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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust  as of 05/24/2019

NYSE / BME Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  2.16%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 16.83% 10.52% 7.80% 3.86%
Lipper Pct. Rank 12 17 34 80
NAV Return 15.24% 11.75% 8.58% 5.25%
Lipper Pct. Rank 23 17 6 65
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
0.230% 3.533% 2.660%

NAV $36.75 Market Price $36.85
Net Change $0.21 Market Change -$0.15
Premium/Discount 0.27%
1 YR NAV Return 8.583%
1 YR NAV Rank 6
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.07%
Distribution Yield (Market) 6.03%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.200
Ex-Div Date 4/12/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.165
Ex-Div Date 10/10/2014
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.800
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
Website www1.blackrock.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 4/30/2019 $378.9
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2016 --
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 12/31/2018)
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 7.98%
BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund;Institutional 7.36%
Pfizer Inc ORD 6.08%
Abbott Laboratories ORD 5.37%
Boston Scientific Corp ORD 4.21%
Merck & Co Inc ORD 3.62%
Medtronic PLC ORD 3.59%
Stryker Corp ORD 2.74%
Anthem Inc ORD 2.67%
Cigna Corp ORD 2.49%
Top Sectors (as of 12/31/2018)
Health Care 87.15%
Non Classified Equity 3.70%
Consumer Services 1.28%
Industrials 0.94%
Consumer Goods 0.10%



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