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  • Fund Type: Closed-End Fund
  • Objective: Health Care Sector
  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Geographic Focus: U.S.

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust

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BME:US

42.3100 USD 0.1600 0.38%

As of 20:04:07 ET on 02/27/2015.

Snapshot for BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Open: 42.6800 High - Low: 42.6800 - 42.0601 Primary Exchange: New York
Volume: 18,218 52-Week Range: 31.8813 - 44.2632 Beta vs SPX: 0.7704

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Fund Profile & Information for BME

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund invests 80% of its total assets in equity securities of companies engaged in the health sciences and related industries and equity derivatives.

Inception Date: 2005-03-28 Telephone: 1-800-882-0052
Managers: ERIN XIE / KYLE G MCCLEMENTS
Web Site: www.blackrock.com

Fundamentals for BME

NAV (on 2015-02-27) 41.0600
Assets (M) (on 2015-02-27) 327.9334
Shares out (M) 7.74
Market Cap (M) 327.35
% Premium 3.04
Average 52-Week % Premium 1.6244
Fund Leveraged N

Dividends for BME

Dividend Type Income
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Last Dividend Net (on 2015-02-11) 0.1650
Dividend Yield (ttm) 10.96%

Performance for BME

1-Month +2.07% 1-Year +22.69%
3-Month -2.55% 3-Year +29.00%
Year To Date -0.11% 5-Year +21.14%
Expense Ratio 1.11

Top Fund Holdings for BME

Filing Date: 10/31/2014
Name Position Value % of Total
Celgene Corp 99,186 10,621,829 3.388%
AbbVie Inc 158,184 10,038,357 3.202%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 51,660 9,885,658 3.153%
Amgen Inc 60,600 9,828,108 3.135%
Biogen Idec Inc 29,900 9,600,292 3.062%
Merck & Co Inc 156,500 9,067,610 2.892%
Johnson & Johnson 82,370 8,877,839 2.832%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 90,334 8,582,633 2.738%
Novartis AG 90,600 8,407,940 2.682%
McKesson Corp 35,700 7,261,737 2.316%

Quotes delayed, except where indicated otherwise. Mutual fund NAVs include dividends. All prices in local currency. Time is ET.

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