BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Portfolio Investor C Shares (SHSCX)

NASDAQ · Mutual Fund · Delayed Price · Currency is USD
59.51
-0.21 (-0.35%)
Jul 15, 2024, 6:06 PM EDT
9.90%
Fund Assets 8.42B
Expense Ratio 1.85%
Min. Investment $1,000
Turnover 29.00%
Dividend (ttm) 2.34
Dividend Yield 3.94%
Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Frequency Annual
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 7, 2023
Previous Close 59.72
YTD Return 8.59%
1-Year Return 12.23%
5-Year Return 53.79%
52-Week Low 49.63
52-Week High 59.72
Beta (5Y) 0.67
Holdings 150
Inception Date Oct 16, 2000

About SHSCX

The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities, primarily common stock, of companies in health sciences and related industries. The health sciences sector can include companies in health care equipment and supplies, health care providers and services, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. It will concentrate its investments (i.e., invest more than 25% of its assets) in health sciences or related industries, and may invest in companies located in non-U.S. countries.

Fund Family BlackRock
Category Health
Performance Rating Above Average
Risk Rating Below Average
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol SHSCX
Index Russell 3000 Healthcare TR

Performance

SHSCX had a total return of 12.23% in the past year. Since the fund's inception, the average annual return has been 5.96%, including dividends.

Other Share Classes

These are alternative share classes of the same fund, from the same provider.

Symbol Share Class Expense Ratio
SHSSX Institutional 0.84%
SHSAX Investor A 1.09%
SHISX Service 1.14%

Top 10 Holdings

48.97% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Eli Lilly and Company LLY 9.86%
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH 7.78%
Boston Scientific Corporation BSX 5.56%
AbbVie Inc. ABBV 4.83%
Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 4.29%
Amgen Inc. AMGN 3.79%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO 3.53%
Danaher Corporation DHR 3.35%
Elevance Health Inc. ELV 3.04%
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ISRG 2.93%
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Dividend History

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 7, 2023 $0.99992 Dec 7, 2023
Jul 20, 2023 $1.34151 Jul 20, 2023
Jul 14, 2022 $4.6587 Jul 14, 2022
Dec 7, 2021 $4.01373 Dec 7, 2021
Jul 15, 2021 $2.29366 Jul 15, 2021
Dec 7, 2020 $2.75148 Dec 8, 2020
Full Dividend History