Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd (NYSE:WIA) saw unusually-high trading volume on Friday . Approximately 300 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 99% from the previous session’s volume of 54,365 shares.The stock last traded at $11.59 and had previously closed at $11.59.

The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $11.44.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 20th will be paid a $0.0345 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th. This represents a $0.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.56%.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WIA. Stifel Financial Corp increased its stake in Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd by 154.8% in the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 150,226 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,591,000 after purchasing an additional 91,278 shares during the period. Sit Investment Associates Inc. increased its stake in Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd by 4.4% in the first quarter. Sit Investment Associates Inc. now owns 1,866,247 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $20,921,000 after purchasing an additional 78,697 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd by 1.8% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,530,733 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $39,580,000 after purchasing an additional 61,440 shares during the period. 6 Meridian purchased a new stake in Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd in the first quarter worth $512,000. Finally, RMB Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd in the fourth quarter worth $317,000.

About Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd (NYSE:WIA)

Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities & Income Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Guggenheim Partners, LLC. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Pte.

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