NYSE:HIO

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

$5.30
-0.01 (-0.19 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$5.28
$5.31
50-Day Range
$5.11
$5.35
52-Week Range
$4.86
$5.39
Volume117,289 shs
Average Volume242,557 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.07%
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About Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund

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 Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,700 shares, a decrease of 27.4% from the August 15th total of 17,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 205,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.1 days.
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How has Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's stock was trading at $4.62 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIO shares have increased by 14.7% and is now trading at $5.30.
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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 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 19th.
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Is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund a good dividend stock?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.07%.
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Who are Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's key executives?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 63)

Who are some of Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's key competitors?

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), (AGC), (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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bramshill Investments LLC (0.00%), Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Penserra Capital Management LLC (0.00%) and Invesco Ltd. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund stock include Carol L Colman, Daniel P Cronin, Saba Capital Management, LP and William R Hutchinson.
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Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund stock?

HIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Tortoise Investment Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co., Royal Bank of Canada, and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund company stock in the last year include Carol L Colman, Daniel P Cronin, Saba Capital Management, LP, and William R Hutchinson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund stock?

HIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bramshill Investments LLC, Penserra Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, and Regal Investment Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund?

Shares of HIO 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 $5.30.

What is Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund is www.leggmason.com.

Where are Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund's headquarters?

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund is headquartered at 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1618, United States.


This page was last updated on 9/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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