Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund II (NYSE:MQT) Trading Down – Short Interest Up by 16.52% – HugoPress

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Investors are a little more bearish on shares of Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund II of late if you take a look at the change in short interest. The firm had a rise in short interest of 16.52% as of October 31, 2017 from the last reporting period. Short interest grew from 41,035 to 47,813 over that period. Days to cover decreased from 1.0 to 1.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 31.

The following firms have recently changed their position in MQT. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc cut its position by shedding 11,850 shares a decrease of 85.6% as of 09/30/2017. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc now controls 2,000 shares with a value of $27,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 85.2%. Royal Bank Of Canada grew its stake by buying 12,592 shares an increase of 6,697.9%. Royal Bank Of Canada currently owns 12,780 shares worth $170,000. The value of the position overall is up by 8,400.0%.

As of quarter end Ubs Group Ag had bought 2,660 shares growing its holdings by 1.5%. The value of the investment in (MQT) went from $2,283,000 to $2,357,000 a change of 3.2% since the last quarter. As of the end of the quarter Robinson Capital Management, LLC had disposed of a total of 153,514 shares trimming its position 36.6%. The value of the total investment in Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund II decreased from $5,503,000 to $3,547,000 decreasing 35.5% quarter to quarter.

The company is trading down by 1.14% since yesterday’s close of 13.14. The company currently has a P/E ratio of N/A and market cap is 293.03M.

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II, Inc. (the Fund), launched on July 09, 1992, is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in municipal bonds exempt from federal income taxes..

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