BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust (NYSE:BUI) Position Boosted by Raymond James & Associates

Raymond James & Associates increased its holdings in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust (NYSE:BUIGet Rating) by 1.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 78,358 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 1,393 shares during the quarter. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust were worth $1,572,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust by 6.2% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 230,220 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,618,000 after buying an additional 13,461 shares in the last quarter. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. bought a new position in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust during the 2nd quarter valued at $219,000. Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new position in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust during the 2nd quarter valued at $67,000. CNB Bank bought a new position in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust during the 2nd quarter valued at $33,000. Finally, NewEdge Advisors LLC boosted its stake in BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust by 8.4% during the 2nd quarter. NewEdge Advisors LLC now owns 11,634 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $255,000 after purchasing an additional 904 shares in the last quarter.

BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust Stock Up 0.4 %

Shares of NYSE BUI opened at $22.11 on Wednesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $21.55 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $21.71. BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust has a 1 year low of $18.71 and a 1 year high of $25.86.

BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.121 per share. This represents a $1.45 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 12th.

About BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust

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BlackRock Utilities, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. It invests primarily in equity securities issued by companies that are engaged in the Utilities and Infrastructure business segments.

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