• 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

38.0528 USD 0.3028 0.80%

As of 20:04:07 ET on 10/20/2014.

Snapshot for BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Open: 37.5200 High - Low: 38.1300 - 37.5200 Primary Exchange: New York
Volume: 13,065 52-Week Range: 30.9119 - 39.7021 Beta vs SPX: 0.8816

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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: H ERIN XIE
Web Site: www.blackrock.com

Fundamentals for BME

NAV (on 2014-10-20) 37.4200
Assets (M) (on 2014-10-20) 297.9743
Shares out (M) 7.71
Market Cap (M) 293.23
% Premium 1.69
Average 52-Week % Premium -0.2390
Fund Leveraged N

Dividends for BME

Dividend Type Income
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Last Dividend Net (on 2014-10-10) 0.1650
Dividend Yield (ttm) 10.75%

Performance for BME

1-Month +0.87% 1-Year +25.04%
3-Month +6.31% 3-Year +23.94%
Year To Date +11.80% 5-Year +19.35%
Expense Ratio 1.12

Top Fund Holdings for BME

Filing Date: 07/31/2014
Name Position Value % of Total
Biogen Idec Inc 29,300 9,797,627 3.453%
Celgene Corp 103,286 9,001,375 3.172%
Merck & Co Inc 153,500 8,709,590 3.070%
AbbVie Inc 165,084 8,640,497 3.045%
Johnson & Johnson 80,770 8,084,269 2.849%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 50,660 8,054,433 2.839%
Novartis AG 88,900 7,734,180 2.726%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 88,634 7,183,786 2.532%
Covidien PLC 82,900 7,171,679 2.528%
Amgen Inc 53,900 6,866,321 2.420%

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

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