Media coverage about Western Asset Municipal Hgh Incm Fnd (NYSE:MHF) has been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Municipal Hgh Incm Fnd earned a coverage optimism score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2593843139852 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Western Asset Municipal Hgh Incm Fnd (NYSE MHF) traded up $0.06 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $7.49. The company had a trading volume of 49,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,347. Western Asset Municipal Hgh Incm Fnd has a twelve month low of $7.00 and a twelve month high of $8.05.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be given a $0.0255 dividend. This represents a $0.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 18th.

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About Western Asset Municipal Hgh Incm Fnd

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income exempt from federal income taxes. The Fund invests primarily in intermediate and long-term municipal debt securities issued by state and local governments, including the United States territories and possessions, political subdivisions, agencies and public authorities.

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