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

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, December 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th.

Shares of BME stock traded down $0.32 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $40.33. The stock had a trading volume of 47,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 31,001. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 12-month low of $32.00 and a 12-month high of $42.08. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $39.99 and its two-hundred day moving average is $38.55.

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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