IHT Wealth Management LLC Acquires New Holdings in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST)

IHT Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (NYSE:BST) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,042,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 0.6% in the second quarter. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC now owns 5,859 shares of the company’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 34 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 0.7% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 17,496 shares of the company’s stock worth $389,000 after acquiring an additional 128 shares in the last quarter. Strategic Financial Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 6.4% in the second quarter. Strategic Financial Group LLC now owns 16,808 shares of the company’s stock worth $373,000 after acquiring an additional 1,005 shares in the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 4.8% in the second quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 49,764 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,105,000 after acquiring an additional 2,279 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust by 43.5% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 16,821 shares of the company’s stock worth $373,000 after acquiring an additional 5,100 shares in the last quarter.

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Shares of BlackRock Science & Technology Trust (BST) traded down 0.08% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $24.92. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 50,394 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $24.11 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.79. BlackRock Science & Technology Trust has a 1-year low of $17.71 and a 1-year high of $24.95.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 16th will be paid a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 13th.

BlackRock Science & Technology Trust Company Profile

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

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