BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, December 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of 0.13 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This is a positive change from BlackRock Science and Technology Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11.

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (BST) traded up $0.19 on Monday, reaching $26.32. The company had a trading volume of 70,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 101,136. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust has a 1 year low of $17.88 and a 1 year high of $27.45.

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BlackRock Science and 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.

Dividend History for BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST)

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