Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (NYSE:HIX)

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, May 19th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.049 per share by the closed-end fund on Monday, August 2nd. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 22nd.

HIX opened at $7.36 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $7.23. Western Asset High Income Fund II has a 1 year low of $6.34 and a 1 year high of $7.40.

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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Dividend History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

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