NYSE:HIO - Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$4.79 -0.01 (-0.21 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 10:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.78
Today's Range$4.78 - $4.79
52-Week Range$4.74 - $5.21
Volume200 shs
Average Volume321,698 shs
Market Capitalization$634.53 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.48%
Beta0.41
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
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SymbolNYSE:HIO
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-7770102

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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

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Annual SalesN/A
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Cash FlowN/A
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Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares129,230,000
Market Cap$634.53

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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 Tuesday, May 15th. Shareholders 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 yield of 6.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th. View Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd's Dividend History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A."

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 articles about HIO stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.50 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.69%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.26%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.11%), Palo Capital Inc. (0.05%) and American National Bank (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock?

HIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Bank of Montreal Can, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Palo Capital Inc. and American National Bank. 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, 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 $4.79.

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.


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

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  41 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  37 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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