BlackRock MuniVest Fund II About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MVT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/11/13, BlackRock MuniVest Fund II ( MVT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.091, payable on 11/1/13. As a percentage of MVT's recent stock price of $14.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund II to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when MVT shares open for trading on 10/11/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MVT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.091 declared by BlackRock MuniVest Fund II:

MVT+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 MVT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.68% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MVT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

BlackRock MuniVest Fund II 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MVT's low point in its 52 week range is $13.53 per share, with $18.49 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.22.

In Wednesday trading, BlackRock MuniVest Fund II shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.
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