BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Holdings Boosted by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BSTGet Rating) by 10.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 117,500 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,882 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC’s holdings in BlackRock Science and Technology Trust were worth $3,452,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust by 103.7% in the 2nd quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 780 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,000 after purchasing an additional 397 shares during the last quarter. ACG Wealth acquired a new position in BlackRock Science and Technology Trust during the 2nd quarter worth $41,000. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC acquired a new position in BlackRock Science and Technology Trust during the 1st quarter worth $59,000. Trust Co. of Vermont acquired a new position in BlackRock Science and Technology Trust during the 2nd quarter worth $65,000. Finally, Retirement Group LLC raised its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust by 57.8% during the second quarter. Retirement Group LLC now owns 1,988 shares of the company’s stock valued at $65,000 after buying an additional 728 shares during the last quarter.

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Stock Up 3.1 %

Shares of BST opened at $31.57 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $30.51 and a 200-day simple moving average of $32.41. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust has a 52 week low of $27.45 and a 52 week high of $50.56.

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 12th.

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust Company Profile

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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 and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST)

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