NYSE:HIO - Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.66 -0.02 (-0.43 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.66
Today's Range$4.64 - $4.69
52-Week Range$4.14 - $5.07
Volume394,133 shs
Average Volume316,654 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.

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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 declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0265 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

Has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HIO stock has trended somewhat negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key competitors?

Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key executives?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, principal Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Robert I. Frenkel, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 51)

Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's major shareholders?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.00%), 6 Meridian (0.00%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

HIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

HIO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc., 6 Meridian, Capital Investment Advisors LLC and Virtu Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

How do I buy shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

Shares of HIO 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 HIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.66.

What is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's official website?

The official website for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd is https://www.leggmason.com/en-us/products/closed-end-funds/western-asset-high-income-opportunity-fund.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  48 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  105
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HIO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HIO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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