Tuesday marks the last chance for investors to receive the next dividend payout from Blackrock Income Trust BKT.
The company announced on Monday that it would pay shareholders a monthly dividend of 8.82 cents per share. On Wednesday, Blackrock Income Trust will go ex-dividend, meaning the stock will trade lower to reflect that payout. In other words, the stock will likely open 8.82 cents lower than it would have opened on any other day.
In order to be eligible to receive a company's dividend, shareholders must own the stock prior to the ex-dividend date—in this case, Wednesday. Shareholders who own BKT as of the end of Tuesday's session are eligible to receive the 8.82 cents dividend payout for every share that they own.
According to the company, this dividend will be paid out to shareholders on December 22, 2022. Investors will then be able to either reinvest those dividends back into the stock or use the payment in some other way.
Click here to find details on Blackrock Income Trust's previous dividends.
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