NYSE:HIO - Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.91 -0.03 (-0.61 %) (As of 04/21/2019 10:13 AM ET)Previous Close$4.91Today's Range$4.88 - $4.9552-Week Range$4.14 - $4.99Volume505,828 shsAverage Volume287,211 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield0.07%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive HIO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HIO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMiscellaneous Current SymbolNYSE:HIO Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK910068 Webwww.leggmason.comen-usproductsclosed-end-fundswestern-asset-high-income-opportunity-fund PhoneN/ADebt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/AProfitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding SharesN/AMarket CapN/A Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions 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." 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 declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.029 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.35 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History. Has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about HIO stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd include 1ST TR SR FR 20/COM (FIV), Aberdeen Income Credit Strategies Fund (ACP), Aberdeen International (AABVF), Aberdeen Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (AOD), Advent Claymore Convertible Secrts &IFII (AGC), Alliance California Municipal IncmFndInc (AKP), AllianceBernstein Natnl Muncpl Incm Fnd. (AFB), ALLIANZGI CNV &/COM (CBH), Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund (NCV), Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund II (NCZ), Allianzgi NFJ Dividend int & Prm Stgy Fd (NFJ), Alpine Global Dynamic Dividend Fund (AGD), Apollo Tactical Income Fund (AIF), Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund (ARDC) and BLACKROCK 2022/COM (BGIO). What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd investors own include Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), TRANSAT AT (TRZ), Advent Claymore Convertible Secrts &IFII (AGC), Endologix (ELGX), AEGON (AEG), Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit (ANH), Apache (APA), American Airlines Group (AAL) and Acadia Healthcare (ACHC). Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key executives? Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the folowing 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) Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's major shareholders? Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.00%) and Virtu Financial LLC (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 Virtu Financial LLC and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd. Which major investors are buying Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock? HIO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, 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 $4.91. What is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's official website? The official website for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd is https://www.leggmason.com/en-us/products/closed-end-funds/western-asset-high-income-opportunity-fund. MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 60 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 53 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 113MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HIO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HIO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is diluted EPS different from basic EPS?