Media coverage about Pioneer High Income Trust (NYSE:PHT) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pioneer High Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.1201856012562 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Pioneer High Income Trust (PHT) opened at 9.80 on Friday. Pioneer High Income Trust has a 52 week low of $9.36 and a 52 week high of $10.75. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $9.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.93.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th will be paid a $0.065 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.96%.

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About Pioneer High Income Trust

Pioneer High Income Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s investment objective is to seek a high level of current income and to seek capital appreciation. The Trust seeks to invest in corporate bonds and notes, senior secured floating rate loan interests, convertible bonds and notes, preferred stocks, common stocks, sovereign debt obligations, collateralized mortgage obligations, asset-backed securities and convertible preferred stocks, among others.

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