NYSE:BME - Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$41.73 +0.03 (+0.07 %)
(As of 10/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.70
Today's Range$41.30 - $42.59
52-Week Range$32.81 - $44.00
Volume65,800 shs
Average Volume34,585 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
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
Market Cap$328.67 million

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, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 12th. 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, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Charles Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael D. Carey CFA, Managing Director and Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 48)

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 $41.73.

How big of a company is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust?

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

What is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's official website?

The official website for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust is http://www2.blackrock.com/global/home/index.htm.

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 (NYSE BME)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  75 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  143
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 10/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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