BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME – Get Rating) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 95,400 shares, a growth of 36.3% from the June 30th total of 70,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 42,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days.
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Trading Up 0.9 %
Shares of BME stock opened at $43.82 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $42.65 and a 200-day moving average price of $43.53. BlackRock Health Sciences Trust has a 52 week low of $39.51 and a 52 week high of $49.76.
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust Announces Dividend
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Investors of record on Friday, July 15th were issued a $0.213 dividend. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 14th.
Hedge Funds Weigh In On BlackRock Health Sciences Trust
About BlackRock Health Sciences Trust
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the health sciences and related sectors, which include businesses involved in researching, developing, producing, distributing or delivering medical, dental, optical, pharmaceutical or biotechnology products, supplies, equipment, or services.
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