Media coverage about BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund (NYSE:MHD) has trended somewhat negative recently, AlphaOne reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund earned a media sentiment score of -0.22 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund (NYSE:MHD) opened at 17.16 on Tuesday. BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund has a 52 week low of $15.54 and a 52 week high of $19.35. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $16.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $16.60.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a $0.081 dividend. This represents a $0.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th.

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BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund Company Profile

BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income exempt from federal income taxes. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing approximately 80% of its assets in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax).

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