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NYSE:EMD

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

$8.73
-0.10 (-1.13%)
(As of 07/6/2022 03:23 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.72
$8.87
50-Day Range
$8.70
$9.83
52-Week Range
$8.58
$14.17
Volume
6,053 shs
Average Volume
354,032 shs
Market Capitalization
$249.94 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
11.81%
Price Target
N/A

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.07% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

0.44 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1240th out of 1,389 stocks

Asset Management Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

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About Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) Stock

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
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
95766E103
Fax
N/A
Employees
N/A
Year Founded
N/A

Company Calendar

Today
7/06/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/21/2022
Dividend Payable
8/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/23/2022
Dividend Payable
9/01/2022

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
N/A

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$249.94 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock performed in 2022?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock was trading at $12.80 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EMD stock has decreased by 31.8% and is now trading at $8.73.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 19,700 shares, a drop of 83.9% from the May 31st total of 122,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 258,100 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 announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 19th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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(NYSE:EMD) 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."

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 $8.73.

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

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) has a market capitalization of $249.94 million.

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 official website for Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund is individualinvestor.myleggmason.com. The company can be reached via phone at 212-805-6016.

This page (NYSE:EMD) was last updated on 7/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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