BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:DSU) Shares Sold by AEGON USA Investment Management LLC

AEGON USA Investment Management LLC lowered its holdings in shares of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:DSU) by 12.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 301,505 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 41,508 shares during the period. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund comprises 1.2% of AEGON USA Investment Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest holding. AEGON USA Investment Management LLC owned approximately 0.60% of BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund worth $3,247,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Lindbrook Capital LLC acquired a new position in BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund during the first quarter worth about $69,000. Two Sigma Securities LLC acquired a new position in BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund during the fourth quarter worth about $102,000. Hanson McClain Inc. acquired a new position in BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund during the first quarter worth about $127,000. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new position in BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund during the fourth quarter worth about $196,000. Finally, FNY Investment Advisers LLC acquired a new position in BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund during the first quarter worth about $220,000. Institutional investors own 38.81% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:DSU traded up $0.03 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $10.82. The stock had a trading volume of 192,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 191,286. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $10.74. BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $9.48 and a fifty-two week high of $11.41.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th were given a $0.0685 dividend. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.60%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 13th.

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