Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, September 4th, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 10.1% annually over the last three years.
BME traded down $0.89 on Friday, hitting $40.31. 46,983 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 34,184. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 12 month low of $32.81 and a 12 month high of $42.25.
About Blackrock Health Sciences Trust
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.
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