NYSE:DSU - BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.70 -0.03 (-0.28 %) (As of 03/25/2019 08:47 AM ET)Previous Close$10.73Today's Range$10.70 - $10.727452-Week Range$9.48 - $11.72Volume127,110 shsAverage Volume268,621 shsMarket Capitalization$566.14 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield7.68%Beta0.54 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of companies' debt instruments, including corporate loans, which are rated in the lower rating categories of the established rating services (BBB or lower by S&P's or Baa or lower by Moody's) or unrated debt instruments, which are in the judgment of the investment adviser of equivalent quality. It was formerly known as Debt Strategies Fund Inc. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. was formed on March 27, 1998 and is domiciled in the United States. Receive DSU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DSU 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:DSU Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1051003 WebN/A PhoneN/ADebt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-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 / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares52,910,000Market Cap$566.14 million Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund (NYSE:DSU) Frequently Asked Questions What is BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund's stock symbol? BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DSU." How often does BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund? BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund declared a monthly dividend on Monday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0685 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. View BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund's Dividend History. Has BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about DSU stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund include Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB), Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX), PIMCO Corporate&Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Tri-Continental (TY), Royce Value Trust (RVT), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Hercules Capital (HTGC), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), Boulder Growth & Income Fund (BIF), Apollo Investment (AINV), AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd (AWF), Solar Capital (SLRC) and Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund (MYI). What other stocks do shareholders of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund investors own include AT&T (T), Gladstone Capital (GLAD), Altria Group (MO), The Coca-Cola (KO), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), Philip Morris International (PM), The Zweig Total Return Fund (ZTR), Prospect Capital (PSEC), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC) and Gladstone Investment (GAIN). Who are BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund's key executives? BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund'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 Debt Strategies Fund's major shareholders? BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (1.65%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (1.14%), Citigroup Inc. (0.63%), RMB Capital Management LLC (0.56%), Moab Capital Partners LLC (0.36%) and Arete Wealth Advisors LLC (0.29%). Company insiders that own BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund stock include Catherine A Lynch, James Keenan, Mitchell Garfin and Saba Capital Management, LP. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund. Which institutional investors are selling BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund stock? DSU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Relative Value Partners Group LLC, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Citigroup Inc., Arete Wealth Advisors LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Focused Wealth Management Inc and Park Avenue Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund company stock in the last year include Mitchell Garfin and Saba Capital Management, LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund. Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund stock? DSU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., RMB Capital Management LLC, Q Global Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Beach Point Capital Management LP and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund stock in the last two years include Catherine A Lynch and James Keenan. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund. How do I buy shares of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund? Shares of DSU 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 Debt Strategies Fund's stock price today? One share of DSU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.70. How big of a company is BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund? BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund has a market capitalization of $566.14 million. MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund (NYSE DSU)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 65 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 64 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 129MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DSU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DSU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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