NYSE:BME - Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $41.73 +0.03 (+0.07 %) (As of 10/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$41.70Today's Range$41.30 - $42.5952-Week Range$32.81 - $44.00Volume65,800 shsAverage Volume34,585 shsMarket Capitalization$328.67 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield6.58%Beta0.91 Company ProfileDiscussionChartDividend HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BME News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BME and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Closed-End Fund - Equity Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:BME CUSIPN/A Webwww2.blackrock.comglobalhomeindex.htm 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 Shares9,000,000Market 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? Some companies that are related to Blackrock Health Sciences Trust include Cohen & Steers Quality Income Realty (RQI), Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (CHW), Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Ttl Rtrn Strtgy Fd (JTA), The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (GDV), Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrstrctre (MFD), Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund (MSP), Advantex Marketing International (ADX) and Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum ETF (PTE). 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 68 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 75 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 143MarketBeat'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. 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