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

About Western Asset High Income Fund II

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:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Debt
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HIX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.32
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.10
  • 52-Week Range: $5.91 - $7.37
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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Analyst Ratings

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Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

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Earnings

Earnings History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
Annual Dividend:$0.63
Dividend Yield:8.58%
Dividend Growth:-6.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:

Dividend History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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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Insider Trading History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)
DateHeadline
News IconWhat is the market cap for Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc HIX? (NYSE:HIX)
www.answers.com - February 4 at 10:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2016 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 6:24 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm SC 13G/A WESTERN ASSET MUNICIPAL Filed by: FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS LP (NYSE:HIX)
www.streetinsider.com - January 20 at 5:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2016, January and February 2017 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2016 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 5:29 PM
4-traders.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II : Q2 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady (NYSE:HIX)
www.4-traders.com - September 26 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July 31, 2016 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 10:11 AM
4-traders.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II : Windsor Capital Management Lowers stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II (HIX) (NYSE:HIX)
www.4-traders.com - August 19 at 5:26 PM
benzinga.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio... (NYSE:HIX)
www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 10:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2016 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:00 AM
News IconKINGSTON BRIEFLY: Feb. 26 - Wicked Local (NYSE:HIX)
kingston.wickedlocal.com - February 28 at 2:49 PM
businesswire.com logoCORRECTING and REPLACING Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:HIX)
www.businesswire.com - February 19 at 2:55 PM
businesswire.com logoLegg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2016 - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:HIX)
www.businesswire.com - February 18 at 2:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCORRECTING and REPLACING Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2016 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 2:37 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 17, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:HIX)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 2:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2015 (NYSE:HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 9:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:HIX)
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 6:34 PM

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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 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.

How much does a share of Western Asset High Income Fund II stock cost?

One share of Western Asset High Income Fund II stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.34.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff