Short Interest in Invesco High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT) Increases By 145.0%

Invesco High Income Trust II (NYSE:VLT) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,900 shares, an increase of 145.0% from the December 15th total of 2,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 15,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 days.

NYSE VLT opened at $14.30 on Friday. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $14.34 and a 200 day simple moving average of $14.66. Invesco High Income Trust II has a one year low of $13.33 and a one year high of $15.34.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 18th will be given a $0.0964 dividend. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 14th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in shares of Invesco High Income Trust II by 26.6% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,969 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $59,000 after acquiring an additional 833 shares during the period. Integrated Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco High Income Trust II by 9.5% during the 2nd quarter. Integrated Capital Management Inc. now owns 11,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $164,000 after buying an additional 955 shares during the period. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco High Income Trust II by 14.4% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 15,898 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $237,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Invesco High Income Trust II by 5.9% during the 3rd quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 50,888 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $743,000 after buying an additional 2,841 shares during the period. Finally, FNY Investment Advisers LLC bought a new position in shares of Invesco High Income Trust II during the 3rd quarter valued at $42,000. 15.62% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Invesco High Income Trust II

Invesco High Income Trust II is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Invesco Ltd. The fund is co-managed by Invesco Advisers, Inc, INVESCO Asset Management (Japan) Limited, INVESCO Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, INVESCO Asset Management Limited, Invesco Hong Kong Limited, INVESCO Senior Secured Management, Inc, and Invesco Canada Ltd.

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