VanEck Long Muni ETF (MLN)

BATS: MLN · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.07%)
Jun 5, 2023, 11:18 AM EDT - Market open
Assets $310.10M
Expense Ratio 0.24%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 17.50M
Dividend (ttm) $0.51
Dividend Yield 2.88%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 1, 2023
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return -5.29%
Volume 23,734
Open 17.66
Previous Close 17.72
Day's Range 17.66 - 17.75
52-Week Low 16.13
52-Week High 18.68
Beta 0.23
Holdings 464
Inception Date Jan 2, 2008

About MLN

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The VanEck Long Muni ETF (MLN) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in investment grade fixed income. The fund tracks a market value-weighted index of investment grade, tax-exempt US municipal bonds with nominal maturities of at least 17 years. MLN was launched on Jan 2, 2008 and is managed by VanEck.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Muni National Long
Region North America
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol MLN
Issuer VanEck
Index Tracked ICE Long AMT-Free Broad National Municipal


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 1, 2023 $0.0487 Jun 7, 2023
May 1, 2023 $0.0443 May 5, 2023
Apr 3, 2023 $0.0521 Apr 10, 2023
Mar 1, 2023 $0.0394 Mar 7, 2023
Feb 1, 2023 $0.0462 Feb 7, 2023
Dec 28, 2022 $0.0391 Dec 30, 2022
Full Dividend History


Why Income Investors Should Revisit Municipal Bond ETFs

Investors should consider the opportunities in the municipal bond market and turn to related exchange traded fund strategies to diversify back into this fixed income category.

5 months ago - ETF Trends

Muni Carnage Could Create Opportunity

Municipal bonds and the related exchange traded funds are languishing as interest rates rise, but a silver lining could materialize. While the first four months of 2022 have been rough on munis, some ...

Other symbols: HYDMAAXSHYD
1 year ago - ETF Trends

VanEck to Transition Underlying Indexes for Several of Its Municipal Bond ETFs

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck announces plans to change underlying indexes tracked by some of the firm's municipal bond ETFs to new indexes from ICE Data Indices (“ICE”)

Other symbols: HYDITMSHYDSMB
1 year ago - Business Wire

Municipal Bonds: Going Long on Duration, High on Income

Fixed income investors willing to step out farther on the yield curve can achieve higher-yielding benefits with assets like the VanEck Vectors Long Muni ETF (MLN). The muni debt markets offers attract...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Clean Water Initiatives Are Vital for Infrastructure ETFs

Commodities don't have the panache of most equities but it's an opportunity investors can consider when it comes to investing in needs versus wants. In the case of water, something the world obviously...

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Two ETFs Largely Unchanged Monday As Muni Bond Caucus Seeks Help

As the municipal bond market continues to struggle, with states continuing to incur massive debt as the coronavirus ravages the economy, members of the House Municipal Finance Caucus are pressuring th...

Other symbols: RVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Can the Municipal Bond Market Weather the Coronavirus Storm?

The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping in to toss a life preserve to the bond markets, including corporate debt and high yield, but few may have seen municipal bonds seeking help.

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

3 ETFs to Consider as Fed Steps in to Save Municipal Bonds

It almost seems like “safe haven bonds” has become a misnomer. Some of the safest debt, such as municipal bonds, are now causing its issuers to ask for help from the Federal Reserve amid the coronavir...

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

The Coronavirus is Bringing Some Unforeseen Volatility to Munis

In the U.S. bond markets, municipal debt is seen as some of the most stable given that they’re backed by local governments albeit at lower-than-junk yields as most would expect.

Other symbols: FLMBHYMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Show Me the Muni (Bond ETFs), Here’s 3

Even safe haven assets are feeling the pangs of the coronavirus-filled capital markets. Take municipal bonds for example–muni bond funds haven’t been immune to the coronavirus contagion, but on the pl...

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

A Good Place to Hide Out in Rough Markets

Investors looking for income and some shelter from recent equity market volatility may want to consider municipal bonds and it appears some as a slew of related ETFs hit all-time highs on a rough day ...

Other symbols: ITMMAAX
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Sustainable Investing Is Coming to Municipal Bond ETFs

Sustainable investing is much more than a new buzz phrase in the investment community.

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Municipal Bond Market Eclipses the $400B Mark in 2019

2019 was a strong year of performance for bonds, particularly fixed income ETFs, which saw notable interest during times of heavy volatility. The municipal bond market also made out well, hitting over...

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Is the 60-40 Stocks-Bonds Split Dying Off?

The 40% allocation into bonds has proven to be a challenge given that Treasury note yields have gone to basement-low levels.

Other symbols: FLMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

Municipal Bond Activity Rises in November

Treasury yields have been ticking higher with the major indexes in the equities market notching record highs.

Other symbols: FLMBHYMBRVNU
3 years ago - ETF Trends

For Conservative Investors, Municipal Bonds Still Make Sense

Municipal bonds are often viewed as low-risk investments and some market observers believe risk in the muni market is currently benign, potentially setting up opportunities with ETFs, such as the VanE...

3 years ago - ETF Trends