BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, December 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of 0.0344 per share on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $0.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 12th.
BlackRock Income Trust has decreased its dividend by an average of 14.5% annually over the last three years.
BKT opened at $5.77 on Friday. BlackRock Income Trust has a 1 year low of $5.55 and a 1 year high of $6.19.
BlackRock Income Trust, Inc is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests in securities of companies that operate across diversified sectors. It invests in securities such as U.S.
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