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NYSE:BMEBlackrock Health Sciences Trust Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.22 (-0.51 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.28
50-Day Range
MA: $41.65
52-Week Range
Now: $43.28
Volume29,900 shs
Average Volume52,683 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.48 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed-End Fund - Equity



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's stock was trading at $37.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BME shares have increased by 16.2% and is now trading at $43.28. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Wednesday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 14th. View Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's dividend history.

Has Blackrock Health Sciences Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BME stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a media sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Blackrock Health Sciences Trust.

Who are some of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Blackrock Health Sciences Trust investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Gilead Sciences (GILD), IBM (IBM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's key executives?

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John M. Perlowski, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Charles Choon Sik Park, Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Michael D. Carey CFA, Managing Director and Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 49)

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 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, Robinhood, 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 $43.28.

What is Blackrock Health Sciences Trust's official website?

The official website for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust is www2.blackrock.com.

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.

This page was last updated on 7/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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