Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 1st, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th.
Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has raised its dividend by an average of 10.1% annually over the last three years.
Shares of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust stock opened at $40.43 on Friday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 1-year low of $32.81 and a 1-year high of $44.00.
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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