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

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$36.46 +0.02 (+0.05 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 01:17 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.46
Today's Range$36.34 - $36.64
52-Week Range$32.81 - $38.00
Volume26,785 shs
Average Volume37,519 shs
Market Capitalization$328.67 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.58%
Beta0.91

About Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME)

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 Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 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 headlines about BME stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 investors include Royal Bank of Canada (0.71%), UBS Group AG (0.46%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.45%), BB&T Securities LLC (0.17%), 1607 Capital Partners LLC (0.15%) and Arete Wealth Advisors LLC (0.12%). 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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 $36.46.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  37 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  44 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  81
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.

Analyst Ratings

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 5/27/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Dividend Information

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share, with a dividend yield of 6.58%. BME's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Thursday, May 31.
Next Dividend:5/31/2018
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:6.58%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME)

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/2/2018monthly$0.206.87%5/14/20185/15/20185/31/2018
4/3/2018monthly$0.207.02%4/13/20184/16/20184/30/2018
3/5/2018monthly$0.206.76%3/14/20183/15/20183/29/2018
2/5/2018monthly$0.207.12%2/14/20182/15/20182/28/2018
1/3/2018monthly$0.206.55%1/12/20181/16/20181/31/2018
12/11/2017monthly$0.206.67%12/14/201712/15/201712/29/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE BME) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME)
Insider Trading History for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME)

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE BME) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/15/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorSell700,000$0.57$399,000.00
7/24/2017Alexander TsakumisInsiderBuy14,500$0.66$9,570.00
7/21/2017Alexander TsakumisInsiderBuy10,000$0.66$6,600.00
6/6/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy8,500$0.64$5,440.00
6/5/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy11,500$0.66$7,590.00
5/15/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy9,000$0.90$8,100.00
5/2/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy2,000$0.98$1,960.00
2/9/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy400$1.40$560.00
2/2/2017Gary Gordon CopeDirectorSell200,000$1.45$290,000.00
11/7/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy10,000$0.90$9,000.00
3/28/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy24,500$0.17$4,165.00
3/25/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy1,000$0.17$170.00
3/24/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy1,000$0.17$170.00
3/23/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy80,500$0.17$13,685.00
3/22/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy24,000$0.17$4,080.00
1/27/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy3,000$0.08$240.00
1/26/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy44,000$0.0850$3,740.00
1/25/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy6,000$0.0850$510.00
1/14/2016Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy54,500$0.10$5,450.00
11/19/2015Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy5,000$0.1350$675.00
10/28/2015Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy1,500$0.10$150.00
10/27/2015Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy3,000$0.13$390.00
10/1/2015Gary Gordon CopeDirectorBuy15,000$0.10$1,500.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE BME) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.20Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 6:34 PM
Closed-End Fund BME - Another Way To Play The Healthcare SectorClosed-End Fund BME - Another Way To Play The Healthcare Sector
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 4:06 PM
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Declares $0.20 Monthly DividendBlackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Declares $0.20 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:38 PM
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Announces $0.20 Monthly DividendBlackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Announces $0.20 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 6:42 PM
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.20Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 6:28 PM
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.20Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 3 at 6:54 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 5:32 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 5:51 PM
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) to Issue $0.20 Monthly DividendBlackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) to Issue $0.20 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 5:40 PM
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www.huffingtonpost.com - November 10 at 3:13 PM

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Financials

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This page was last updated on 5/27/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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