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NYSE:EMD

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

$9.55
-0.04 (-0.42%)
(As of 02/6/2023 03:02 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.53
$9.65
50-Day Range
$8.70
$9.73
52-Week Range
$7.40
$12.05
Volume
120,737 shs
Average Volume
232,727 shs
Market Capitalization
$273.42 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
11.80%
Price Target
N/A
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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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EMD Stock News Headlines

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EMD Company Calendar

Today
2/06/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/17/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/17/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$-226,123,252.00

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$273.42 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.64

Key Executives

  • Ms. Jane Elizabeth Trust CFA (Age 61)
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
  • Mr. Stephen Kenneth Leech (Age 68)
    Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Gordon Stuart Brown
    Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Chia-Liang Lian C.F.A.
    Portfolio Mang.













EMD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have EMD shares performed in 2023?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock was trading at $9.11 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EMD shares have increased by 5.3% and is now trading at $9.59.
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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 January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 44,700 shares, an increase of 40.1% from the December 31st total of 31,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 214,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 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 Monday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 17th.
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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 $0.99 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 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.90%), GraniteShares Advisors LLC (0.90%), Matisse Capital (0.56%), Matisse Capital (0.56%), Camelot Portfolios LLC (0.32%) and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.25%). Insiders that own company stock include Daniel P Cronin and Daniel P Cronin.
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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 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 $9.59.

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

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE:EMD) has a market capitalization of $274.56 million and generates $-226,123,252.00 in revenue each year.

This page (NYSE:EMD) was last updated on 2/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff