Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Inc. (NYSE:MYI) Shares Sold by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN reduced its position in Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Inc. (NYSE:MYI) by 15.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 109,570 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 20,137 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 0.16% of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund worth $1,569,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 6.2% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 69,787 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $997,000 after acquiring an additional 4,066 shares during the last quarter. Laurion Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund in the 2nd quarter worth $562,000. MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 15.0% during the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 63,913 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $913,000 after purchasing an additional 8,329 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 27.1% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 9,152 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $131,000 after purchasing an additional 1,950 shares during the period. Finally, HighTower Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 158,431 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $2,265,000 after purchasing an additional 3,031 shares during the period. 9.07% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Inc. (NYSE:MYI) traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.74. The stock had a trading volume of 350,753 shares, compared to its average volume of 238,414. Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $12.52 and a fifty-two week high of $14.86.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.0585 per share. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th.

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About Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s 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 approximately 80% of its assets in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Blackrock Muniyield Insured Fund (NYSE:MYI)

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