Press coverage about Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund (NYSE:DMO) has been trending very positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund earned a news impact score of 0.51 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 46.9245815300614 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund (DMO) traded up $0.23 on Thursday, reaching $24.87. 22,200 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 60,837. Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund has a 1 year low of $21.92 and a 1 year high of $27.29.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $2.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.86%.

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About Western Asset Mrtg Defined Oppn Fund

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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