January 16, 2017 4:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of BlackRock Health Sciences Trust

Company Overview

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the health sciences and related sectors, which include businesses involved in researching, developing, producing, distributing or delivering medical, dental, optical, pharmaceutical or biotechnology products, supplies, equipment, or services. It also invests through equity derivatives, with an emphasis on option writing. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Russell 3000 Healthcare Index. BlackRock Hea...

100 Bellevue Parkway

Wilmington, DE 19809

United States

Founded in 2005

Key Executives for BlackRock Health Sciences Trust

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer
Age: 49
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Key Developments

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Announces Monthly Distribution, Payable on January 31, 2017

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust announced the monthly distribution of $0.200000, payable on January 31, 2017. Record date is January 13, 2017 and ex-date is January 11, 2017.

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Declares Monthly Distribution, Payable on November 30, 2016

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust declared monthly distribution of $0.200000 per share. The distribution will be payable on November 30, 2016 to the shareholders of record on November 15, 2016. Ex-date is November 10, 2016.

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Declares Monthly Distribution Payable on October 31, 2016

BlackRock Health Sciences Trust declared monthly distribution of $0.200000 per share. The distribution will be payable on October 31, 2016 to the shareholders of record on October 14, 2016. Ex-date is October 12, 2016.

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