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NYSE:EMD

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

$9.54
-0.04 (-0.42%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.47
$9.73
50-Day Range
$9.30
$10.86
52-Week Range
$9.28
$14.30
Volume
197,334 shs
Average Volume
388,038 shs
Market Capitalization
$273.13 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
11.81%
Beta
N/A
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About Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
N/A

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$273.13 million
Optionable
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/20/2022
Today
5/22/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/22/2022
Dividend Payable
7/01/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.24 out of 5 stars

Financial Services Sector

2nd out of 13 stocks

Asset Management Industry

6th out of 8 stocks

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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) Frequently Asked Questions

Are investors shorting Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 25,400 shares, an increase of 69.3% from the April 15th total of 15,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 410,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 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 Thursday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.06%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 23rd.
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Is Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund a good dividend stock?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 11.81%. EMD has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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Who are Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's key executives?
Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Jane Elizabeth Trust CFA, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Stephen Kenneth Leech, Portfolio Mang. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Gordon Stuart Brown, Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Chia-Liang Lian C.F.A., Portfolio Mang.
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).

What is Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EMD."

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

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (9.07%), Invesco Ltd. (3.97%), Penserra Capital Management LLC (3.21%), UBS Group AG (2.88%), National Asset Management Inc. (1.05%) and Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.98%). Company insiders that own Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund stock include Daniel P Cronin and Daniel P Cronin.
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Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund stock?

EMD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Royal Bank of Canada, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC, Samalin Investment Counsel LLC, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund stock?

EMD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Matisse Capital, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Penserra Capital Management LLC, Penn Mutual Asset Management LLC, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Quantedge Capital Pte Ltd, and UBS Group AG.
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How do I buy shares of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Shares of EMD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock price today?

One share of EMD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.54.

How much money does Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund make?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund has a market capitalization of $273.13 million.

What is Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund is individualinvestor.myleggmason.com.

How can I contact Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's mailing address is 620 8th Ave Fl 49, New York, New York 10018-1427. The company can be reached via phone at 212-805-6016.

This page was last updated on 5/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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