Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ) announced a — dividend on Wednesday, September 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.1125 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 7.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th.
Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has raised its dividend by an average of 2.9% annually over the last three years.
NYSE:THQ traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $17.55. The stock had a trading volume of 85,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 129,779. Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has a 1-year low of $15.16 and a 1-year high of $18.92. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $17.37 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $17.36.
About Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund
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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