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

$5.17
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 07:57 AM ET)
Today's Range
$5.16
Now: $5.17
$5.18
50-Day Range
$5.02
MA: $5.11
$5.20
52-Week Range
$4.77
Now: $5.17
$5.20
Volume576,496 shs
Average Volume542,294 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 Thursday, November 21st. Investors of record on Friday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.032 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 19th. This is an increase from Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's previous monthly dividend of $0.03. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

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

Media stories about HIO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

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 folowing 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)

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

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (0.00%), UBS Group AG (0.00%), Penserra Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.00%) and FCA Corp TX (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 Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Citigroup Inc., Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC, Tortoise Investment Management LLC, Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc., American National Bank and Advisor Group Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Penserra Capital Management LLC, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., UBS Group AG, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Capital Investment Advisors LLC and Icon Advisers Inc. Co.. 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, 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 $5.17.

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:  74 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  69 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  143
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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