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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (BME)

Specialty Equity Funds - Healthcare/Biotech

Data as of April 3, 2020
Market Price $33.66 (- $0.23)
NAV (April 3, 2020) $35.00 (- $0.37)
Premium / Discount -3.83% (+0.36%)
Fund Info
Inception March 28, 2005
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website www.blackrock.com/inve...
Phone 1-800-882-0052
Objective: Current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation; Equity of health sciences and related industries
Related Indexes
US Equity Index
Tax-Advantaged Equity Dividend Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 11,117,169
Total Assets (Reported: Dec. 31, 2019) $453M
Estimated Total Assets $389M
Net Assets $389M
Market Cap $374M
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 1.09%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.09%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 2.33%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -8.91%
Discount High(3 Yr) 10.35%
Discount Rel Range 26.39%
Comp Discount 8.87
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.03
Z-Stat (6mo) -2.27
Z-Stat (1Yr) -2.69
Z-Stat (3Yr) -2.22
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.55
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.04
Distribution Data
Market Yield 7.13%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.86%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.200
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 4/14/20
Payable Date 4/30/20
Div Growth (3yr) 0.00%
Dividend Change 21.2% on 8/3/15
Expected Div 5/1/20
RoC (1yr) 34.80%
RoC (3yr) 14.15%
Tax Dividend Data 2019 2017 - 2019
Income 4.8% 3.8%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 4.8% 3.8%
LT Gains 95.2% 92.8%
RoC 0% 3.4%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,866
Avg Volume 30 day 76,786
Avg Volume 90 day 55,440
Volume Trend 38.50%
Comp Volume Trend -3.39%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): THQ 95.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 96.3%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 98.7%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 96.1%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 33.0%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 26.6%
Earnings / Share (12/31/19) $0.002
Earn Coverage 1.00%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (12/31/19) $-0.056
UNII Trend Down
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Equity Income Index


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