Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.046 per share by the closed-end fund on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th.
Western Asset High Income Fund II has decreased its dividend by an average of 10.1% annually over the last three years.
Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX) opened at $6.67 on Friday. Western Asset High Income Fund II has a 1 year low of $5.97 and a 1 year high of $7.46.
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Western Asset High Income Fund II Company Profile
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks to maximize current income by investing approximately 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in high-yield debt securities. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking to maximize current income.
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