About Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. It invests, under normal market conditions, approximately 80% of its net assets in high-yield securities and over 20% in common stock equivalents, including options, warrants and rights. The Fund invests in sectors, such as auto components, hotels, restaurants and leisure, household durables, multiline retail, specialty retail, beverages, food and staples, food products, household products, tobacco, energy equipment and services, oil, gas and consumable fuels, banks, capital markets, consumer finance, insurance, biotechnology, healthcare equipment and supplies, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, and building products. Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited are the sub-advisors of the Fund. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is its investment manager.
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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 Friday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.0265 per share on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 22nd. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.
Who are Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's key executives?
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's management team includes the folowing people:
- Jane E. Trust, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 55)
- Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 47)
- Ted P. Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 66)
- Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 50)
- Jenna Bailey, Identity Theft Prevention Officer (Age 39)
- Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 63)
- William R. Hutchinson, Lead Independent Director (Age 75)
- Robert D. Agdern, Director (Age 67)
- Carol L. Colman, Independent Director (Age 71)
- Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director (Age 71)
Has Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about HIO stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.02 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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 $4.78.
How big of a company is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a market capitalization of $634.53 million.
How can I contact Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's mailing address is 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1618, United States. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-7770102.
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/24/2016 forward)
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend Information
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd pays an annual dividend of $0.33 per share, with a dividend yield of 6.90%. HIO's most recent monthly dividend payment was Monday, April 2.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/2/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||-6.20% (3 Year Average)|
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/4/2017||Daniel P. Cronin||Director||Sell||2,600||$5.23||$13,598.00|| |
|7/10/2013||Stephen A Walsh||Insider||Buy||7,455||$5.81||$43,313.55|| |
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