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NYSE:HIO

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

$4.03
+0.01 (+0.25%)
(As of 12/7/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.99
$4.09
50-Day Range
$3.62
$4.10
52-Week Range
$3.60
$5.23
Volume
275,256 shs
Average Volume
251,635 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.

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HIO Company Calendar

Today
12/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/30 Dividend
12/21/2022
Dividend Payable
12/30/2022
Ex-Dividend for 2/1 Dividend
1/23/2023
Dividend Payable
2/01/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Investment Trusts & Mutual Funds
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Free Float
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Optionable
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller (Age 64)
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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 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, HIO shares have decreased by 22.5% and is now trading at $4.03.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 20,700 shares, a drop of 75.0% from the October 31st total of 82,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 240,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 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 Monday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 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%.
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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), 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.00%), Evergreen Capital Management LLC (0.00%), UBS Group AG (0.00%), 1607 Capital Partners LLC (0.00%) and Royal Bank of Canada (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 $4.03.

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 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff