Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in WESTN AST MN FD (NYSE:MNP) by 1.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 35,246 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 488 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in WESTN AST MN FD were worth $549,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC boosted its stake in WESTN AST MN FD by 7.1% in the second quarter. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC now owns 15,037 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $234,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of WESTN AST MN FD by 21.0% during the second quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 124,467 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,937,000 after acquiring an additional 21,624 shares during the period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of WESTN AST MN FD by 12.2% during the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 108,992 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,696,000 after acquiring an additional 11,820 shares during the period. 11.05% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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WESTN AST MN FD (MNP) opened at $15.05 on Friday. WESTN AST MN FD has a one year low of $14.51 and a one year high of $16.26.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 20th were paid a dividend of $0.0625 per share. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 19th.

WESTN AST MN FD Profile

Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income, which is exempt from regular federal income taxes, consistent with the preservation of capital. As a secondary investment objective, the Fund intends to enhance portfolio value by purchasing tax-exempt securities that, in the opinion of the investment manager, may appreciate in value relative to other similar obligations in the marketplace.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for WESTN AST MN FD (NYSE:MNP)

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