Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Inc. (NYSE:MYI) shares hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $13.32 and last traded at $13.31, with a volume of 44634 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.32.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $13.17.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th were given a $0.0505 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $0.61 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.54%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 50.5% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,106,753 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $14,310,000 after purchasing an additional 371,573 shares during the period. Robinson Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 15.9% in the 2nd quarter. Robinson Capital Management LLC now owns 1,045,519 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $13,780,000 after purchasing an additional 143,308 shares during the period. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 42.5% in the 1st quarter. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. now owns 140,885 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,820,000 after purchasing an additional 41,990 shares during the period. Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter. Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC now owns 112,576 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,486,000 after purchasing an additional 7,435 shares during the period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 11.1% in the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 92,042 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $1,190,000 after purchasing an additional 9,226 shares during the period. 24.73% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Company Profile (NYSE:MYI)

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in fixed income markets. It invests primarily in a portfolio of long-term investment-grade municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes.

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