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Shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) saw a large decrease in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,572 shares, a decrease of 79.9% from the July 31st total of 62,452 shares, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Based on an average trading volume of 88,177 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days. Currently, 0.0% of the company’s stock are sold short.

Shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSE:MVF) opened at 9.78 on Thursday. BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a 52-week low of $8.61 and a 52-week high of $9.97. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.69 and its 200-day moving average is $9.64.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0535 per share. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th.

BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc (NYSE:MVF) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company.

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