Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Company Profile (NYSE:HIO)

About Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. It invests, under normal market conditions, approximately 80% of its net assets in high-yield securities and over 20% in common stock equivalents, including options, warrants and rights. The Fund invests in sectors, such as auto components, hotels, restaurants and leisure, household durables, multiline retail, specialty retail, beverages, food and staples, food products, household products, tobacco, energy equipment and services, oil, gas and consumable fuels, banks, capital markets, consumer finance, insurance, biotechnology, healthcare equipment and supplies, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, and building products. Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited are the sub-advisors of the Fund. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is its investment manager.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.13
  • 52 Week Range: $4.68 - $5.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 297,289 shs.
 

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

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 Tuesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.029 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.35 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

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

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

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jane E. Trust, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer
  • Ted P. Becker, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Steven Frank, Treasurer
  • Jenna Bailey, Identity Theft Prevention Officer
  • Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer
  • William R. Hutchinson, Lead Independent Director
  • Robert D. Agdern, Director
  • Carol L. Colman, Independent Director
  • Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director

How do I buy Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

Shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.13.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  19 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  19 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  38
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Price Target History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Next Dividend:11/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.35
Dividend Yield:6.82%
Dividend Growth:-3.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%7/19/20177/21/20178/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%8/23/20178/25/20179/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%5/17/20175/19/20176/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%4/19/20174/21/20175/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%8/19/20158/21/20158/28/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%6/17/20156/19/20156/26/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%7/22/20157/24/20157/31/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%5/20/20155/22/20155/29/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%4/15/20154/17/20154/24/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%3/18/20153/20/20153/27/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%12/17/201412/19/201412/26/2014
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%1/21/20151/23/20151/30/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%2/18/20152/20/20152/27/2015
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%9/17/20149/19/20149/26/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%11/19/201411/21/201411/28/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%10/22/201410/24/201410/31/2014
5/20/2014monthly$0.047.13%8/20/20148/22/20148/29/2014
5/20/2014monthly$0.047.13%7/16/20147/18/20147/25/2014
5/20/2014jun 14$0.047.13%6/18/20146/20/20146/27/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%4/15/20144/17/20144/25/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%5/21/20145/23/20145/30/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%3/19/20143/21/20143/28/2014
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%2/19/20142/21/20142/28/2014
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%12/18/201312/20/201312/27/2013
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%1/22/20141/24/20141/31/2014
11/18/2013dec 13$0.0412/18/201312/20/201312/27/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%11/20/201311/22/201311/29/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%9/18/20139/20/20139/27/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%10/16/201310/18/201310/25/2013
8/19/2013sep 13$0.049/18/20139/20/20139/27/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/4/2017Daniel P. CroninDirectorSell2,600$5.23$13,598.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Stephen A WalshInsiderBuy7,455$5.81$43,313.55View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Latest Headlines for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
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DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund declares $0.029 dividend
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 8:02 PM
thestreet.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For HIO
www.thestreet.com - September 9 at 1:03 AM
nasdaq.com logo1 Dangerous Fund to Sell Now – 3 Bargains to Buy Instead
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 2:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) Declares $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund posts qtrly NAV $5.63/share
www.reuters.com - August 8 at 5:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:42 PM
businesswire.com logoWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2017
www.businesswire.com - April 27 at 6:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAreas Of Opportunity In Fixed-Income CEFs
seekingalpha.com - April 14 at 5:43 PM
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seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 8:47 PM
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www.zacks.com - March 10 at 10:09 AM
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www.bloomberg.com - January 3 at 8:26 PM
benzinga.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc....
www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 5:19 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (HIO) Ex-Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 5:33 PM

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This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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