Ex-Div Reminder For BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund (MFL)

Tickers in this article: MFL XMPT
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund MFL will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0765, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of MFL's recent stock price of $15.57, this dividend works out to approximately 0.49%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MFL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0765 declared by BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MFL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.90% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MFL makes up 1.56% of the CEF Municipal Income ETF XMPT which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.