BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT) declared a — dividend on Thursday, September 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.0344 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a yield of 6.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th.

BlackRock Income Trust has increased its dividend payment by an average of 0.8% per year over the last three years.

Shares of NYSE BKT opened at $6.02 on Wednesday. BlackRock Income Trust has a fifty-two week low of $5.55 and a fifty-two week high of $6.16. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $6.06 and its 200 day simple moving average is $5.98.

About BlackRock Income Trust

BlackRock Income Trust, Inc is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests in securities of companies that operate across diversified sectors. It invests in securities such as U.S.

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Dividend History for BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT)

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