Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HYI) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, July 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.74%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 19th.

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has decreased its dividend by an average of 6.2% annually over the last three years.

Shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (HYI) traded down 0.77% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $15.51. 81,360 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $15.48 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.40. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has a 12 month low of $14.21 and a 12 month high of $16.14.

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Dividend History for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

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