Western Asset High Income Fund II Company Profile (NYSE:HIX)

About Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

Western Asset High Income Fund II logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks to maximize current income by investing approximately 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in high-yield debt securities. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking to maximize current income. In addition, the Fund may invest approximately 35% of its total assets in debt securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. It may also invest approximately 30% of its assets in zero coupon securities, pay-in-kind bonds and deferred payment securities, and approximately 20% of its assets in equity securities. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is the Fund's investment manager. Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. are the Fund's sub-advisors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $624.12 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,204,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.25
  • 52 Week Range: $6.53 - $7.46
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 207,015 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

What is Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock symbol?

Western Asset High Income Fund II trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HIX."

How often does Western Asset High Income Fund II pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, October 20th will be given a dividend of $0.049 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.59 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's Dividend History.

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Who are Western Asset High Income Fund II's key executives?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jane E. Trust, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer
  • Ted P. Becker, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Steven Frank, Treasurer
  • Jenna Bailey, Identity Theft Prevention Officer
  • Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer
  • William R. Hutchinson, Lead Independent Director
  • Robert D. Agdern, Independent Director
  • Carol L. Colman, Independent Director
  • Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director

How do I buy Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

Shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock price today?

One share of Western Asset High Income Fund II stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.24.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  24 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  51
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Consensus Ratings for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
Next Dividend:11/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.59
Dividend Yield:8.15%
Dividend Growth:-6.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

Dividend History by Quarter for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/15/2017monthly$0.058.22%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.058.22%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.058.22%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.058.15%7/19/20177/21/20178/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.058.15%8/23/20178/25/20179/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.058.15%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
5/21/2015monthly$0.0710.29%8/19/20158/21/20158/28/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.0710.29%6/17/20156/19/20156/26/2015
5/21/2015monthly$0.0710.29%7/22/20157/24/20157/31/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.0710.25%4/15/20154/17/20154/24/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.0710.25%3/18/20153/20/20153/27/2015
2/19/2015monthly$0.0710.25%5/20/20155/22/20155/29/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.079.67%12/17/201412/19/201412/26/2014
11/19/2014monthly$0.079.67%2/18/20152/20/20152/27/2015
11/19/2014monthly$0.079.67%1/21/20151/23/20151/30/2015
8/18/2014monthly$0.078.94%10/22/201410/24/201410/31/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.078.94%11/19/201411/21/201411/28/2014
8/18/2014monthly$0.078.94%9/17/20149/19/20149/26/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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