolio of equity securities and utilizing an option over-writing strategy in an effort to seek total return performance and enhance distributions. It invests in various sectors, including Internet software and services; software; semiconductors and semiconductor equipment; electronic equipment, instruments and components; media; communications equipment, hotels, restaurants and leisure, professional services, household durables and wireless telecommunication services. BlackRock Advisors, LLC is the manager of the Trust, which provides investment advisory and administration services.
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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's stock symbol?
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BST."
How often does BlackRock Science & Technology Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock Science & Technology Trust?
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, April 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 16th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, April 30th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 13th. View BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's Dividend History.
Who are some of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's key competitors?
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Who are BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's key executives?
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
- Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 72)
- John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 54)
- Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 58)
- Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 68)
- Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
- Charles Park J.D., Compliance Officer, Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Age 51)
- Robert W. Crothers, Vice President (Age 37)
- Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 48)
- Janey Ahn, Secretary (Age 43)
- Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee (Age 72)
Has BlackRock Science & Technology Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about BST stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.71 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust?
Shares of BST 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 Science & Technology Trust's stock price today?
One share of BST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.35.
How big of a company is BlackRock Science & Technology Trust?
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a market capitalization of $713.87 million.
How can I contact BlackRock Science & Technology Trust?
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-302-7972000.
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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/20/2016 forward)
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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Dividend Information
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.00 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.00%. BST's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Monday, April 30.
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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE BST) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE BST) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|4/3/2018||Kyle Mcclements||Insider||Sell||1,814||$29.10||$52,787.40|| |
|7/6/2017||Richard Cavanagh||Director||Buy||500||$22.44||$11,220.00||500|| |
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