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BlackRock Science and Technology Term Trust


About: BlackRock Science and Technology Trust II is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The trust's investment objectives are to provide total return and income through a combination of current income, current gains, and long-term capital appreciation. Its portfolio consists of Equity Securities, Options, Preferred Securities, Convertible Securities, Depositary Receipts, Non-U.S. Securities, Emerging Markets Investments, Restricted and Illiquid Investments, Private Company Investments, Corporate Bonds, and other investments. The trust seeks to Invest at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities issued by U.S. and non-U.S. science and technology companies in any market capitalization range from the development, advancement, and use of science and/or technology.

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of 6,689 funds
Analysts bullish %
News positive %
of 6 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

150% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 2 [Q4 2023] → 5 (+3) [Q1 2024]

62% more repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 42 | Existing positions reduced: 26

32% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $348M [Q4 2023] → $460M (+$113M) [Q1 2024]

3.75% more ownership

Funds ownership: 26.65% [Q4 2023] → 30.4% (+3.75%) [Q1 2024]

8% less funds holding

Funds holding: 106 [Q4 2023] → 97 (-9) [Q1 2024]

41% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 13 | Existing positions closed: 22

Research analyst outlook

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Financial journalist opinion

Based on 6 articles about BSTZ published over the past 30 days