Dividend Dates and Distribution Amounts
Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End
March 01, 2010 06:33 PM Eastern Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced
distributions today as detailed below.
Several of the municipal Funds announced dividend increases. The dividend increases take into account each Fund’s
earnings potential and level of undistributed net investment income.
In addition, dividend reductions were announced by several of the taxable Funds and several of the municipal Funds.
Generally speaking, these dividend reductions were made in order to better align the Funds with their current
earnings rates. BlackRock Insured Municipal Term Trust Inc. (BMT) is a term trust that matures on or about
December 31, 2010. BMT’s dividend reduction reflects its projected earnings potential as well as its investment
objective of returning $10 per common share (the initial public offering price per common share) to common
shareholders at maturity.
Declaration- 3/1/2010 Ex-Date- 3/11/2010 Record- 3/15/2010 Payable- 4/1/2010
BlackRock Apex Municipal Fund, Inc.*
APX $0.044000 -$0.002500
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Trust
BYM $0.072000 $0.003500
BlackRock Insured Municipal Income Investment Trust BAF $0.073500 $0.005000
BlackRock Insured Municipal Term Trust Inc.
BMT $0.015000 -$0.015417
BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Income Trust RFA $0.070000 -
BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust
BTA $0.059500 -
BlackRock Muni Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc.
MUI $0.065500 -
BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc.*
MUA $0.062500 -$0.005000
BlackRock Municipal 2018 Term Trust
BPK $0.078000 -
BlackRock Municipal 2020 Term Trust
BKK $0.062250 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust
BBK $0.085000 -
BlackRock Municipal Bond Investment Trust
BIE $0.078800 $0.005000
BlackRock Municipal Income Trust
BFK $0.078600 -
BlackRock Municipal Income Tr