Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, October 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be given a dividend of 0.026 per share by the investment management company on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.31 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd.
Shares of Putnam Premier Income Trust (PPT) traded up $0.07 on Wednesday, hitting $5.23. The stock had a trading volume of 280,541 shares, compared to its average volume of 477,002. Putnam Premier Income Trust has a 12-month low of $4.86 and a 12-month high of $5.68.
About Putnam Premier Income Trust
Putnam Premier Income Trust (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income consistent with the preservation of capital by allocating its investments among the United States Government sector, high yield sector and international sector of the fixed-income securities market.
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