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: www.blackrock.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.73
  • 52 Week Range: $9.34 - $10.79
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 5.7%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 66,641 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 announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.046 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. 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

Who owns BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Robinson Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.33%), BB&T Securities LLC (0.28%), Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.19%) and Pioneer Investment Management Inc. (0.11%). Company insiders that own BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock include Phillip Soccio and Theodore R Jaeckel Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

Who sold BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock? Who is selling BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macroview Investment Management LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Montgomery Investment Management Inc., IFP Advisors Inc, Commerce Bank, Stifel Financial Corp and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

Who bought BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock? Who is buying BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robinson Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BB&T Securities LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Van ECK Associates Corp, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, Fiduciary Financial Services of The Southwest Inc. TX and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

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 $9.73.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE MVF)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  26 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  21 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  47
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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Earnings

Earnings History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Next Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.55
Dividend Yield:5.65%
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
9/5/2017monthly$0.055.59%9/14/20179/15/201710/2/2017
8/3/2017monthly$0.055.56%8/11/20178/15/20179/1/2017
7/5/2017monthly$0.055.66%7/12/20177/14/20178/1/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.055.64%6/13/20176/15/20177/3/2017
5/2/2017monthly$0.055.7%5/11/20175/15/20176/1/2017
4/4/2017monthly$0.055.71%4/11/20174/13/20175/1/2017
3/2/2017monthly$0.055.63%3/13/20173/15/20174/3/2017
2/15/2017monthly$0.056.01%2/13/20172/15/20173/1/2017
1/4/2017monthly$0.056.11%1/11/20171/13/20172/1/2017
7/2/2015monthly$0.056.72%7/13/20157/15/20158/3/2015
6/2/2015monthly$0.056.4%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
5/4/2015monthly$0.056.31%5/13/20155/15/20156/1/2015
4/2/2015monthly$0.056.29%4/13/20154/15/20155/1/2015
3/3/2015monthly$0.056.29%3/11/20153/13/20154/1/2015
2/3/2015monthly$0.056.11%2/11/20152/13/20153/2/2015
1/6/2015monthly$0.056.39%1/13/20151/15/20152/2/2015
12/2/2014monthly$0.000.14%12/10/201412/12/201412/31/2014
11/4/2014monthly$0.056.53%11/12/201411/14/201412/1/2014
10/6/2014monthly$0.056.58%10/10/201410/15/201411/3/2014
9/4/2014monthly$0.056.64%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014
8/4/2014monthly$0.056.67%8/13/20148/15/20149/2/2014
7/2/2014monthly$0.056.64%7/11/20147/15/20148/1/2014
6/3/2014monthly$0.066.95%6/12/20146/16/20147/1/2014
5/2/2014monthly$0.067.02%5/13/20145/15/20146/2/2014
(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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
Latest Headlines for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (NYSE:MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (NYSE:MVF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 8:28 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm NSAR-B BLACKROCK MUNIASSETS For: Apr 30
www.streetinsider.com - June 27 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (MVF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Plans $0.05 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Receives Media Impact Rating of -0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 6:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.04
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF) Receives News Sentiment Score of -0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. (MVF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 11:27 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBlackRock declares monthly distribution on National Funds
seekingalpha.com - June 7 at 6:32 PM

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This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff