Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, August 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.026 per share by the investment management company on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 21st.

Putnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) traded down 1.13% during trading on Thursday, reaching $5.23. 434,690 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Putnam Premier Income Trust has a 1-year low of $4.72 and a 1-year high of $5.68. The company’s 50-day moving average is $5.42 and its 200-day moving average is $5.29.

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About Putnam Premier Income Trust

Putnam Premier Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income consistent with the preservation of capital by allocating its investments among the United States Government sector, high yield sector and international sector of the fixed-income securities market.

Dividend History for Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT)

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