BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, October 3rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, October 16th will be given a dividend of 0.11 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.36%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 13th.

Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) traded up 0.16% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $24.61. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 64,476 shares. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 12 month low of $17.71 and a 12 month high of $24.70. The company’s 50-day moving average is $23.94 and its 200 day moving average is $22.69.

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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust Company Profile

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (the Trust) is a closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide income and total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. The Trust invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of science and technology companies.

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