Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HYI) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 15th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be paid a dividend of 0.095 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 22nd.

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

Shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (HYI) traded up 0.39% on Tuesday, hitting $15.35. 61,322 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $15.47 and a 200-day moving average price of $15.41. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has a one year low of $14.21 and a one 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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