Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI (NYSE:HYI) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.0885 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th.
Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 6.9% annually over the last three years.
Shares of HYI opened at $14.36 on Friday. Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI has a 52 week low of $12.83 and a 52 week high of $14.94.
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Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund 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 Pte. Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Ltd and Western Asset Management Company Limited.
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