News stories about BR-MUNIASSET FD (NYSE:MUA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BR-MUNIASSET FD earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 44.904509905431 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of BR-MUNIASSET FD (NYSE MUA) traded up 0.20% during trading on Friday, reaching $15.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 23,389 shares. BR-MUNIASSET FD has a one year low of $12.96 and a one year high of $15.71. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $15.17 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.61.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0575 per share. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.50%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th.

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About BR-MUNIASSET FD

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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