NYSE:BME - Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$38.34 +0.02 (+0.05 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 01:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$38.44
Today's Range$38.34 - $38.45
52-Week Range$32.81 - $39.83
Volume272 shs
Average Volume36,953 shs
Market Capitalization$328.67 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.58%
Beta0.91
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 Health Sciences Trust was formed on March 31, 2005 and is domiciled in the United States.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed-End Fund - Equity
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:BME
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-8820052

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares9,000,000

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock symbol?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BME."

How often does Blackrock Health Sciences Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust announced a monthly dividend on Monday, June 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's Dividend History.

Who are some of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's key competitors?

Who are Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's key executives?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John M. Perlowski CPA, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
  • Mr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer
  • Mr. Michael D. Carey CFA, Managing Director and Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Jay M. Fife, Treasurer

Has Blackrock Health Sciences Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BME stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.68 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's major shareholders?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royal Bank of Canada (0.71%), UBS Group AG (0.46%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.45%), Rikoon Group LLC (0.20%), BB&T Securities LLC (0.17%) and 1607 Capital Partners LLC (0.15%). Company insiders that own Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock include Alexander Tsakumis and Gary Gordon Cope. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust.

Which institutional investors are selling Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock?

BME stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., UBS Group AG and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust.

Which institutional investors are buying Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock?

BME stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rikoon Group LLC, 1607 Capital Partners LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, BB&T Securities LLC and Arete Wealth Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock in the last two years include Alexander Tsakumis and Gary Gordon Cope. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust.

How do I buy shares of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust?

Shares of BME can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock price today?

One share of BME stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.34.

How big of a company is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a market capitalization of $328.67 million.

How can I contact Blackrock Health Sciences Trust?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-8820052.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  42 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  88
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Blackrock Health Sciences Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BME will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BME will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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