NYSE:BME - Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $41.00 +0.40 (+0.99 %) (As of 08/15/2018 05:51 AM ET)Previous Close$40.60Today's Range$40.21 - $41.0052-Week Range$32.81 - $41.44Volume18,700 shsAverage Volume34,790 shsMarket Capitalization$328.67 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield6.58%Beta0.91 Company ProfileChartDividend 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 Wednesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. 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 common stock (MSP) and Advantex Marketing International (ADX). 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 PresMr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial OfficerMr. Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering OfficerMr. 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 headlines about BME stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a daily sentiment score of -0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust. Who are Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's major shareholders? Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (2.11%), First Allied Advisory Services Inc. (0.36%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.14%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.10%) and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.06%). 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 major investors are selling Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock? BME stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE and First Allied Advisory Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust. Which major investors are buying Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock? BME stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. 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 $41.00. 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 (NYSE BME)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 50 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 54 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 104MarketBeat'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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?