BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST) Given News Impact Score of 0.33

Media coverage about BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.9161172846029 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) traded up 0.48% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.32. The stock had a trading volume of 80,960 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $24.22 and its 200-day moving average is $22.90. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 52-week low of $17.71 and a 52-week high of $25.32.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 16th will be issued a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date 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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