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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust  as of 09/20/2019

NYSE / BME Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  0.27%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 15.49% 11.24% 0.47% 10.89%
Lipper Pct. Rank 12 16 60 87
NAV Return 14.01% 10.47% 2.42% 11.07%
Lipper Pct. Rank 23 16 37 55
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
0.612% 3.578% 3.070%

NAV $37.97 Market Price $38.52
Net Change $0.15 Market Change $0.27
Premium/Discount 1.45%
1 YR NAV Return 2.419%
1 YR NAV Rank 37
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.19%
Distribution Yield (Market) 6.33%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.200
Ex-Div Date 8/14/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.165
Ex-Div Date 10/10/2014
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $1.600
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 3/31/2005
Fund Advisor BlackRock Inc
Manager & Tenure Xie since 2005
McClements since 2005
Accettella since 2012
Phone 800-882-0052
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 8/31/2019 $401.8
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2018 --
Portfolio Turnover 37.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.998%
Expense Ratio 1.110%
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 3/31/2019)
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 7.61%
Abbott Laboratories ORD 6.20%
Pfizer Inc ORD 4.48%
Merck & Co Inc ORD 4.46%
BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund;Institutional 4.29%
Boston Scientific Corp ORD 4.16%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ORD 3.35%
Stryker Corp ORD 3.28%
Medtronic PLC ORD 3.04%
Eli Lilly and Co ORD 3.03%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2019)
Health Care 95.63%
Non Classified Equity 1.22%
Industrials 1.16%
Consumer Goods 0.80%


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