Ex-Div Reminder For BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc. (MUA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc. ( MUA) MUA will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0625, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of MUA's recent stock price of $13.71, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MUA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0625 declared by BlackRock MuniAssets 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 MUA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.47% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MUA makes up 1.31% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF ( XMPT) XMPT which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.
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