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

About Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd

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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HIO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.13
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.11
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $5.01
  • 52-Week Range: $4.47 - $5.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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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

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Annual Dividend:$0.37
Dividend Yield:7.17%
Dividend Growth:-3.40% (3 Year Average)
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Dividend History for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History 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

Latest Headlines for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2016 (NYSE:HIO)
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 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 6:24 PM
News IconThe 2017 bond strategy backed by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock (NYSE:HIO)
www.afr.com - January 10 at 4:27 AM
bloomberg.com logoThe 2017 Bond Strategy That Goldman and BlackRock Back (NYSE:HIO)
www.bloomberg.com - January 3 at 8:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoThe 2017 Bond Strategy That Goldman, BlackRock and TCW All Back (NYSE:HIO)
washpost.bloomberg.com - January 3 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWESTERN ASSET HIGH INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND INC. Financials (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:47 PM
4-traders.com logoCity of San Diego CA : Using Renewable Diesel to Make its Vehicle Fleet Greener (NYSE:HIO)
www.4-traders.com - October 27 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2016 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 5:30 PM
4-traders.com logoLegg Mason : With U.S. And Global Growth “Slow But Sustainable,” Fixed Income Spread Sectors Creating Opportunity for Investors (NYSE:HIO)
www.4-traders.com - October 14 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. (HIO) (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:37 PM
4-traders.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund : Kamunting Street Capital Management Exits Position in Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (HIO) (NYSE:HIO)
www.4-traders.com - September 27 at 10:01 AM
News IconWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Completion of Merger and Share Conversion Price (NYSE:HIO)
ih.advfn.com - August 31 at 10:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2016 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 8:37 AM
benzinga.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc.... (NYSE:HIO)
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 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEx-Western Asset employee avoids prison for computer intrusion (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 5:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (HIO) Ex-Dividend (NYSE:HIO)
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 5:33 PM
4-traders.com logoBrexit ratchets up pain of strong franc for Swiss exporters (NYSE:HIO)
www.4-traders.com - July 16 at 5:13 PM
4-traders.com logoFera Pharmaceuticals and Oakwood Labs Announce ANDA Approval of Levothyroxine Sodium for Injection (NYSE:HIO)
www.4-traders.com - July 15 at 8:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of July 2016 (NYSE:HIO)
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 (NYSE:HIO)
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 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFirst Majestic Silver Corp (FR.TO) (NYSE:HIO)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2015 (NYSE:HIO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 9:00 AM

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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 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 19th will be given a dividend of $0.0305 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $0.37 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 17th.

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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 $5.16.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff