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BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (BST)

Specialty Equity Funds - Covered Call Funds

Data as of Dec. 11, 2018
Market Price $28.78 (- $0.03)
NAV (Dec. 11, 2018) $27.39 (+ $0.05)
Premium / Discount 5.07% (-0.30%)
Fund Info
Inception Oct. 29, 2014
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website www.blackrock.com/inve...
Phone 1-800-882-0052
Objective: Current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation; Equity securities of U.S. and non-U.S. science and technology companies
Related Indexes
12 Major CEF Sectors Index
US Equity Index
Equity Income Index
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Covered Call / Option Funds Index
Premium CEF/BDC Index
All Sector Equity CEF Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 22,422,173
Total Assets (Reported: June 30, 2018) $712M
Estimated Total Assets $614M
Net Assets $614M
Market Cap $645M
Purchases Turnover 40.74%
Sales Turnover 53.06%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 0.89%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 0.89%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -4.91%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -15.74%
Discount High(3 Yr) 13.09%
Discount Rel Range 72.20%
Comp Discount 10.12
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 4.28
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.72
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.14
Z-Stat (3Yr) 1.35
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 0.87
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 1.70
Distribution Data
Market Yield 6.25%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.57%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.150
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 12/14/18
Payable Date 12/31/18
Div Growth (3yr) 50.00%
Dividend Change 15.4% on 7/2/18
Expected Div 1/2/19
RoC (1yr) 14.01%
RoC (3yr) 59.30%
Tax Dividend Data 2017
Income 4.1%
ST Gains 0%
QDI 4.1%
LT Gains 17.3%
RoC 78.6%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $3,891
Avg Volume 30 day 146,668
Avg Volume 90 day 135,200
Volume Trend 8.48%
Comp Volume Trend 6.15%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Covered Call / Option Funds Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): EOS 83.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 89.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 97.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 93.4%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 32.4%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 23.0%
Earnings / Share (6/30/18) $-0.007
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (6/30/18) $-0.903
UNII Trend Down
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Covered Call / Option Funds Index


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