Blackrock Health Sciences Trust to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.20 (BME)
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, January 3rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.54%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 12th.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has raised its dividend by an average of 10.1% per year over the last three years.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) opened at $36.68 on Thursday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 52 week low of $32.22 and a 52 week high of $38.00.
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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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