Citigroup Inc. Sells 955 Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST)

Citigroup Inc. lessened its holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) by 7.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 11,540 shares of the company’s stock after selling 955 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust were worth $317,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 10.6% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 366,249 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,065,000 after acquiring an additional 35,089 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates boosted its stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 2.4% during the 4th quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 328,870 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,037,000 after acquiring an additional 7,780 shares during the last quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. bought a new position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust during the 4th quarter valued at $242,000. Quad Cities Investment Group LLC bought a new position in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust during the 4th quarter valued at $158,000. Finally, BB&T Securities LLC lifted its position in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 2.6% in the 4th quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 54,821 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,506,000 after buying an additional 1,379 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust stock traded down $0.13 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $33.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 46,964 shares, compared to its average volume of 85,427. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a one year low of $23.92 and a one year high of $36.20.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Investors of record on Monday, April 15th will be given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 12th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.36%.

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BlackRock Science & Technology Trust Profile

BlackRock Science and Technology Trust is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests directly and indirectly through derivative such as options in public equity markets of countries across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across the science and technology sector.

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

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