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

$5.04 0.03 (0.60 %)
(As of 01/24/2018 07:28 AM ET)
Previous Close$5.01
Today's Range$4.99 - $5.04
52-Week Range$4.87 - $5.25
Volume519,800 shs
Average Volume451,467 shs
Market Capitalization$644.87 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.09%
Beta0.45

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:HIO
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-7770102

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares129,230,000

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 14th. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.0275 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

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:

  • 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)

Who owns Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.51%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Who bought Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock? Who is buying Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

How do I buy Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

Shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd 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 Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.04.

How big of a company is Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a market capitalization of $644.87 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.


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

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  27 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  26 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  53
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Analyst Ratings

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Analyst Ratings History


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Earnings

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/12/2014Q3 2014$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q3 2013$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012Q1 2012$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/24/2011Q3 2011$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2009Q1 2009$1.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:3/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.33
Dividend Yield:6.55%
Dividend Growth:-6.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/14/2017monthly$0.036.71%2/15/20182/16/20183/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.036.71%12/21/201712/22/201712/29/2017
11/14/2017monthly$0.036.71%1/18/20181/19/20182/1/2018
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.036.86%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%7/19/20177/21/20178/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.037%8/23/20178/25/20179/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%5/17/20175/19/20176/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%4/19/20174/21/20175/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.037.15%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%8/19/20158/21/20158/28/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%6/17/20156/19/20156/26/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.047.93%7/22/20157/24/20157/31/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%5/20/20155/22/20155/29/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%4/15/20154/17/20154/24/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.048.02%3/18/20153/20/20153/27/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%12/17/201412/19/201412/26/2014
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%1/21/20151/23/20151/30/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.047.63%2/18/20152/20/20152/27/2015
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%9/17/20149/19/20149/26/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%11/19/201411/21/201411/28/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.047.15%10/22/201410/24/201410/31/2014
5/20/2014monthly$0.047.13%8/20/20148/22/20148/29/2014
5/20/2014monthly$0.047.13%7/16/20147/18/20147/25/2014
5/20/2014jun 14$0.047.13%6/18/20146/20/20146/27/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%4/15/20144/17/20144/25/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%5/21/20145/23/20145/30/2014
2/14/2014monthly$0.047.28%3/19/20143/21/20143/28/2014
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%2/19/20142/21/20142/28/2014
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%12/18/201312/20/201312/27/2013
11/19/2013monthly$0.047.44%1/22/20141/24/20141/31/2014
11/18/2013dec 13$0.0412/18/201312/20/201312/27/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%11/20/201311/22/201311/29/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%9/18/20139/20/20139/27/2013
8/19/2013monthly$0.047.94%10/16/201310/18/201310/25/2013
8/19/2013sep 13$0.049/18/20139/20/20139/27/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
1/4/2017Daniel P. CroninDirectorSell2,600$5.23$13,598.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Stephen A WalshInsiderBuy7,455$5.81$43,313.55View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:34 PM
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue $0.03 Monthly DividendWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:34 PM
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:34 PM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:35 AM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund declares $0.029 dividendWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund declares $0.029 dividend
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 8:02 PM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For HIOWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For HIO
www.thestreet.com - September 9 at 1:03 AM
1 Dangerous Fund to Sell Now – 3 Bargains to Buy Instead1 Dangerous Fund to Sell Now – 3 Bargains to Buy Instead
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 2:10 AM
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) Declares $0.03 Monthly DividendWestern Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) Declares $0.03 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.03 (HIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
BRIEF-Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund posts qtrly NAV $5.63/shareBRIEF-Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund posts qtrly NAV $5.63/share
www.reuters.com - August 8 at 5:03 AM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 6:58 PM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:42 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2017Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2017
www.businesswire.com - April 27 at 6:16 PM
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seekingalpha.com - April 14 at 5:43 PM
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seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 8:47 PM
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www.zacks.com - March 10 at 10:09 AM
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www.bloomberg.com - January 3 at 8:26 PM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc....Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc....
www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 5:19 PM
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (HIO) Ex-DividendWestern Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (HIO) Ex-Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 5:33 PM

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