BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
News articles about BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.1469607608433 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST) opened at $26.69 on Tuesday. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a twelve month low of $17.92 and a twelve month high of $27.45.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th were issued a dividend of $0.13 per share. This is an increase from BlackRock Science & Technology Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.84%.
About BlackRock Science & Technology Trust
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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