Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE:THQ) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, February 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.1125 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $1.35 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.82%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 16th.
Shares of Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (NYSE THQ) opened at $17.26 on Thursday. Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund has a fifty-two week low of $16.24 and a fifty-two week high of $19.00.
In related news, Director Thomas M. Kent bought 1,400 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $18.50 per share, for a total transaction of $25,900.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
About Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund
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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