Blackrock Income Trust Inc (NYSE:BKT) Stock Price While Sentiment Increases

June 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Sentiment for Blackrock Income Trust Inc (NYSE:BKT)

Blackrock Income Trust Inc (NYSE:BKT) institutional sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.37, from 0.91 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 23 investment professionals increased or opened new equity positions, while 18 cut down and sold their stakes in Blackrock Income Trust Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 32.97 million shares, up from 32.65 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Blackrock Income Trust Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 15 Increased: 14 New Position: 9.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $5.74. About 83,162 shares traded. BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BKT) has declined 8.13% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.70% the S&P500.

Karpus Management Inc. holds 2.37% of its portfolio in BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. for 9.00 million shares. Sit Investment Associates Inc owns 8.31 million shares or 1.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, 1607 Capital Partners Llc has 0.55% invested in the company for 1.69 million shares. The Colorado-based Icon Advisers Inc Co has invested 0.44% in the stock. Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 35,615 shares.

Another recent and important BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BKT) news was published by Equitiesfocus.com which published an article titled: “BlackRock Income Trust (BKT) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.30” on June 02, 2018.

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