BNA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 4/11/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc. (BNA) BNA will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.057, payable on 4/30/13. As a percentage of BNA's recent stock price of $11.31, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BNA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.057 declared by BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BNA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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