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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

43.2500 USD 0.5100 1.19%

As of 20:04:07 ET on 03/30/2015.

Snapshot for BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Open: 43.0600 High - Low: 43.3700 - 42.9039 Primary Exchange: New York
Volume: 11,648 52-Week Range: 31.8813 - 44.6900 Beta vs SPX: 0.7182

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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 2015-03-30) 42.2700
Assets (M) (on 2015-03-30) 337.6827
Shares out (M) 7.74
Market Cap (M) 334.63
% Premium 2.32
Average 52-Week % Premium 1.5937
Fund Leveraged N

Dividends for BME

Dividend Type Income
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Last Dividend Net (on 2015-03-11) 0.1650
Dividend Yield (ttm) 10.74%

Performance for BME

1-Month +2.61% 1-Year +30.05%
3-Month +1.86% 3-Year +28.11%
Year To Date +2.50% 5-Year +21.05%
Expense Ratio 1.11

Top Fund Holdings for BME

Filing Date: 12/31/2014
Name Position Value % of Total
Celgene Corp 94,086 10,524,460 3.471%
AbbVie Inc 150,184 9,828,041 3.241%
Biogen Inc 27,595 9,367,123 3.089%
Amgen Inc 57,500 9,159,175 3.021%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 48,960 9,059,069 2.988%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 85,634 8,656,741 2.855%
Johnson & Johnson 74,970 7,839,613 2.585%
Novartis AG 79,800 7,400,929 2.441%
Merck & Co Inc 130,000 7,382,700 2.435%
Actavis plc 27,724 7,136,435 2.353%

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

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