BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust (BTZ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018

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BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust ( BTZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.067 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BTZ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BTZ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.71, the dividend yield is 6.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BTZ was $12.71, representing a -6.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.66 and a 1.11% increase over the 52 week low of $12.57.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BTZ Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 decrease of -3.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BTZ at 2.13%.

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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