BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, June 3rd, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.15 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th.
BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has raised its dividend by an average of 13.6% annually over the last three years.
BST traded up $0.68 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $32.24. The stock had a trading volume of 94,659 shares, compared to its average volume of 87,659. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 1 year low of $23.92 and a 1 year high of $36.20.
BlackRock Science and Technology Trust is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests directly and indirectly through derivative such as options in public equity markets of countries across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across the science and technology sector.
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