NYSE:HIO

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Stock Forecast, Price & News

$5.16
+0.01 (+0.19 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.14
Now: $5.16
$5.17
50-Day Range
$4.92
MA: $5.03
$5.15
52-Week Range
$4.22
Now: $5.16
$5.17
Volume144,407 shs
Average Volume312,634 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-805-6016
EmployeesN/A
Year FoundedN/A

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Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Headlines

3 Lord Abbett Mutual Funds for a Steady Portfolio
September 16, 2020 |  nasdaq.com
Western Asset Cuts: DMO Most Affected, Sell Alert For MHF
September 8, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

0.52 out of 5 stars

Miscellaneous Sector

56th out of 172 stocks

Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds Industry

52nd out of 165 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$5.16
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Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 69,400 shares, an increase of 56.3% from the February 28th total of 44,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 387,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days.
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How has Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock was trading at $4.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIO stock has increased by 11.7% and is now trading at $5.16.
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How often does Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund declared a monthly dividend on Friday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 20th.
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Is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund a good dividend stock?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.07%.
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Who are Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's key executives?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 63)

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What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund investors own include Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Transat A.T. (TRZ), Aegon (AEG), (AGC), (APA), Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT), Endologix (ELGX), American Airlines Group (AAL) and Acadia Healthcare (ACHC).

What is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HIO."

Who are Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund stock include Carol L Colman, Daniel P Cronin, Saba Capital Management, LP and William R Hutchinson.
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HIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FNY Investment Advisers LLC.
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What is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock price today?

One share of HIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.16.

What is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund is www.leggmason.com.

Where are Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's headquarters?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund is headquartered at 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1618, United States.

How can I contact Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's mailing address is 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1618, United States. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 212-805-6016.


This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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