Headlines about BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock MuniVest Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) traded down 0.41% during trading on Thursday, hitting $9.67. 98,093 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $622.19 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.02. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $9.63 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.83. BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a 12-month low of $9.34 and a 12-month high of $11.26.
The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be given a dividend of $0.046 per share. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 11th.
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund Company Profile
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management.
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