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How to buy BlackRock Core Bond Trust (BHK) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in BlackRock Core Bond Trust stocks.

BlackRock Core Bond Trust is an asset management business based in the US. BlackRock Core Bond Trust stocks (BHK.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $16.1 – a decrease of 4.87% over the previous week. BlackRock Core Bond Trust employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $46.1 million.

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How has Coronavirus impacted BlackRock Core Bond Trust's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, BlackRock Core Bond Trust's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $14.85, which is 4.38% down on its pre-crash value of $15.53 and 29.81% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $11.44.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BlackRock Core Bond Trust stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $796.80 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $986.04.

BlackRock Core Bond Trust stock price (NYSE:BHK)

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BlackRock Core Bond Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$14.85
52-week range$14.17 - $16.89
50-day moving average $16.29
200-day moving average $16.28
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.86 (5.96%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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BlackRock Core Bond Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.85 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -4.87%
1 month (2021-12-17) -9.62%
3 months (2021-10-19) -7.01%
6 months (2021-07-19) -8.45%
1 year (2021-01-19) -8.84%
2 years (2020-01-17) 1.09%
3 years (2019-01-18) 17.67%
5 years (2017-01-19) 13.19%

BlackRock Core Bond Trust financials

Revenue TTM $46.1 million
Operating margin TTM 85.28%
Gross profit TTM $46.4 million
Return on assets TTM 2.04%
Return on equity TTM 702.03%
Profit margin 131.78%
Book value $16.16
Market capitalisation $810.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

BlackRock Core Bond Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 5.36% of net profits

Recently BlackRock Core Bond Trust has paid out, on average, around 5.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.96% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BlackRock Core Bond Trust shareholders could enjoy a 5.96% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BlackRock Core Bond Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.86 per share.

While BlackRock Core Bond Trust's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that BlackRock Core Bond Trust is investing more in its future growth.

BlackRock Core Bond Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 8 January 2019. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

BlackRock Core Bond Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BlackRock Core Bond Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.1681 up to $16.8874. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while BlackRock Core Bond Trust's is 0.3599. This would suggest that BlackRock Core Bond Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BlackRock Core Bond Trust overview

BlackRock Core Bond Trust is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in investment grade quality bonds, including corporate bonds, government and agency securities, and mortgage-related securities. BlackRock Core Bond Trust was formed on November 30, 2001 and is domiciled in the United States. .

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