News articles about BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Income Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.8361966511995 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE BKT) opened at $6.02 on Tuesday. BlackRock Income Trust has a fifty-two week low of $6.00 and a fifty-two week high of $6.40.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 9th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th were issued a $0.0265 dividend. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th.
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BlackRock Income Trust Company Profile
BlackRock Income Trust, Inc (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 75% of its managed assets in bonds that are investment grade quality at the time of investment.
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