Blackrock Preferred (BTZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Blackrock Preferred ( BTZ ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0785 per share scheduled for December 18, 2012. Shareholders who purchased BTZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 112.16% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $14, the dividend yield is 6.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BTZ was $14, representing a -3.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.44 and a 16.38% increase over the 52 week low of $12.03.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BTZ Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BTZ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BTZ as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio ( PCEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PCEF with an increase of 1.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BTZ at 1.27%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: BTZ , PCEF

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