This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

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

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

Municipal Funds:

           
Declaration- 4/1/2014

Ex-Date- 4/11/2014

Record- 4/15/2014

Payable- 5/1/2014

National Funds     Ticker   Distribution  

Change From

Prior

Distribution

BlackRock Municipal Income Quality Trust BYM $0.077000 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust BAF $0.068500 -
BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust BTA $0.062000 -
BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc. MUI $0.068500 -
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc. MUA $0.062500 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust BBK $0.082000 -
BlackRock Municipal 2018 Term Trust BPK $0.053500 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Investment Trust BIE $0.076000 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust BFK $0.075100 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II BLE $0.082000 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Trust BBF $0.072375 -
BlackRock Municipal Target Term Trust BTT $0.093750 -
BlackRock MuniEnhanced Fund, Inc. MEN $0.060500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II, Inc. MUH $0.083000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc. MHD $0.088500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II, Inc. MUE $0.070500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund, Inc. MUS $0.067500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund MFL $0.071500 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund II, Inc. MVT $0.088500 -
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. MVF $0.056500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Fund, Inc. MYD $0.080500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc. MYI $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund MFT $0.071000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Investment Fund MYF $0.079000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II, Inc. MQT $0.070500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc. MQY $0.080000 -
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust, Inc. BKN $0.080000 -
The BlackRock Strategic Municipal Trust BSD $0.074000 -

State-Specific Funds

    Ticker   Distribution  

Change From

Prior

Distribution

BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust BFZ $0.077700 -
BlackRock California Municipal 2018 Term Trust BJZ $0.042500 -
BlackRock Massachusetts Tax-Exempt Trust MHE $0.062500 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund, Inc. MUC $0.071500 -
BlackRock MuniYield California Fund, Inc. MYC $0.079000 -
BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund, Inc. MCA $0.076000 -
BlackRock Florida Municipal 2020 Term Trust BFO $0.050250 -
BlackRock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust BZM $0.059500 -
BlackRock Muni New York Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc. MNE $0.061000 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund, Inc. MHN $0.071000 -
BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund, Inc. MYN $0.068000 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Quality Trust BSE $0.062500 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Bond Trust BQH $0.066500 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust BNY $0.069000 -
BlackRock New York Municipal Income Trust II BFY $0.070000 -
BlackRock New York Municipal 2018 Term Trust BLH $0.027800 -
BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund, Inc. MUJ $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc. MYJ $0.075000 -
BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Quality Fund, Inc. MJI $0.074000 -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Bond Trust BLJ $0.074500 -
BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Income Trust BNJ $0.075100 -
BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc. MZA $0.069500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund II, Inc. MYM $0.067500 -
BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund, Inc. MIY $0.074000 -
BlackRock MuniYield Pennsylvania Quality Fund MPA $0.074000 -
The BlackRock Pennsylvania Strategic Municipal Trust BPS $0.061000 -
BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust BHV $0.071500 -
 

Taxable Municipal Fund:

           
Declaration- 4/1/2014 Ex-Date- 4/11/2014 Record- 4/15/2014 Payable- 4/30/2014
     
Fund Ticker Distribution

Change From

Prior

Distribution

BlackRock Build America Bond Trust BBN $0.131800 -
 

Taxable Funds:

           
Declaration- 4/1/2014 Ex-Date- 4/11/2014 Record- 4/15/2014 Payable- 4/30/2014
       
Fund Ticker Distribution

Change From

Prior

Distribution

BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust* BGT $0.069500 -
BlackRock Core Bond Trust BHK $0.075500 -
BlackRock Defined Opportunity Credit Trust BHL $0.060500 -
BlackRock Multi-Sector Income Trust BIT $0.116700 -
BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. BKT $0.035000 -
BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust BLW $0.099500 -
BlackRock Income Opportunity Trust, Inc. BNA $0.059500 -
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust BTZ $0.080500 -
BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. DSU $0.025000 -
BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc.* EGF $0.055000 -
BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. FRA $0.070000 -
BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. HYT $0.080500 -
 

* 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 of record as of the applicable record date a Section 19 notice with the previous distribution payment. The Section 19 notice was provided for informational purposes only and not for tax reporting purposes. This information can be found in the “Closed-End Funds” section of www.blackrock.com. As applicable, the final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all distributions in 2014 will be made after the end of the year.

BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EGF) (“EGF”) has adopted a level distribution plan (the “Plan”) and employs a managed distribution and/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 EGF’s Board of Directors. Under the Plan, EGF 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 monthly basis, EGF will distribute long-term capital gains and/or return capital to its shareholders in order to maintain a level distribution.

EGF’s estimated sources of the distribution paid as of March 31, 2014 and for its current fiscal year through March 31, 2014 are as follows:

Estimated Allocations as of March 31, 2014    
Fund   Distribution  

Net Investment

Income

 

Net Realized

Short-Term

Gains

 

Net Realized

Long-Term

Gains

  Return of Capital
EGF 1   $0.055000   $0.044780 (81%)   $0 (0%)   $0 (0%)   $0.010220 (19%)
       
Estimated Allocations for the fiscal year through March 31, 2014  
Fund   Distribution  

Net Investment

Income

 

Net Realized

Short-Term

Gains

 

Net Realized

Long-Term

Gains

  Return of Capital
EGF 1   $0.110000   $0.099780 (91%)   $0 (0%)   $0 (0%)   $0.010220 (9%)
1 EGF estimates that it has distributed more than its income and net realized capital gains in the current fiscal year; therefore, a portion of the 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 EGF’s investment performance and should not be confused with ‘yield’ or ‘income’. When distributions exceed total return performance, the difference will reduce EGF’s net asset value per share.
 

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 EGF’s investment experience during the remainder of its fiscal year and may be subject to changes based on tax regulations. EGF will send its shareholders a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell its shareholders how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.

 
Fund Performance and Distribution Rate Information:
Fund  

Average annual total

return (in relation to

NAV) for the 5-year

period ending on

2/28/2014

 

Annualized current

distribution rate

expressed as a

percentage of NAV as

of 2/28/2014

 

Cumulative total

return (in relation to

NAV) for the fiscal

year through

2/28/2014

 

Cumulative fiscal

year distributions

as a percentage of

NAV as of

2/28/2014

 

EGF   5.36%   4.34%   0.92%   0.36%

Shareholders should not draw any conclusions about EGF’s investment performance from the amount of EGF’s current distributions or from the terms of the Plan.

About BlackRock

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At December 31, 2013, BlackRock’s AUM was $4.324 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of December 31, 2013, the firm had approximately 11,400 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit BlackRock’s website at www.blackrock.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release, and other statements that BlackRock or the Funds may make, may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to the Funds or BlackRock’s future financial or business performance, strategies or expectations. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases such as “trend,” “potential,” “opportunity,” “pipeline,” “believe,” “comfortable,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “current,” “intention,” “estimate,” “position,” “assume,” “outlook,” “continue,” “remain,” “maintain,” “sustain,” “seek,” “achieve,” and similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “would,” “should,” “could,” “may” or similar expressions.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,164.95 -251.90 -1.45%
S&P 500 1,994.99 -26.26 -1.30%
NASDAQ 4,635.24 -48.1670 -1.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs