Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, February 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend payment by an average of 3.7% annually over the last three years.
Shares of NYSE:BME opened at $39.69 on Wednesday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 12-month low of $32.00 and a 12-month high of $44.00.
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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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