About Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Western 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
Industry Closed End Funds
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions
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 Tuesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.0275 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.
Who are some of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd include Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Apollo Investment (AINV), John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld (JLIF), TPG Specialty Lending (TSLX), Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (BBN), Hercules Capital (HTGC), Golub Capital BDC (GBDC), New Mountain Finance (NMFC), Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (ETV), TCP Capital (TCPC), BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (BOE), Solar Capital (SLRC), Invesco Van Kmpn Calf Vl Mncpl Incm Trst (VCV), Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT), Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT), Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (CTR), PennantPark Investment (PNNT) and Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL).
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 (Age 55)
- Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 47)
- Ted P. Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 66)
- Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 50)
- Jenna Bailey, Identity Theft Prevention Officer (Age 39)
- Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 63)
- William R. Hutchinson, Lead Independent Director (Age 75)
- Robert D. Agdern, Director (Age 67)
- Carol L. Colman, Independent Director (Age 71)
- Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director (Age 71)
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 with access to the U.S. stock market 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 $5.09.
How big of a company is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a market capitalization of $657.79 million.
How can I contact Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd'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 +1-800-7770102.
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Analyst Ratings History
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Earnings History by Quarter
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend Information
|Dividend Growth:||-6.20% (3 Year Average)|
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend History by Quarter
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/4/2017||Daniel P. Cronin||Director||Sell||2,600||$5.23||$13,598.00|| |
|7/10/2013||Stephen A Walsh||Insider||Buy||7,455||$5.81||$43,313.55|| |
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