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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust  as of 09/25/2018

NYSE / BME Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  9.19%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 15.69% 16.77% 24.20% 20.21%
Lipper Pct. Rank 25 19 22 22
NAV Return 13.96% 15.21% 20.87% 16.54%
Lipper Pct. Rank 29 23 15 14
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.817% 2.834% 1.860%

NAV $39.63 Market Price $41.77
Net Change -$0.03 Market Change $0.27
Premium/Discount 5.40%
1 YR NAV Return 20.867%
1 YR NAV Rank 15
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.07%
Distribution Yield (Market) 6.00%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.200
Ex-Div Date 8/14/2018
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 Team Managed
Phone 800-882-0052
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 8/31/2018 $374.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 --
Portfolio Turnover 38.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.998%
Expense Ratio 1.120%
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 3/31/2018)
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 8.00%
Pfizer Inc ORD 4.31%
Abbott Laboratories ORD 4.19%
BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund;Institutional 4.03%
Medtronic PLC ORD 3.91%
Stryker Corp ORD 3.82%
Boston Scientific Corp ORD 2.89%
Cigna Corp ORD 2.61%
Humana Inc ORD 2.46%
Biogen Inc ORD 2.33%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2018)
Health Care 92.24%
Consumer Services 1.65%
Non Classified Equity 1.65%
Industrials 0.90%
Financials 0.23%


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