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Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund (Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund) Beneish M-Score : 0.00 (As of Jul. 13, 2024)


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What is Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund Beneish M-Score?

Note: Financial institutions were excluded from the sample in Beneish paper when calculating Beneish M-Score. Thus, the prediction might not fit banks and insurance companies.

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

The historical rank and industry rank for Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund's Beneish M-Score or its related term are showing as below:

During the past 7 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund was 1.19. The lowest was -1.77. And the median was -0.29.


Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

This Year (Jul23) TTM:Last Year (Jul22) TTM:
Total Receivables was $2.27 Mil.
Revenue was $-5.08 Mil.
Gross Profit was $-5.08 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $0.00 Mil.
Total Assets was $267.28 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $0.00 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $0.00 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0.27 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $0.00 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $0.02 Mil.
Net Income was $-5.38 Mil.
Gross Profit was $0.00 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was $37.78 Mil.
Total Receivables was $3.84 Mil.
Revenue was $-26.50 Mil.
Gross Profit was $-26.50 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $0.00 Mil.
Total Assets was $311.46 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $0.00 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $0.00 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $0.88 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $0.00 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $0.00 Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Total Receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(2.269 / -5.083) / (3.841 / -26.497)
= /
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(-26.497 / -26.497) / (-5.083 / -5.083)
= /
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (0 + 0) / 267.277) / (1 - (0 + 0) / 311.457)
=1 / 1
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=-5.083 / -26.497
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(0 / (0 + 0)) / (0 / (0 + 0))
= /
=

Note: If the Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization data is not available, we assume that the depreciation rate is constant and set the Depreciation Index to 1.

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) to Sales in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(0.266 / -5.083) / (0.883 / -26.497)
= /
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((0.02 + 0) / 267.277) / ((0 + 0) / 311.457)
=7.5E-5 / 0
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-5.383 - 0 - 37.781) / 267.277
=-0.161495

An M-Score of equal or less than -1.78 suggests that the company is unlikely to be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -1.78 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund (Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
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Address
100 Bellevue Parkway, Wilmington, DE, USA, 19809
Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Quality Fund is a closed-end fund with investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income exempt from U.S. federal and Pennsylvania income taxes.
Executives
Saba Capital Management, L.p. 10 percent owner 405 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 58TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10174
Arthur Philip Steinmetz director 50 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY 10001
Aaron David Wasserman officer: Chief Compliance Officer 50 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY 10001
Boaz Weinstein 10 percent owner 405 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 58TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10174
Kevin Maloney other: Portfolio Manager 55 EAST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10055
Kristi Manidis Santiago other: Portfolio Manager 1 UNIVERSITY SQUARE DRIVE, PRINCETON NJ 08540
Walter Oconnor other: Portfolio Manager 800 SCUDDERS MILL ROAD, PLAINSBORO NJ 08536
Michael Kalinoski other: Portfolio Manager 800 SCUDDERS MILL ROAD, PLAINSBORO NJ 08536
Christian Romaglino other: Portfolio Manager 55 EAST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY 10055
Toronto Dominion Investments, Inc. 10 percent owner 909 FANIN, SUITE 1950, HOUSTON TX 77010
Td Group Us Holdings Llc 10 percent owner 251 LITTLE FALLS DRIVE, WILMINGTON DE 19808
Dominion Bank Toronto 10 percent owner 66 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, 12TH FLOOR, TD TOWER, TORONTO, ONTARIO A6 M5K 1A2
Td Securities (usa) Llc 10 percent owner ONE VANDERBILT AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Toronto Dominion Holdings Usa Inc 10 percent owner 40 WALL STREET, NEW YORK NY 10003
Lorenzo Flores director 2100 LOGIC DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95124