Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX – Get Free Report) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 16th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 24th will be paid a dividend of 0.049 per share by the closed-end fund on Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.59 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 13.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 23rd.
Western Asset High Income Fund II has increased its dividend payment by an average of 1.8% annually over the last three years.
Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Performance
HIX opened at $4.50 on Thursday. Western Asset High Income Fund II has a twelve month low of $4.16 and a twelve month high of $5.71. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $4.48 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.69.
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About Western Asset High Income Fund II
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited, and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets across the globe.
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