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NYSE:EMD

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

$13.71
+0.01 (+0.07 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$13.60
$13.74
50-Day Range
$13.61
$14.14
52-Week Range
$11.90
$14.30
Volume107,931 shs
Average Volume168,980 shs
Market Capitalization$392.52 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.81%
BetaN/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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1.24 out of 5 stars

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4th out of 10 stocks

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4th out of 5 stocks

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

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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 during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 31,400 shares, an increase of 22.2% from the July 29th total of 25,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 160,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.
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How has Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's stock was trading at $12.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EMD shares have increased by 6.3% and is now trading at $13.71.
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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 Friday, August 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, December 1st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 19th.
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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, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 59)
  • Mr. Stephen Kenneth Leech, Portfolio Mang. (Age 66)
  • Mr. Gordon Stuart Brown, Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Chia-Liang Lian C.F.A., CFA, 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (17.62%), McGowan Group Asset Management Inc. (12.05%), Morgan Stanley (11.34%), Morgan Stanley (11.34%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.74%) and Penserra Capital Management LLC (4.30%).
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Which major 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 Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Advisors Asset Management Inc., McGowan Group Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, and Shaker Financial Services LLC.
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Which major 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 Penserra Capital Management LLC, Edmonds Duncan Registered Investment Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, B. Riley Wealth Management Inc., LPL Financial LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI.
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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 $13.71.

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

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund has a market capitalization of $392.52 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.

Where are Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund's headquarters?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund is headquartered at 620 8th Ave Fl 49, New York, New York 10018-1427.


This page was last updated on 9/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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