BlackRock Income Trust Inc. (NYSE:BKT) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.0265 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.11%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.
BlackRock Income Trust has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 11.1% per year over the last three years.
Shares of BlackRock Income Trust (BKT) opened at $6.22 on Friday. BlackRock Income Trust has a 1 year low of $6.06 and a 1 year high of $6.40.
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About BlackRock Income Trust
BlackRock Income Trust, Inc (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 75% of its managed assets in bonds that are investment grade quality at the time of investment.
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