BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) Shares Sold by Advisor Group Holdings Inc.

Advisor Group Holdings Inc. cut its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) by 34.5% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 66,034 shares of the company’s stock after selling 34,758 shares during the period. Advisor Group Holdings Inc.’s holdings in BlackRock Science and Technology Trust were worth $3,445,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. International Assets Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust by 3.9% during the 3rd quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 5,294 shares of the company’s stock valued at $276,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. acquired a new position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust during the 3rd quarter valued at $25,000. IFG Advisory LLC increased its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust by 16.3% during the 3rd quarter. IFG Advisory LLC now owns 4,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $227,000 after purchasing an additional 611 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC acquired a new position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust during the 3rd quarter valued at $52,000. Finally, AE Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of BlackRock Science and Technology Trust by 22.3% during the 3rd quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 5,672 shares of the company’s stock valued at $296,000 after purchasing an additional 1,033 shares during the period.

BST opened at $47.66 on Friday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $51.06 and a 200-day simple moving average of $53.07. BlackRock Science and Technology Trust has a fifty-two week low of $46.92 and a fifty-two week high of $62.16.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 13th.

About BlackRock Science and Technology Trust

Blackrock Science & Technology Trust operates as a mutual fund-closed end investment trust. Its investment objective is to provide income and total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. It focuses on investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of science and technology companies.

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

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