Press coverage about Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) has trended positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company an impact score of 47.2307786159815 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) traded up $0.09 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $13.89. The company had a trading volume of 16,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,873. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a twelve month low of $12.63 and a twelve month high of $14.40.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a $0.0675 dividend. This represents a $0.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st.
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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.
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