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BlackRock Resources&Commdts Strtgy Trst (N:BCX)

Business Focus: Closed End Funds

Sector:  Financials Industry:  Closed End Funds
See Regulatory Filings on SEC
Company Contact
Address: 100 Bellevue Pkwy
WILMINGTON DE 19809-3700
Tel: N/A
IR: See website
Key People
Richard E. Cavanagh
Independent Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustee
Karen P. Robards
Independent Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustee
John M. Perlowski
President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee
Neal J. Andrews
Chief Financial Officer
Charles C. S. Park
Chief Compliance Officer
Jonathan Diorio
Vice President
Jay M. Fife
Janey Ahn
Business Overview
BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's primary investment objective is to seek high current income and current gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It will seek to achieve its investment objectives, under normal market conditions, by investing at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities issued by commodity or natural resources companies, derivatives with exposure to commodity or natural resources companies or investments in securities and derivatives linked to the underlying price movement of commodities or natural resources. It seeks to pursue this goal by investing in a portfolio of equity securities and also by employing a strategy of writing call and put options. It invests in chemicals; oil, gas and consumable fuels; food products; containers and packaging; energy equipment and services, and machinery. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.
Financial Overview
For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,BlackRock Resources&Commdts Strtgy Trst revenues decreasedfrom $4.7M to -$32.2M. Net loss totaled $11.4M vs. incomeof $109M. Revenues reflect Options written decrease from$573K to -$28M, Dividends unaffiliated decrease of 17% to$25.6M, Investments '€” unaffiliated decrease of 14% to-$23.7M. Net loss reflects Investments '€” unaffiliateddecrease of 75% to $28.2M (income).