Cohen & Steers Inc. Sells 26,132 Shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc. (NYSE:MYI)

Cohen & Steers Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc. (NYSE:MYIGet Rating) by 9.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 240,283 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 26,132 shares during the quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc. owned 0.35% of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III worth $3,016,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III by 2.3% during the 1st quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 235,813 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $2,959,000 after purchasing an additional 5,366 shares during the period. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III during the 1st quarter valued at $333,000. Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. IL raised its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III by 1.9% during the 1st quarter. Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. IL now owns 57,262 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $719,000 after purchasing an additional 1,075 shares during the period. Park Avenue Securities LLC raised its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III by 8.5% during the 1st quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 98,710 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $1,239,000 after purchasing an additional 7,746 shares during the period. Finally, Goodwin Daniel L raised its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III by 59.1% during the 1st quarter. Goodwin Daniel L now owns 52,765 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $663,000 after purchasing an additional 19,600 shares during the period.

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE MYI opened at $11.35 on Monday. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $11.92 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $11.98. BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc. has a twelve month low of $11.01 and a twelve month high of $15.05.

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a $0.0515 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. This represents a $0.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.44%.

About BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III

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BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in fixed income markets. It invests primarily in a portfolio of long-term investment-grade municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes.

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