Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, February 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 10.1% annually over the last three years.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) opened at $33.46 on Friday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a fifty-two week low of $32.65 and a fifty-two week high of $38.00.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Company Profile
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company (the Trust). The Trust’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of companies engaged in the health sciences and related industries and equity derivatives with exposure to the health sciences industry.
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