Van ECK Associates Corp increased its stake in shares of BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund Inc. (NYSE:MHD) by 12.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 26,936 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,985 shares during the quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp’s holdings in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund were worth $471,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its position in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 5,925 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC bought a new position in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC grew its position in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 12,315 shares of the company’s stock worth $215,000 after acquiring an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 17,738 shares of the company’s stock worth $310,000 after acquiring an additional 465 shares during the last quarter. Finally, National Planning Corp grew its position in BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund by 57.4% during the 2nd quarter. National Planning Corp now owns 18,977 shares of the company’s stock worth $335,000 after acquiring an additional 6,921 shares during the last quarter.

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BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund Inc. (MHD) opened at 17.30 on Friday. BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund Inc. has a 52-week low of $15.54 and a 52-week high of $18.52. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $17.76 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.18.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.081 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.58%.

BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund Company Profile

BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income exempt from federal income taxes. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing approximately 80% of its assets in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund (NYSE:MHD)

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