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Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds Announce Estimated Sources of Distributions

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Today, BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (NYSE:BCX), BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ), BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust (NYSE:BGR), BlackRock Enhanced International Dividend Trust (NYSE:BGY), BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME), BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (NYSE:BOE), BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust (NYSE:BUI), BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CII), BlackRock Science and Technology Trust (NYSE:BST), BlackRock Science and Technology Trust II (NYSE:BSTZ), BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EGF) , BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:DSU), BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:FRA), BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (NYSE:BGT), BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE:HYT), BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust (NYSE:BTZ), BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust (NYSE:BLW), BlackRock Core Bond Trust (NYSE:BHK), and BlackRock Multi-Sector Income Trust (NYSE:BIT) (collectively, the "Funds") paid the following distributions per share:

Fund

Pay Date

Per Share

BCX

November 29, 2019

$0.051600

BDJ

November 29, 2019

$0.050000

BGR

November 29, 2019

$0.077600

BGY

November 29, 2019

$0.033800

BME

November 29, 2019

$0.200000

BOE

November 29, 2019

$0.063000

BUI

November 29, 2019

$0.121000

CII

November 29, 2019

$0.082800

BST

November 29, 2019

$0.150000

BSTZ

November 29, 2019

$0.100000

EGF

November 29, 2019

$0.041000

DSU

November 29, 2019

$0.071100

FRA

November 29, 2019

$0.078800

BGT

November 29, 2019

$0.076400

HYT

November 29, 2019

$0.077900

BTZ

November 29, 2019

$0.083900

BLW

November 29, 2019

$0.098100

BHK

November 29, 2019

$0.067600

BIT

November 29, 2019

$0.123700

Each of the Funds has adopted a managed distribution plan (the "Plan") to support a level distribution of income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The fixed amounts distributed per share are subject to change at the discretion of each Fund's Board of Directors/Trustees. Under its Plan, each Fund will distribute all available investment income to its shareholders, consistent with its primary investment objectives and as required by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"). If sufficient investment income is not available on a monthly basis, the Funds will distribute long-term capital gains and/or return capital to their shareholders in order to maintain a level distribution.

The Funds' estimated sources of the distributions paid this month and for their current fiscal year are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of November 29, 2019

 

 

 

Fund

Distribution

Net Investment

Income

Net Realized Short-

Term Gains

Net Realized Long-

Term Gains

Return of Capital

BCX1

$0.051600

$0.014520 (28%)

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.037080 (72%)

BDJ

$0.050000

$0.018083 (36%)

$0 (0%)

$0.031917 (64%)

$0 (0%)

BGR1

$0.077600

$0.053349 (69%)

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.024251 (31%)

BGY1

$0.033800

$0.004279 (13%)

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.029521 (87%)

BME1

$0.200000

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.200000 (100%)

$0 (0%)

BOE1

$0.063000

$0.017092 (27%)

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.045908 (73%)

BUI

$0.121000

$0.002543 (2%)

$0 (0%)

$0.118457 (98%)

$0 (0%)

CII1

$0.082800

$0.011685 (14%)

$0 (0%)

$0.002775 (3%)

$0.068340 (83%)

BST

$0.150000

$0 (0%)

$0 (0%)

$0.150000 (100%)

$0 (0%)

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