Citadel Advisors LLC Takes $236,000 Position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST)

Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 9,654 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $236,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of BST. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 15.5% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,038,534 shares of the company’s stock valued at $23,066,000 after buying an additional 139,227 shares during the period. Spectrum Management Group Inc. purchased a new stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust during the third quarter valued at about $2,419,000. Smith Moore & CO. purchased a new stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust during the third quarter valued at about $1,150,000. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 108.8% during the second quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 48,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,086,000 after buying an additional 25,484 shares during the period. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 16.9% during the third quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 173,819 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,246,000 after purchasing an additional 25,166 shares during the period.

Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) opened at $26.81 on Friday. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 1-year low of $17.88 and a 1-year high of $27.45.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.13 per share. This is a positive change from BlackRock Science & Technology Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th.

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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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