Ex-Div Reminder For BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc. (MYJ)

Tickers in this article: MYJ
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/11/13, BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc. MYJ will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.074, payable on 5/1/13. As a percentage of MYJ's recent stock price of $16.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.44%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for MYJ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.074 declared by BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc.:

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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 MYJ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.28% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Tuesday trading, BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.