Media coverage about Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund (NYSE:MQY) has been trending very positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.51 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund (NYSE:MQY) traded up 0.07% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $15.20. 29,418 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average is $14.82 and its 200-day moving average is $14.99. The firm has a market cap of $466.64 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.48 and a beta of -0.07. Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund has a 52 week low of $14.21 and a 52 week high of $17.20.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be given a $0.0725 dividend. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 11th.
Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund Company Profile
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc (MQY) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management.
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