Ex-Div Reminder For BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II (MUH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/11/13, BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II (MUH) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.083, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of MUH's recent stock price of $13.94, this dividend works out to approximately 0.60%, so look for shares of BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II to trade 0.60% lower — all else being equal — when MUH shares open for trading on 10/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MUH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.083 declared by BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II:

MUH+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MUH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of MUH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MUH's low point in its 52 week range is $13.08 per share, with $18.52 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.91.

In Wednesday trading, BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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