Tekla World Healthcare Fund (NYSE:THW – Get Rating) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 312,700 shares, an increase of 23.3% from the May 31st total of 253,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 129,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days.
Shares of NYSE:THW opened at $14.65 on Wednesday. The company’s fifty day moving average is $15.14 and its two-hundred day moving average is $15.11. Tekla World Healthcare Fund has a 12-month low of $13.29 and a 12-month high of $17.38.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 21st were paid a dividend of $0.1167 per share. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.56%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 17th.
Tekla World Healthcare Fund Company Profile (Get Rating)
Tekla World Healthcare 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 stocks of companies operating in the healthcare sector. For its fixed income portion, the fund primarily invests in corporate debt securities.
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