Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HYI) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of 0.09 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th.

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 6.2% annually over the last three years.

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) traded down $0.06 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $15.01. 71,400 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 65,853. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has a 1 year low of $14.28 and a 1 year high of $16.14.

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Dividend History for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

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