Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Declares $0.20 Monthly Dividend

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, July 1st, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Monday, July 15th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Wednesday, July 31st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.14%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 12th.

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 3.7% per year over the last three years.

Shares of BME stock opened at $39.07 on Thursday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 1-year low of $32.00 and a 1-year high of $44.00. The business’s fifty day moving average is $37.77.

In related news, Director Cynthia Egan acquired 3,737 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $38.92 per share, with a total value of $145,444.04. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

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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Dividend History for Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME)

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