News articles about Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust (NYSE:MTT) have been trending very positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.51 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.5232559179795 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust (NYSE:MTT) traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $21.54. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 21,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,159. Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust has a 52 week low of $21.29 and a 52 week high of $23.90.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th will be given a $0.084 dividend. This represents a $1.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th.

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Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Company Profile

Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide high current income exempt from federal income tax and then to liquidate on or about April 30, 2021, and distribute all of the Fund’s net assets to shareholders.

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