Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, February 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of 0.1125 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $1.35 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 16th.
Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (THQ) traded up $0.21 during trading on Monday, reaching $16.97. 168,734 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 198,753. Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has a 52-week low of $16.24 and a 52-week high of $19.00.
In other news, Director Thomas M. Kent acquired 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 25th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $18.50 per share, for a total transaction of $25,900.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund is a non-diversified closed-end fund. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek current income and long-term capital appreciation through investments in the United States and non-United States companies in the healthcare industry, including equity securities, debt securities and pooled investment vehicles.
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