News articles about Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.49 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.5554882457266 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) opened at $35.68 on Tuesday. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 52 week low of $32.81 and a 52 week high of $38.00.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.73%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 14th.
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BlackRock Health Sciences Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company (the Trust). The Trust’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of companies engaged in the health sciences and related industries and equity derivatives with exposure to the health sciences industry.
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