Institutional Investor’s Pro-Blackrock Income Trust Inc (NYSE:BKT) Sentiment In Q1 2018

June 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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 institutional investors increased and opened new positions, while 18 sold and trimmed positions in Blackrock Income Trust Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 32.97 million shares, up from 32.65 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Blackrock Income Trust Inc in their top 10 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 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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