BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund Company Profile (NYSE:DSU)

About BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund

BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund logoBlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide current income by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of the United States companies' debt instruments, including corporate loans, which are rated in the lower rating categories of the established rating services or unrated debt instruments. The Fund's secondary objective is to provide capital appreciation. Corporate loans include senior and subordinated corporate loans, both secured and unsecured. It invests directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. The Fund invests in various industries, including aerospace and defense, air freight and logistics, auto components, building products, consumer finance, diversified consumer services, energy equipment and services, healthcare equipment and supplies, household durables and media. BlackRock Advisors, LLC is the investment advisor of the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Debt
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DSU
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $3.64
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $3.63
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3.59
  • 52-Week Range: $3.07 - $3.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $680.36M
  • Beta: 0.46
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Analyst Ratings

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Consensus Price Target: N/A

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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund (NYSE:DSU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/17/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy103,600$3.61$373,996.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy301,800$3.60$1,086,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy100,000$3.62$362,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy104,577$3.61$377,522.97View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy157,814$3.51$553,927.14View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy20,000$3.52$70,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy33,924$3.48$118,055.52View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy20,419$3.46$70,649.74View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy50,000$3.42$171,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy118,400$3.42$404,928.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy41,848$3.46$144,794.08View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy76,976$3.39$260,948.64View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy11,310$3.39$38,340.90View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy491,666$3.36$1,651,997.76View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy738,713$3.33$2,459,914.29View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy1,365,003$3.29$4,490,859.87View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy550,147$3.26$1,793,479.22View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy65,276$3.21$209,535.96View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy260,999$3.17$827,366.83View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy300,506$3.16$949,598.96View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy150,500$3.21$483,105.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy100,000$3.18$318,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy448,200$3.15$1,411,830.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Saba Capital Management, L.P.Major ShareholderBuy1,057,174$3.17$3,351,241.58View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff