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:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Debt
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:HIO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.07
  • 52 Week Range: $4.68 - $5.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 393,527 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 announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Investors of record on Friday, July 21st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.95%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 19th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

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

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.

How much does a share of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock cost?

One share of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.18.

Analyst Ratings

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

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:8/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:6.95%
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
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)
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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americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 7:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 7:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (HIO) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 4:19 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
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (HIO) Getting Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:45 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAreas Of Opportunity In Fixed-Income CEFs
seekingalpha.com - April 14 at 5:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoReduce Interest-Rate Risk With These High-Yield Funds
seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 8:47 PM
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www.zacks.com - March 10 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 6:24 PM
bloomberg.com logoThe 2017 Bond Strategy That Goldman and BlackRock Back
www.bloomberg.com - January 3 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWESTERN ASSET HIGH INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. (HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 8:37 AM
benzinga.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc....
www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEx-Western Asset employee avoids prison for computer intrusion
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 5:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (HIO) Ex-Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of July 2016
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc. and Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announce Adjournment of Joint Special Meeting of Stockholders
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2015
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2015
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 9:00 AM

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This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff