NYSE:EMD

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (EMD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$9.05
-0.06 (-0.66%)
(As of 11:14 AM ET)
Today's Range
$9.04
$9.10
50-Day Range
$8.92
$9.61
52-Week Range
$7.85
$9.67
Volume
73,805 shs
Average Volume
237,180 shs
Market Capitalization
$259.10 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
10.50%
Price Target
N/A
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About Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Stock (NYSE:EMD)

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. is an open ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. It is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. The fund invests in fixed income markets of emerging market countries across the globe. It seeks to invest in fixed income securities issued by governments, government-related entities, and corporations which are of any maturity and quality. The fund employs fundamental analysis along with a top-down security picking approach focusing on factors like currency, inflation and interest rate trends, growth rate forecasts, liquidity of markets for that country's debt, political outlook, tax environment to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global. The fund was formerly known as Salomon Brothers Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. was formed on December 1, 2003 and is domiciled in the United States.

EMD Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/1 Dividend
4/22/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Dividend Payable
5/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
5/22/2024
Dividend Payable
6/03/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Asset Management
Sub-Industry
N/A
CUSIP
95766E103
Fax
N/A
Employees
N/A
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$72.56 million

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$260.82 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.64
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EMD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have EMD shares performed in 2024?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock was trading at $9.21 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EMD shares have decreased by 1.1% and is now trading at $9.11.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,700 shares, an increase of 287.0% from the March 15th total of 6,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 236,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.
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How often does Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.0845 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $1.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.13%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 22nd.
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Is Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund a good dividend stock?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) pays an annual dividend of $0.95 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 11.80%. EMD has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What ETFs hold Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) stock in their portfolio include Rareview Dynamic Fixed Income ETF (RDFI) and Simplify Opportunistic Income ETF (CRDT).Invesco CEF Income Composite ETF (PCEF).

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund investors own include AT&T (T), Ares Capital (ARCC), Energy Transfer (ET), Altria Group (MO), AbbVie (ABBV), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Main Street Capital (MAIN), AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (AWF), International Business Machines (IBM) and ONEOK (OKE).

Who are Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (4.37%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (1.42%), Park Avenue Securities LLC (0.11%) and Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.05%).
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How do I buy shares of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Shares of EMD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:EMD) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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