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Dividend Dates And Distribution Amounts Announced For Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions and special distributions today as detailed below.

Regular Distributions

Declaration- 12/10/2010 Ex-Date- 12/17/2010 Record- 12/21/2010 Payable- 12/31/2010

 

Fund     Ticker     Dividend    

Change From

Prior

Dividend

BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust* BCF $0.271800 -
BlackRock Enhanced Dividend Achievers TM Trust* BDJ $0.245000 -
BlackRock Strategic Dividend Achievers TM Trust* BDT $0.162500 -
BlackRock Dividend Achievers TM Trust* BDV $0.162500 -
BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust* BGR $0.405000 -
BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust* BGY $0.340000 -
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust* BME $0.384375 -
BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust* BQR $0.300000 -
BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc.* CII $0.485000 -
 

Special Distributions

Declaration- 12/10/2010 Ex-Date- 12/17/2010 Record- 12/21/2010 Payable- 12/31/2010
Fund                     Ticker     Special Distribution
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust* BME $0.700000

* In order to comply with the requirements of Section 19 of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, each of the Funds noted above posted to the DTC bulletin board and sent to their shareholders as of the applicable record date a Section 19 notice with the previous dividend payment. The Section 19 notice was provided not for tax reporting purposes but for informational purposes only. This information can be found in the “Closed-End Funds” section of www.blackrock.com. If applicable, the final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all distributions in 2010 will be made after the end of the year.

BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust (NYSE: BCF), BlackRock Enhanced Dividend Achievers TM Trust (NYSE: BDJ), BlackRock Strategic Dividend Achievers TM Trust (NYSE: BDT), BlackRock Dividend Achievers TM Trust (NYSE: BDV), BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust (NYSE: BGR), BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust (NYSE: BGY), BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE: BME), BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust (NYSE: BQR) and BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CII) (collectively, the “Trusts”) have adopted a level distribution plan (the “Plan”) and employ either a managed distribution or an option over-write policy to support a level distribution of income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The fixed amounts distributed per share are subject to change at the discretion of each Trust’s Board. Under its Plan, each Trust will distribute all available investment income to its shareholders, consistent with its primary investment objectives and as required by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. If sufficient investment income is not available on a quarterly/monthly basis, the Trusts will distribute long-term capital gains and or return capital to their shareholders in order to maintain a level distribution.

The Trusts’ estimated sources of the distributions paid currently and for their fiscal year through September 30, 2010 are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of September 30, 2010    
Trust     Distribution      

Net Investment

Income

     

Net Realized Short-

Term Gains

     

Net Realized

Long-Term

Gains

      Return of Capital
BCF 1     $0.271800       $0.146880 (54%)      

$0.00 (0%)

      $0.00 (0%)       $0.124920 (46%)
BDJ 1     $0.245000       $0.042792 (17%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.202208 (83%)
BDT 1     $0.162500       $0.070524 (43%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.091976 (57%)
BDV 1     $0.162500       $0.059856 (37%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.102644 (63%)
BGR     $0.405000       $0.070673 (17%)       $0.334327 (83%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)
BGY 1     $0.340000       $0.018042 (5%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.321958 (95%)
BME     $0.384375       $0.00 (0%)       $0.384375 (100%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)
BQR 1     $0.300000       $0.017519 (6%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.282481 (94%)
CII 1     $0.485000       $0.040989 (8%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.444011 (92%)
                           
 
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through September 30, 2010
Trust     Distribution      

Net Investment

Income

     

Net Realized Short-

Term Gains

     

Net Realized

Long-Term

Gains

      Return of Capital
BCF 1     $1.087200       $0.172713 (16%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.914487 (84%)
BDJ 1     $0.980000       $0.161502 (16%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.818498 (84%)
BDT 1     $0.650000       $0.267171 (41%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.382829 (59%)
BDV 1     $0.650000       $0.218508 (34%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.431492 (66%)
BGR     $1.620000       $0.261529 (16%)       $1.358471 (84%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)
BGY 1     $1.590200       $0.136640 (9%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $1.453560 (91%)
BME     $1.537500       $0.044573 (3%)       $1.492927 (97%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)
BQR 1     $1.200000       $0.053484 (4%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $1.146516 (96%)
CII 1     $1.940000       $0.292134 (15%)       $0.00 (0%)       $0.00 (0%)       $1.647866 (85%)

1 The Trust estimates that it has distributed more than its income and capital gains in the fiscal year; therefore, a portion of your distribution may be a return of capital. A return of capital may occur, for example, when some or all of the shareholder’s investment is paid back to the shareholder. A return of capital distribution does not necessarily reflect the Trust's investment performance and should not be confused with ‘yield’ or ‘income’.

The amounts and sources of distributions reported are only estimates and are not provided for tax reporting purposes. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will depend upon the Trust’s investment experience during the remainder of its fiscal year and may be subject to changes based on tax regulations. Each Trust in which you are invested will send you a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.

Trust Performance and Distribution Rate Information:    
Trust    

Average annual total

return (in relation to

NAV) for the 5-year

period ending on

October 31, 2010

     

Annualized current

distribution rate

expressed as a

percentage of NAV as

of October 31, 2010

     

Cumulative total return

(in relation to NAV) for

the fiscal year through

October 31, 2010

     

Cumulative fiscal

year distributions as

a percentage of

NAV as of October

31, 2010

BDJ     0.48%       11.78%       15.23%       11.78%
BCF     7.85% *       8.10%       24.65%       8.10%
BGY     (3.10)% *       12.93%       12.06%       15.12%
BDV     0.24%       6.50%       17.36%       6.50%
BDT     0.89%       5.87%       21.94%       5.87%
BGR     7.34%       6.26%       15.89%       6.26%
BME     8.40%       5.65%       13.69%       5.65%
BQR     (6.76)% *       11.27%       13.04%       11.27%
CII     5.65%       13.35%       15.22%       13.35%

* Portfolio launched within the past 5 years; this represents the average annual total return (in relation to NAV) from inception to October 31, 2010.

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