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About Western Asset High Income (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 Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Western Asset High Income's stock symbol?
Western Asset High Income trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HIO."
How often does Western Asset High Income pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Income?
Western Asset High Income announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $0.0265 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th. View Western Asset High Income's Dividend History.
Who are Western Asset High Income's key executives?
Western Asset High Income'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 Asset High Income been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about HIO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.86 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
Who are Western Asset High Income's major shareholders?
Western Asset High Income's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Saba Capital Management L.P. (6.25%), UBS Group AG (3.92%), Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC (0.38%), 1607 Capital Partners LLC (0.23%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.23%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.17%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Income.
Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset High Income stock?
HIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal Bank of Canada, Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. and 6 Meridian. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income.
Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Income stock?
HIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Saba Capital Management L.P., 1607 Capital Partners LLC, UBS Group AG, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Vivaldi Capital Management LLC and First Allied Advisory Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income.
How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Income?
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 Asset High Income's stock price today?
One share of HIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.85.
How big of a company is Western Asset High Income?
Western Asset High Income has a market capitalization of $634.53 million.
How can I contact Western Asset High Income?
Western Asset High Income'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 Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/22/2016 forward)
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Western Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Western Asset High Income (NYSE HIO) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
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Western Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Dividend Information
Western Asset High Income pays an annual dividend of $0.33 per share, with a dividend yield of 6.80%. HIO's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Wednesday, August 1.
|Dividend Growth:||-6.20% (3 Year Average)|
Western Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Western Asset High Income (NYSE HIO) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Western Asset High Income (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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Western Asset High Income (NYSE:HIO) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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