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

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$38.85 -0.31 (-0.79 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$38.85
Today's Range$38.50 - $39.16
52-Week Range$32.81 - $44.00
Volume26,878 shs
Average Volume35,319 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.06%
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
Current SymbolNYSE:BME
Previous Symbol


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


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

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
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Cash FlowN/A
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Price / BookN/A


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


Outstanding SharesN/A
Market Cap$0.00
OptionableNot Optionable

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 declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.18%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's Dividend History.

Has Blackrock Health Sciences Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BME stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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)

Who are Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's major shareholders?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.49%), MML Investors Services LLC (0.00%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.22%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (0.00%), LPL Financial LLC (0.00%) and FormulaFolio Investments LLC (0.00%). 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 buying Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock?

BME stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MML Investors Services LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., LPL Financial LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and FormulaFolio Investments 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 $38.85.

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:  69 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  77 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  146
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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