Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:EMD)

$13.98
+0.13 (+0.94 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$13.8610
Now: $13.98
$13.98
50-Day Range
$13.58
MA: $13.93
$14.53
52-Week Range
$11.82
Now: $13.98
$14.54
Volume81,884 shs
Average Volume168,887 shs
Market Capitalization$400.25 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$400.25 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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

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."

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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 19th. View Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's Dividend History.

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

Media coverage about EMD stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

Who are some of Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd investors own include Ares Capital (ARCC), Realty Income (O), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Blueberries Medical (BBM), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Cronos Group (CRON), Kraft Heinz (KHC), Nlight (LASR) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's management team includes the folowing 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)

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

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (13.65%), Morgan Stanley (13.13%), McGowan Group Asset Management Inc. (11.42%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (9.54%), UBS Group AG (7.68%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

Which major 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 Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Klingman & Associates LLC, Invesco Ltd., Camelot Portfolios LLC and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

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

EMD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, 6 Meridian, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, McGowan Group Asset Management Inc., Jefferies Group LLC, UBS Group AG and Walleye Trading Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd?

Shares of EMD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of EMD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.98.

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

Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd has a market capitalization of $400.25 million. View Additional Information About Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd.

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

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset Emerging Mrkts Dbt Fnd (NYSE EMD)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  37 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  39 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  76
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This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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