SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Blackrock Munivest Fund II Inc. (NYSE:MVT) by 32.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,146 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,335 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.12% of Blackrock Munivest Fund II worth $366,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of MVT. LPL Financial LLC boosted its position in Blackrock Munivest Fund II by 30.1% during the first quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 18,631 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $267,000 after purchasing an additional 4,311 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in Blackrock Munivest Fund II by 79.5% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 32,104 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $460,000 after purchasing an additional 14,214 shares during the period. Finally, Robinson Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Blackrock Munivest Fund II during the second quarter worth approximately $715,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 7.37% of the company’s stock.

Blackrock Munivest Fund II stock remained flat at $$12.97 during trading hours on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 71,231 shares, compared to its average volume of 41,509. Blackrock Munivest Fund II Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.90 and a 52-week high of $15.90.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th were issued a dividend of $0.0635 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.88%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Blackrock Munivest Fund II (NYSE:MVT)

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