BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure (NYSE:BUI) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, July 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.121 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, July 31st. This represents a $1.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.14%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 12th.

Shares of BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure (BUI) traded down 1.26% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $20.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 43,893 shares. The company’s market capitalization is $344.20 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $20.88 and its 200-day moving average is $19.93. BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure has a 52-week low of $17.24 and a 52-week high of $21.40.

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BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Company Profile

BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust is a closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in equity securities issued by companies that are engaged in the Utilities and Infrastructure business segments in the world and by utilizing an option writing (selling) strategy in an effort to enhance current gains.

Dividend History for BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure (NYSE:BUI)

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