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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

44.4400 USD 0.8100 1.86%

As of 20:04:08 ET on 05/27/2015.

Snapshot for BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Open: 44.0000 High - Low: 44.4400 - 43.6951 Primary Exchange: New York
Volume: 9,951 52-Week Range: 32.7465 - 44.6900 Beta vs SPX: 0.7385

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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 2015-05-27) 43.3100
Assets (M) (on 2015-05-27) 345.3930
Shares out (M) 7.74
Market Cap (M) 343.83
% Premium 2.61
Average 52-Week % Premium 1.2079
Fund Leveraged N

Dividends for BME

Dividend Type Income
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Last Dividend Net (on 2015-05-13) 0.1650
Dividend Yield (ttm) 10.47%

Performance for BME

1-Month +5.48% 1-Year +31.25%
3-Month +6.25% 3-Year +29.18%
Year To Date +6.14% 5-Year +24.30%
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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