BlackRock Income Strategies Ord (LSE:BIST) - Overview

Investment Trust Report

BlackRock Income Strategies Trust plc BIST

Closing Price
GBX104.50

1 Day Change
0.25|0.24%

As of 07/12/2016

Last Close104.50
52-Wk Range102.63 - 139.00
Tot Assets Mil396.10
Mkt Cap Mil279.05
Yield %6.26
Estimated Nav118.70
Discount % %-11.96
12M Avg Disc %-4.86
Last Actual NAV118.31
Last NAV Date05/12/2016

Share Price Performance (GBP)

Key Statistics (GBP)
Total Assets396.102m
Net Assets316.961m
Market Capitalisation279.054m
Gross Gearing118%
Net Gearing108%
Average Daily Shares Traded (1 Yr)0.286m
Average Daily Value Traded (1 Yr)0.333m
Ongoing Charge (2015)0.69%
DomicileUK
Legal StructureClosed End Fund
Traded CurrencyGBP
ISINGB0001297562
Launch Date5 Jan 1898
Financial Year EndSep 2017
Next AGMFeb 2017
NAV FrequencyDaily
Dividend FrequencyQuarterly
Valuation Statistics
 07/12/20161 Yr High1 Yr Low
Price104.50139.00102.63
NAV*118.70136.47115.85
Discount/Premium-11.962.25-13.37
Category Discount---
Z-Statistics (1Yr)-1.39  

Total Returns (GBP) 07/12/2016

 Chg (%)  
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Price0.00 
NAV1.53
Cat Price1.04
Cat NAV-0.44
 
Latest Dividends
TypeDividendEx-Dividend DateFinancial Year
Income1.635005/01/20172016
Income1.635015/09/20162016
Income1.635023/06/20162016
Income1.635010/03/20162016
Income1.700031/12/20152015
Director Dealings
TradedActionNotifierPriceAmountValue
12/10/2016in Lieu of DividendMs. Lynn Ruddick111.4093104.00
12/10/2016in Lieu of DividendMs. Lynn Ruddick111.491011.00
11/08/2016in Lieu of DividendMs. Lynn Ruddick114.2598112.00
12/05/2016in Lieu of DividendMs. Lynn Ruddick123.0092113.00

Morningstar Rating™

Not Rated

Morningstar® Category

GBP Flexible Allocation

Benchmarks

Morningstar® Benchmark

FTSE World TR GBP
Fund Structure
Share Type# of Shares
Ordinary Share267.037m

Investment Objective

To preserve capital in real terms and to grow the dividend at least in line with inflation over the medium term (5 to 7 years) by investing globally using a flexible multi-asset approach.
Managers
Adam Ryan27/02/2015

Directors

Jim Grover, James Long, Lynn Ruddick, Ian Russell, Julian Sinclair, James West
Fund prices are updated every weekday after the close of trading and before 11 p.m. wherever possible. All figures are as at Last Close, on a cum income basis with debt valued at fair and in traded currency unless otherwise stated (we do not fair value debt for split capital trusts). Performance returns are presented in British Pounds (GBP) and calculated on a capital only basis with debt valued at par.
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