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, December 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.046 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st.

Western Asset High Income Fund II has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 6.6% per year over the last three years.

Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX) opened at $6.96 on Friday. Western Asset High Income Fund II has a fifty-two week low of $6.50 and a fifty-two week high of $7.46.

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About Western Asset High Income Fund II

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.

Dividend History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

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