61,951 Shares in BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MVF) Acquired by Walleye Capital LLC

Walleye Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MVFGet Rating) in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 61,951 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $506,000. Walleye Capital LLC owned approximately 0.10% of BlackRock MuniVest Fund at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Guggenheim Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 1,487,766 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,141,000 after acquiring an additional 36,529 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James & Associates boosted its position in shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund by 4.4% in the first quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 641,596 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,235,000 after buying an additional 26,990 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund by 30.8% during the 1st quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 609,076 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,970,000 after buying an additional 143,443 shares during the period. Robinson Capital Management LLC lifted its position in BlackRock MuniVest Fund by 94.1% during the 1st quarter. Robinson Capital Management LLC now owns 476,428 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,902,000 after acquiring an additional 231,009 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fiera Capital Corp boosted its holdings in BlackRock MuniVest Fund by 179.3% in the 1st quarter. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 457,992 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,737,000 after acquiring an additional 294,019 shares during the period. 23.30% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

BlackRock MuniVest Fund Trading Down 1.8 %

MVF opened at $6.70 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $7.44 and its 200-day moving average is $7.61. BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. has a 52-week low of $6.69 and a 52-week high of $9.88.

BlackRock MuniVest Fund Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0335 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 14th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.00%.

BlackRock MuniVest Fund Company Profile

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BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in investment grade, long term municipal obligations that are exempt from federal income taxes.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF)

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