Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (NYSE:HIO) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of 0.0275 per share by the closed-end fund on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.33 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th.

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 6.2% annually over the last three years.

Shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) opened at $4.88 on Wednesday. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a 52-week low of $4.81 and a 52-week high of $5.25.

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About Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. It invests, under normal market conditions, approximately 80% of its net assets in high-yield securities and over 20% in common stock equivalents, including options, warrants and rights.

Dividend History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

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