NYSE:MQY

Stock Analysis Report

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION
Header cover image

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund

Executive Summary

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc. is a close ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: MQY is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MQY's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.3%

MQY

1.0%

US Capital Markets

-0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

0.6%

MQY

38.8%

US Capital Markets

36.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: MQY underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 38.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MQY underperformed the US Market which returned 36.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

MQYIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.3%1.0%-0.7%
30 Day-8.7%10.8%4.3%
90 Day-5.8%17.0%8.1%
1 Year5.3%0.6%42.2%38.8%39.6%36.6%
3 Year28.7%11.6%40.1%29.7%53.5%43.7%
5 Year27.6%-0.9%152.2%121.0%123.7%98.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

28.16x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MQY ($15.78) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($2.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MQY is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MQY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.2x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (22.8x).

PE vs Market: MQY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.2x) compared to the US market (21.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MQY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MQY is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (15x).

Future Growth

How is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.7%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund performed over the past 5 years?

-5.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MQY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MQY's current net profit margins (55.9%) are lower than last year .


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MQY's earnings have declined by 5.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MQY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MQY had negative earnings growth (-72.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (10.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MQY's Return on Equity (3.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MQY's short term assets ($9.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($131.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: MQY's short term assets ($9.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($176.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MQY's debt to equity ratio (61.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MQY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59% to 61.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MQY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.4%).

Interest Coverage: MQY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.46%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MQY's dividend (4.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).

High Dividend: MQY's dividend (4.46%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: MQY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MQY's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (120.3%), MQY's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

14.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Paul Audet
Interested Trustee10.17yrsno datano data
Richard Cavanagh
Chairman14.17yrsUS$5.65k0.00037%
$ 1.8k
Frank Fabozzi
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$4.57k0.000030%
$ 145.5
Kathleen Feldstein
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$3.57kno data
W. Kester
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$4.29kno data
Jerrold Harris
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$3.86kno data
Karen Robards
Vice Chairman14.17yrsUS$5.36kno data
James Flynn
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$3.93kno data
Michael Castellano
Non-Interested Trustee10.17yrsUS$3.93k0.0023%
$ 11.1k
Barbara Novick
Director Nomineeno datano datano data
Robert Hubbard
Non-Interested Trustee14.17yrsUS$3.72kno data

14.2yrs

Average Tenure

72yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: MQY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc.
  • 100 Bellevue Parkway
  • Wilmington
  • Delaware
  • 19809
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MQYNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1992

Biography

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc. is a close 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 i...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/02 23:46
End of Day Share Price2021/03/02 00:00
Earnings2020/10/31
Annual Earnings2020/04/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.