News headlines about BR-MUNIASSET FD (NYSE:MUA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BR-MUNIASSET FD earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 45.9633423116821 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

BR-MUNIASSET FD (MUA) traded down 0.26% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $15.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 43,236 shares. BR-MUNIASSET FD has a 52 week low of $12.96 and a 52 week high of $16.09. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $15.05 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.50.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0575 per share. This represents a $0.69 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th.

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BR-MUNIASSET FD Company Profile

BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide high current income exempt from federal income taxes by investing primarily in a portfolio of medium- to lower-grade or unrated municipal obligations. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its assets in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes.

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