News articles about BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8172381363314 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) opened at $26.37 on Monday. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust has a 12 month low of $17.83 and a 12 month high of $27.45.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.01%.
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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