Ex-Div Reminder For BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc. (MZA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc. (MZA) MZA will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0695, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of MZA's recent stock price of $15.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.45%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MZA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0695 declared by BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MZA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.35% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock MuniYield Arizona Fund, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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