NYSE:HIX

Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Forecast, Price & News

$7.43
-0.01 (-0.13 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$7.42
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50-Day Range
$7.22
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52-Week Range
$6.34
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Volume86,900 shs
Average Volume140,310 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.09%
BetaN/A
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About Western Asset High Income Fund II

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited, and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets across the globe. The fund invests in securities of companies that operate across diversified sectors. It invests in high yield debt securities issued by U.S., foreign corporations and foreign governments. The fund employs a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis with bottom-up security selection process to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Cap Index and the JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global. Western Asset High Income Fund II, Inc. was formed on May 28, 1998 and is domiciled in the United States.

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

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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 261,700 shares, an increase of 38.7% from the July 29th total of 188,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 113,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days.
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How has Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock was trading at $5.83 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIX stock has increased by 27.4% and is now trading at $7.43.
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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 announced a monthly dividend on Friday, August 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.049 per share on Wednesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.91%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 19th.
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Is Western Asset High Income Fund II a good dividend stock?

Western Asset High Income Fund II pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.09%.
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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 following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 63)

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What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset High Income Fund II own?

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."

Who are Western Asset High Income Fund II's major shareholders?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Invesco Ltd. (0.00%), Bramshill Investments LLC (0.00%), Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Asset High Income Fund II stock include Daniel P Cronin and Eileen A Kamerick.
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Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

HIX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Invesco Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., HighTower Advisors LLC, Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV, Bramshill Investments LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, and Royal Bank of Canada.
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

HIX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, AlphaStar Capital Management LLC, and Sage Capital Advisors llc.
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How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Shares of HIX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock price today?

One share of HIX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.43.

What is Western Asset High Income Fund II's official website?

The official website for Western Asset High Income Fund II is www.leggmason.com.

Where are Western Asset High Income Fund II's headquarters?

Western Asset High Income Fund II is headquartered at 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1427, United States.


This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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