Media headlines about Pioneer High Income Trust (NYSE:PHT) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pioneer High Income Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.2737852622407 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Pioneer High Income Trust (NYSE PHT) traded down $0.06 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $9.78. The stock had a trading volume of 122,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 166,971. Pioneer High Income Trust has a 12 month low of $9.47 and a 12 month high of $10.12.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th were paid a $0.065 dividend. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.98%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th.
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Pioneer High Income Trust Company Profile
Pioneer High Income Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to seek a high level of current income and to seek capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to invest in corporate bonds and notes, senior secured floating rate loan interests, convertible bonds and notes, preferred stocks, common stocks, sovereign debt obligations, collateralized mortgage obligations, asset-backed securities and convertible preferred stocks, among others.
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