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BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust (BMEZ)

Specialty Equity Funds - Healthcare/Biotech

Data as of Sept. 29, 2023
Market Price $14.41 (- $0.03)
NAV (Sept. 29, 2023) $17.03 (- $0.07)
Fund Listed NYSE
Premium / Discount -15.38% (+0.17%)
Fund Info
Inception Jan. 29, 2020
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website https://www.blackrock....
Location Delaware
Incorporated Maryland
Staggered Board Yes
Term Date Jan. 29, 2032
Objective: To provide total return and income through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation.
Related Indexes
High Income Index
Equity Income Index
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Tax-Advantaged Equity Dividend Index
All Sector Equity CEF Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 107,761,651
Total Assets (Reported: June 30, 2023) $2,154M
Estimated Total Assets $1,835M
Net Assets $1,835M
Market Cap $1,553M
Portfolio Turnover 63.00%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.32%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.32%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -10.29%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -19.06%
Discount High(3 Yr) 2.08%
Discount Rel Range (3 Yr) 17.38%
Comp Discount -2.62
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.53
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.76
Z-Stat (1Yr) -0.36
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.05
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 1.11
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.74
Distribution Data
Market Yield 12.07%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 10.22%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.145
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 9/14/23
Payable Date 9/29/23
Div Growth (3yr) 45.00%
Dividend Change 45.0% on 3/1/21
Expected Div 10/2/23
RoC (1yr) 68.21%
RoC (3yr) 25.06%
Tax Dividend Data 2022 2020 - 2022
Income 42.1% 66.6%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 1.6% 2.1%
LT Gains 51.7% 31.3%
RoC 6.2% 2.1%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $4,905
Avg Volume 30 day 552,572
Avg Volume 90 day 340,382
Volume Trend 62.34%
Comp Volume Trend 39.92%
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): HQL 81.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 87.8%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 92.7%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 89.2%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 16.5%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 14.4%
Earnings / Share (6/30/23) $-0.014
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (6/30/23) $-0.388
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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