Blackrock Income Strategies Trust PLC  

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Range 132.00 - 134.50
52 week 119.25 - 140.50
Open 132.00
Vol / Avg. 122,239.00/355,651.00
Mkt cap 372.03M*
P/E 19.09
Div/yield 1.67/5.04*
EPS 0.07*
Shares 274.44M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -

Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '15) 2014
Net profit margin 75.91% 78.57%
Operating margin 75.57% 79.86%
EBITD margin - 79.86%
Return on average assets 4.37% 5.18%
Return on average equity 5.13% 6.35%
CDP Score - -


80 George Street
United Kingdom - Map
+44-131-2252375 (Fax)

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Analyst Estimates - BusinessWeek
Options - MarketWatch
Director Dealings - Yahoo Finance


BlackRock Income Strategies Trust plc, formerly British Assets Trust plc, is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company’s investment objective is to achieve a total return in excess of a composite index, weighted as to 80% Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) All-Share Index and 20% FTSE World (ex UK) Index, by investing principally in a diversified international portfolio of equities and equity-related securities. The Company also invests in other countries or regions and in corporate bonds. Its portfolio includes oil and gas, industrials, consumer goods, health care, telecommunications, utilities, financials and technology. The Company’s portfolio comprises 61 equity investments and 76 corporate bond holdings.

Officers and directors

James M. Long Chairman of the Board
Age: 60
Lynn Christine Ruddick Director
Age: 60
Julian Lloyd Sinclair Non-Executive Director
James Nigel Day Grover Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 55
Ian S. M. Russell CBE Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 62
James Glynn West Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 68