Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ) announced a — dividend on Wednesday, September 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.1125 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a yield of 7.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th.
Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has increased its dividend payment by an average of 2.9% annually over the last three years.
Shares of NYSE THQ traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $17.54. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 36,097 shares, compared to its average volume of 129,779. Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has a fifty-two week low of $15.16 and a fifty-two week high of $18.92. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $17.37 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $17.36.
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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