Stifel Financial Corp Lowers Holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST)

Stifel Financial Corp trimmed its stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 163,076 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,657 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust were worth $3,618,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC now owns 5,859 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the period. Strategic Financial Group LLC boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter. Strategic Financial Group LLC now owns 16,808 shares of the company’s stock valued at $373,000 after buying an additional 1,005 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 43.5% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 16,821 shares of the company’s stock valued at $373,000 after buying an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 17,496 shares of the company’s stock valued at $389,000 after buying an additional 128 shares during the period. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 13.6% in the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 43,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $970,000 after buying an additional 5,217 shares during the period.

Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST) opened at 25.20 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $24.22 and a 200 day moving average of $22.90. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 52-week low of $17.71 and a 52-week high of $25.20.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 13th.

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

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