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NYSE:EMDWestern Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.55
+0.14 (+1.13 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.44
Now: $12.55
$12.61
50-Day Range
$10.63
MA: $11.30
$12.43
52-Week Range
$8.01
Now: $12.55
$15.08
Volume277,031 shs
Average Volume397,036 shs
Market Capitalization$359.31 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.81%
BetaN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.83 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIP95766E103
PhoneN/A

Debt

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$359.31 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd (NYSE:EMD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock was trading at $12.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EMD stock has decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at $12.55. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

How often does Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 21st. View Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's dividend history.

Has Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EMD stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWestern Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

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Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd investors own include Ares Capital (ARCC), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Altria Group (MO), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund (FAX), IBM (IBM) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

Who are Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's key executives?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Jane E. Trust, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Robert I. Frenkel, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 52)

What is Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock symbol?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EMD."

Who are Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's major shareholders?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include McGowan Group Asset Management Inc. (11.70%), Morgan Stanley (10.99%), Morgan Stanley (10.99%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (10.25%), RiverNorth Capital Management LLC (5.43%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.22%). Company insiders that own Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd stock include Daniel P Cronin and William R Hutchinson. View institutional ownership trends for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd stock?

EMD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, RiverNorth Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV, and McGowan Group Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd stock?

EMD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Saba Capital Management L.P., Pictet North America Advisors SA, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Matisse Capital, Invesco Ltd., RMB Capital Management LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

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What is Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock price today?

One share of EMD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.55.

How big of a company is Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd?

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd has a market capitalization of $359.31 million.

What is Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd is individualinvestor.myleggmason.com.

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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