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NYSE:HIO

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

$4.27
+0.02 (+0.47%)
(As of 08/12/2022 03:07 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$4.25
$4.28
50-Day Range
$3.82
$4.31
52-Week Range
$3.79
$5.43
Volume
6,029 shs
Average Volume
261,598 shs
Market Capitalization
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P/E Ratio
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Dividend Yield
0.07%
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About Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HIO) Stock

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.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Stock Performance

HIO Stock traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $4.25. 109,951 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 261,598. Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund has a 52 week low of $3.79 and a 52 week high of $5.43. The firm's fifty day moving average price is $4.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.30.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 21st. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.47%.

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HIO Company Calendar

Today
8/12/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/23/2022
Dividend Payable
9/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/3 Dividend
9/22/2022
Dividend Payable
10/03/2022

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HIO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have HIO shares performed in 2022?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock was trading at $5.20 at the beginning of the year. Since then, HIO shares have decreased by 18.3% and is now trading at $4.25.
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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 in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 159,300 shares, an increase of 181.4% from the July 15th total of 56,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 204,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days.
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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 announced a monthly dividend on Friday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Thursday, December 1st. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.47%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 21st.
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Is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund a good dividend stock?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HIO) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.07%.
Read our dividend analysis for HIO.

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), APA (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 Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), UBS Group AG (0.00%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%), Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC (0.00%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.00%) and Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Carol L Colman, Carol L Colman, Daniel P Cronin, Saba Capital Management, LP and William R Hutchinson.
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How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Shares of HIO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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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 $4.25.

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 official website for the company is www.leggmason.com. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 212-805-6016.

This page (NYSE:HIO) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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