Shares of BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc (LON:BRWM) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 320 ($4.18) and last traded at GBX 320.65 ($4.19), with a volume of 198293 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 335 ($4.38).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 3 ($0.04) per share. This represents a yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 22nd.
In other BlackRock World Mining Trust news, insider Ian Cockerill purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 355 ($4.64) per share, with a total value of £17,750 ($23,193.52).
BlackRock World Mining Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock Fund Managers Limited. It is managed by BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the mining and metal sectors.
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