BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MUE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/11/13, BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II (MUE) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0705, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of MUE's recent stock price of $12.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.57%, so look for shares of BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II to trade 0.57% lower — all else being equal — when MUE shares open for trading on 10/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MUE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0705 declared by BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II:

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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 MUE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MUE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MUE's low point in its 52 week range is $11.71 per share, with $16.23 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $12.29.

In Wednesday trading, BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.

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