Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, October 9th, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 19th will be given a dividend of 0.112 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $1.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 18th.

Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has raised its dividend by an average of 44.2% annually over the last three years.

Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund stock opened at $17.67 on Friday. Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has a 52 week low of $16.02 and a 52 week high of $18.99.

In other Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund news, President Daniel R. Omstead acquired 5,500 shares of Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $18.27 per share, with a total value of $100,485.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the president now owns 6,500 shares in the company, valued at $118,755. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

About Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund

Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund is a closed ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by Tekla Capital Management LLC. The fund invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in securities of companies operating in the healthcare sector. The fund also invests in pooled investment vehicles.

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Dividend History for Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ)

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