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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF)

National Muni Bond Funds - National Municipal (tax-free) Bond

Data as of Dec. 11, 2018
Market Price $8.62 (- $0.09)
NAV (Dec. 11, 2018) $9.18 ( $0.00)
Premium / Discount -6.10% (-0.98%)
Fund Info
Inception Sept. 23, 1988
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website www.blackrock.com/inve...
Phone 1-800-882-0052
Objective: Current income exempt from federal income taxes; long term, investment grade municipal obligations
Related Indexes
National Municipal Bond Index
Tax-Sensitive Income Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 64,836,371
Total Assets (Reported: Aug. 31, 2018) $971M
Estimated Total Assets $803M
Net Assets $595M
Market Cap $559M
Purchases Turnover 16.29%
Sales Turnover 19.88%
Total Leverage 37.34%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 69.31%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 30.69%
Expense Ratio 2.16%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 0.89%
Rel Lev Cost 2.12%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -0.34%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -10.38%
Discount High(3 Yr) 7.44%
Discount Rel Range 23.99%
Comp Discount 2.48
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.77
Z-Stat (6mo) 0.57
Z-Stat (1Yr) -0.27
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.35
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 0.63
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.13
Distribution Data
Market Yield 5.36%
Income Yield 5.36%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 3.66%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.039
Current Income $0.039
Ex-Date 12/12/18
Payable Date 12/31/18
Div Growth (3yr) -28.04%
Dividend Change -6.1% on 12/3/18
Expected Div 1/2/19
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,445
Avg Volume 30 day 205,304
Avg Volume 90 day 167,663
Volume Trend 22.45%
Comp Volume Trend 11.89%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's National Municipal Bond Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): VGM 69.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 68.6%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 71.9%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 88.1%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 8.0%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 2.6%
Earnings / Share (10/31/18) $0.041
Earn Coverage 105.45%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (10/31/18) $0.015
Rel UNII 3.14
UNII Trend Down
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 20.95
Duration 8.72
Credit Rating (rbo) A
Investment Grade 88.15%
Non Investment Grade 8.11%
Unrated Bonds 3.75%
Average Bond Price 96.44
Discount vs Price -9.66
Coupon 5.49%
Zero Coupon 0.92%
AMT 8.54%
AMT Yield 5.23%
Bond Calls Risk 20.25%
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's National Municipal Bond Index


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