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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust  as of 08/14/2020

NYSE / BME Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  11.15%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 15.98% 7.52% 19.82% 3.88%
Lipper Pct. Rank 23 20 42 45
NAV Return 15.66% 9.44% 21.29% 7.75%
Lipper Pct. Rank 23 20 27 25
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
1.360% 3.260% 2.940%

NAV $42.65 Market Price $42.42
Net Change -$0.16 Market Change -$0.27
Premium/Discount -0.54%
1 YR NAV Return 21.294%
1 YR NAV Rank 27
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.16%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.62%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.200
Ex-Div Date 7/14/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.194
Ex-Div Date 12/14/2018
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $1.200
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 3/31/2005
Fund Advisor BlackRock Inc
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-882-0052
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 7/31/2020 $491.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2019 --
Portfolio Turnover 47.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.997%
Expense Ratio 1.090%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of companies engaged in the health sciences and related industries and equity derivatives with exposure to the health sciences industry.
Top Holdings (as of 3/31/2020)
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 8.42%
Abbott Laboratories ORD 4.30%
BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund;Institutional 3.40%
Medtronic PLC ORD 3.04%
Amgen Inc ORD 2.97%
Zoetis Inc ORD 2.62%
Merck & Co Inc ORD 2.57%
Eli Lilly and Co ORD 2.52%
Baxter International Inc ORD 2.49%
Edwards Lifesciences Corp ORD 2.45%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2020)
Health Care 95.69%
Non Classified Equity 1.45%
Industrials 0.53%
Consumer Services 0.34%
Technology 0.15%


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