Sit Investment Associates Inc. increased its position in Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT) by 70.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 174,793 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 72,149 shares during the period. Sit Investment Associates Inc.’s holdings in Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II were worth $2,571,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of VLT. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II by 31.5% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 80,094 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,209,000 after purchasing an additional 19,198 shares in the last quarter. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. bought a new position in shares of Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II in the 2nd quarter worth $226,000. Shaker Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II in the 3rd quarter worth $162,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 11,196 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $161,000 after purchasing an additional 794 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sii Investments Inc. WI lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 24,061 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $360,000 after purchasing an additional 306 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 21.79% of the company’s stock.

Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT) opened at $14.69 on Friday. Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II has a twelve month low of $14.10 and a twelve month high of $15.25.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 24th will be issued a $0.084 dividend. This represents a $1.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 23rd.

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About Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II

INVESCO VAN KAMPEN HIGH INCOME TRUST II, formerly Invesco High Income Trust II, is a diversified, closed-end management investment trust. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide high current income, while seeking to preserve shareholders’ capital, through investment in a professionally managed portfolio of income producing fixed-income securities.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Invesco Van Kampen High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT)

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