Stephens Inc. AR Acquires 3,665 Shares of Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (NYSE:BCX)

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Stephens Inc. AR grew its holdings in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (NYSE:BCXGet Rating) by 22.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 20,297 shares of the investment management company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,665 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust were worth $224,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of BCX. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust by 10.4% in the fourth quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 18,611 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $174,000 after acquiring an additional 1,750 shares during the period. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC bought a new stake in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $135,000. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its position in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust by 11.4% during the fourth quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 802,694 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $7,505,000 after purchasing an additional 82,421 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. lifted its position in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust by 26.1% during the fourth quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 19,442 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $182,000 after purchasing an additional 4,029 shares during the period. Finally, Manchester Financial Inc. bought a new stake in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust during the fourth quarter worth about $94,000.

Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust Stock Up 0.9 %

BCX opened at $9.04 on Friday. Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust has a twelve month low of $7.91 and a twelve month high of $11.62. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $9.36 and a 200 day simple moving average of $10.13.

Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.045 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 12th. This represents a $0.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.97%.

About Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust

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Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc It is co-managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC and BlackRock International Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the commodities or natural resources sectors.

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