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About BlackRock Science (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 (NYSE:BST) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BlackRock Science's stock symbol?
BlackRock Science trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BST."
How often does BlackRock Science pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock Science?
BlackRock Science announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 14th. View BlackRock Science's Dividend History.
Who are BlackRock Science's key executives?
BlackRock Science'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 been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about BST stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Science earned a media sentiment score of -0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 44.43 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are BlackRock Science's major shareholders?
BlackRock Science's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.28%), UBS Group AG (1.05%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.93%), Stifel Financial Corp (0.48%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (0.30%) and BB&T Securities LLC (0.25%). Company insiders that own BlackRock Science stock include Kyle Mcclements and Richard Cavanagh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock Science.
Which institutional investors are selling BlackRock Science stock?
Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock Science stock?
How do I buy shares of BlackRock Science?
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's stock price today?
One share of BST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.60.
How big of a company is BlackRock Science?
BlackRock Science has a market capitalization of $713.87 million.
How can I contact BlackRock Science?
BlackRock Science'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 (NYSE:BST) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/20/2016 forward)
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BlackRock Science (NYSE:BST) Dividend Information
BlackRock Science 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 Thursday, May 31.
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
BlackRock Science (NYSE:BST) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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BlackRock Science (NYSE BST) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
BlackRock Science (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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