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

$4.09
-0.12 (-2.85 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 11:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
$4.03
Now: $4.09
$4.11
50-Day Range
$3.12
MA: $4.60
$5.27
52-Week Range
$3.00
Now: $4.09
$5.28
Volume186,567 shs
Average Volume892,265 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMiscellaneous
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock was trading at $4.62 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIO stock has decreased by 11.3% and is now trading at $4.10. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Friday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.0325 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $0.39 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.51%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 20th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's dividend history.

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

Media coverage about HIO stock has trended very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Are investors shorting Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 719,900 shares, an increase of 14.9% from the February 27th total of 626,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 633,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.1 days. Currently, 0.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd own?

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

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, principal Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Robert I. Frenkel, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 52)

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 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, Robinhood, 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 $4.10.

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

The official website for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd is http://www.leggmason.com/.


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

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  71 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  147
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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