Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 16th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of 0.0675 per share by the investment management company on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.81 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has decreased its dividend by an average of 7.1% per year over the last three years.

Shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) opened at $13.02 on Wednesday. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a 12-month low of $12.99 and a 12-month high of $14.40.

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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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