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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Specialty Equity Funds - Healthcare/Biotech

Data as of Dec. 14, 2018
Current
Market Price $38.67 (- $1.10)
NAV (Dec. 14, 2018) $36.88 (- $1.06)
Premium / Discount 4.85% (+0.03%)
Fund Info
Inception March 28, 2005
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website www.blackrock.com/inve...
Phone 1-800-882-0052
NAV Symbol XBMEX
Objective: Current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation; Equity of health sciences and related industries
Related Indexes
US Equity Index
Premium CEF/BDC Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 9,793,087
Total Assets (Reported: June 30, 2018) $348M
Estimated Total Assets $361M
Net Assets $361M
Market Cap $379M
Purchases Turnover 37.60%
Sales Turnover 40.23%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.12%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.12%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 3.62%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -5.43%
Discount High(3 Yr) 17.56%
Discount Rel Range 44.73%
Comp Discount 11.89
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 3.73
Z-Stat
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.26
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.70
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.33
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.39
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.67
Distribution Data
Market Yield 6.21%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.51%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.200
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 12/14/18
Payable Date 12/31/18
Div Growth (3yr) 0.00%
Dividend Change 21.2% on 8/3/15
Expected Div 1/2/19
RoC (1yr) 26.75%
RoC (3yr) 7.33%
Tax Dividend Data 2017
Income 3.6%
ST Gains 0%
QDI 3.6%
LT Gains 86.2%
RoC 10.2%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,441
Avg Volume 30 day 28,758
Avg Volume 90 day 37,268
Volume Trend -22.83%
Comp Volume Trend -21.87%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
74.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
67.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index
74.0%
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): GRX 82.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 83.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 87.4%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 92.0%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 20.1%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 14.5%
Earnings
Earnings / Share (6/30/18) $0.008
Earn Coverage 3.95%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (6/30/18) $-1.149
Rel UNII
UNII Trend Up
Performance
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
0.91
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
1.68
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index
1.02

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