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NYSE:HIOWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Stock Price, Forecast & News

$4.75
+0.03 (+0.64 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$4.74
Now: $4.75
$4.78
50-Day Range
$4.25
MA: $4.44
$4.76
52-Week Range
$3.00
Now: $4.75
$5.28
Volume226,997 shs
Average Volume745,247 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.07%
BetaN/A
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a closed ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. It is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in high-yielding corporate debt obligations. The fund seeks to maintain an average duration of around four years with an average credit quality of B. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Cap Index. The fund was formerly known as High Income Opportunity Fund. Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. was formed on November 16, 1993 and is domiciled in the United States.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.45 out of 5 stars


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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock was trading at $4.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIO stock has increased by 2.8% and is now trading at $4.75. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

How often does Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Investors of record on Monday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.0325 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.39 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.21%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 21st. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's dividend history.

Has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HIO stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a media sentiment score of -4.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Who are some of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd own?

Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key executives?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 61)
  • 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 Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock symbol?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HIO."

Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's major shareholders?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Saba Capital Management L.P. (0.00%), RiverNorth Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Eaton Vance Management (0.00%) and UBS Group AG (0.00%). View institutional ownership trends for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Which major investors are selling Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

HIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Saba Capital Management L.P., RiverNorth Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc., and Citigroup Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Which major investors are buying Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

HIO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., RFG Advisory LLC, Almitas Capital LLC, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

How do I buy shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

Shares of HIO 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 Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock price today?

One share of HIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.75.

What is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's official website?

The official website for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd is www.leggmason.com.

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

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