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.

WARNING: “Blackrock Health Sciences Trust to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.20 (BME)” was posted by Watch List News and is the sole property of of Watch List News. If you are accessing this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. & international copyright legislation. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.watchlistnews.com/blackrock-health-sciences-trust-to-issue-monthly-dividend-of-0-20-bme/1802827.html.

About Blackrock Health Sciences Trust

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.

Receive News & Ratings for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.