Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, September 14th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, October 20th will be given a dividend of 0.0675 per share by the investment management company on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.81 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has decreased its dividend by an average of 3.4% per year over the last three years.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) traded down 1.07% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $13.90. The company had a trading volume of 94,338 shares. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a one year low of $12.26 and a one year high of $14.40. The company’s 50 day moving average is $14.19 and its 200-day moving average is $13.77.

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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Company Profile

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of investment grade bonds. It may invest over 80% of its total managed assets in bonds, including corporate bonds, the Unites States Government and agency securities, and mortgage-related securities, and over 65% in bonds that are of investment grade quality.

Dividend History for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)

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