BlackRock MuniVest Fund Company Profile (NYSE:MVF)

About BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)

BlackRock MuniVest Fund logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of an aggregate of the Trust's net assets and the proceeds of any borrowing for investment purposes, in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes. The Trust invests in long-term municipal obligations rated investment grade at the time of investment and in long term municipal obligations with maturities of over 10 years at the time of investment. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. It may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:MVF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.75
  • 52 Week Range: $9.34 - $10.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Dividend Yield: 5.7%
  • Average Volume: 71,237 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock symbol?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MVF."

How often does BlackRock MuniVest Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.046 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.71%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 13th. View BlackRock MuniVest Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key competitors?

Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key executives?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director/Trustee
  • Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer
  • Charles C. S. Park, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Robert W. Crothers, Vice President
  • Jay M. Fife, Treasurer
  • Janey Ahn, Secretary
  • Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee
  • Frank J. Fabozzi, Independent Trustee

How do I buy BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

Shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock price today?

One share of BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.67.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE MVF)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  30 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  29 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  59
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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Analysts' Ratings History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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Earnings History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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Current Dividend Information for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Next Dividend:11/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.55
Dividend Yield:5.69%
Dividend Growth:-4.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)

Dividend History by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE MVF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/25/2017Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy200$9.80$1,960.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy250$9.95$2,487.50View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell912$10.78$9,831.36View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell588$10.78$6,338.64View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,500$10.69$16,035.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,160$10.58$12,272.80View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Peter HayesInsiderBuy3,000$9.64$28,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerBuy2,000$10.10$20,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Latest Headlines for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
DateHeadline logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (MVF) - October 3 at 6:58 PM logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 - September 5 at 8:18 PM logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (NYSE:MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 - August 3 at 7:14 PM logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (NYSE:MVF) - July 5 at 8:28 PM logoForm NSAR-B BLACKROCK MUNIASSETS For: Apr 30 - June 27 at 11:52 PM logoBlackRock declares monthly distribution on National Funds - June 7 at 6:32 PM



BlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by Staff

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