First Trust Advisors LP Raises Position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) – Slater Sentinel


First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 143,236 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,094 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust were worth $4,628,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. bought a new stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust in the 1st quarter worth $221,000. ACG Wealth grew its holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 4.0% in the 1st quarter. ACG Wealth now owns 8,148 shares of the company’s stock worth $267,000 after acquiring an additional 314 shares during the last quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC bought a new stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust in the 1st quarter worth $209,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. grew its holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 2.7% in the 1st quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 11,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $376,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC grew its holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 19.2% in the 1st quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 11,875 shares of the company’s stock worth $390,000 after acquiring an additional 1,915 shares during the last quarter.

BlackRock Science & Technology Trust stock traded down $0.09 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $33.03. The stock had a trading volume of 38,894 shares, compared to its average volume of 87,529. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 52 week low of $23.92 and a 52 week high of $36.20. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $33.30 and a 200-day simple moving average of $32.81.

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The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 15th were issued a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.45%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 14th.

BlackRock Science & Technology Trust Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST)



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