Media stories about Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund (NYSE:DMO) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.1379894174964 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund (NYSE DMO) opened at 24.70 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $26.44 and a 200 day moving average of $24.90. Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund has a 12 month low of $20.95 and a 12 month high of $27.29.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 21st were paid a $0.235 dividend. This represents a $2.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 19th.

In other Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund news, Director Daniel P. Cronin sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.12, for a total value of $26,120.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

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Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund Company Profile

Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide current income. As a secondary investment objective, the Fund intends to seek capital appreciation. The Fund invests in a portfolio of mortgage-backed securities, consisting of non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities.

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