DSU - BR-DEBT STRAT F Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.62 0.08 (0.69 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 04:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.54
Today's Range$11.56 - $11.62
52-Week Range$10.84 - $11.85
Volume87,800 shs
Average Volume147,282 shs
Market Capitalization$701.09 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.99%
Beta0.48

About BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

BR-DEBT STRAT F 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

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:DSU
CUSIPN/A
WebN/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

Dividend

Annual Dividend$0.81
Dividend Yield7.0%

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares60,750,000

Frequently Asked Questions for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

What is BR-DEBT STRAT F's stock symbol?

BR-DEBT STRAT F trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DSU."

How often does BR-DEBT STRAT F pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BR-DEBT STRAT F?

BR-DEBT STRAT F declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0685 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. View BR-DEBT STRAT F's Dividend History.

Who are some of BR-DEBT STRAT F's key competitors?

Who are BR-DEBT STRAT F's key executives?

BR-DEBT STRAT F's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard E. Cavanagh, Chairman of the Board
  • John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee
  • Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer
  • Charles C. S. Park, Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) and Anti-Money Laundering Officer
  • Robert W. Crothers, Vice President
  • Jay M. Fife, Treasurer
  • Janey Ahn, Secretary
  • Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee
  • Frank J. Fabozzi, Independent Trustee

Who owns BR-DEBT STRAT F stock?

BR-DEBT STRAT F's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include SABA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. (14.20%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.38%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.79%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.66%) and Doliver Capital Advisors LP (0.26%). Company insiders that own BR-DEBT STRAT F stock include Catherine A Lynch, Cynthia Egan, James Keenan, John Perlowski, Michael J Castellano, Richard Cavanagh and Saba Capital Management, LP. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BR-DEBT STRAT F.

Who sold BR-DEBT STRAT F stock? Who is selling BR-DEBT STRAT F stock?

BR-DEBT STRAT F's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Opera Trading Capital and Doliver Capital Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for BR-DEBT STRAT F.

Who bought BR-DEBT STRAT F stock? Who is buying BR-DEBT STRAT F stock?

BR-DEBT STRAT F's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., Shaker Financial Services LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., SG Americas Securities LLC, Park Avenue Securities LLC and Vident Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have bought BR-DEBT STRAT F stock in the last two years include Catherine A Lynch, Cynthia Egan, James Keenan, John Perlowski, Michael J Castellano, Richard Cavanagh and Saba Capital Management, LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for BR-DEBT STRAT F.

How do I buy BR-DEBT STRAT F stock?

Shares of BR-DEBT STRAT F 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 BR-DEBT STRAT F's stock price today?

One share of BR-DEBT STRAT F stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.62.

How big of a company is BR-DEBT STRAT F?

BR-DEBT STRAT F has a market capitalization of $701.09 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BR-DEBT STRAT F (DSU)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  30 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  25 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  55
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BR-DEBT STRAT F and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

Price Target History for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

Analysts' Ratings History for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

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Earnings

Earnings History for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)


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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

Next Dividend:11/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.81
Dividend Yield:6.97%
Dividend Growth:-9.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

Dividend History by Quarter for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE DSU)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/2/2017monthly$0.077.03%11/14/201711/15/201711/30/2017
10/3/2017monthly$0.077.01%10/13/201710/16/201710/31/2017
9/5/2017monthly$0.077.09%9/14/20179/15/20179/29/2017
8/3/2017monthly$0.076.98%8/11/20178/15/20178/31/2017
7/5/2017monthly$0.077.11%7/12/20177/14/20177/31/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.077.03%6/13/20176/15/20176/30/2017
5/2/2017monthly$0.076.98%5/11/20175/15/20175/31/2017
4/4/2017monthly$0.077.15%4/11/20174/13/20174/28/2017
3/2/2017monthly$0.066.46%3/13/20173/15/20173/31/2017
2/15/2017monthly$0.066.49%2/13/20172/15/20172/28/2017
12/20/2016special$0.026.71%12/28/201612/30/20161/9/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE DSU)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 39.53%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU)

Insider Trades by Quarter for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE DSU)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/26/2017James KeenanInsiderBuy10,000$11.69$116,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Catherine A. LynchDirectorBuy2,120$11.78$24,973.60View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017James KeenanInsiderBuy1,500$11.55$17,325.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2017Cynthia EganDirectorBuy200$11.42$2,284.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Cynthia EganDirectorBuy8,550$11.47$98,068.50View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Michael J CastellanoDirectorBuy1,800$11.03$19,854.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016John PerlowskiInsiderBuy4,000$10.86$43,440.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016James KeenanInsiderBuy50,000$3.51$175,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016James KeenanInsiderBuy50,000$3.47$173,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Richard CavanaghDirectorBuy2,500$3.47$8,675.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Catherine A LynchDirectorBuy6,465$3.48$22,498.20View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE DSU)

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DateHeadline
BR-DEBT STRAT F (DSU) Declares $0.07 Monthly DividendBR-DEBT STRAT F (DSU) Declares $0.07 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 6:13 PM
BR-DEBT STRAT F to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (DSU)BR-DEBT STRAT F to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (DSU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 6:36 PM
BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) Announces $0.07 Monthly DividendBR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) Announces $0.07 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 6:44 PM
James Keenan Buys 10,000 Shares of BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) StockJames Keenan Buys 10,000 Shares of BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 1:30 PM
BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07BR-DEBT STRAT F (NYSE:DSU) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 8:00 PM
Despite Increased Risks, CEFL Dividend Yield Of 18.5% Makes It AttractiveDespite Increased Risks, CEFL Dividend Yield Of 18.5% Makes It Attractive
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 6:31 AM
BLACKROCK DEBT STRATEGIES FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and ExhibitsBLACKROCK DEBT STRATEGIES FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - October 28 at 9:34 PM
[$$] 6 Undervalued Funds Yielding as Much as 11%[$$] 6 Undervalued Funds Yielding as Much as 11%
www.barrons.com - May 3 at 5:51 AM

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