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 at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in high-yield debt securities. As a secondary objective, it seeks capital appreciation to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking to maximize current income. It may invest up to 35% of its total assets in debt securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. It may also invest up to 30% of its assets in zero coupon securities, pay-in-kind bonds and deferred payment securities and up to 20% of its assets in equity securities. It invests in consumer discretionary, industrials, energy, financials and materials sectors. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is its investment manager. Its sub advisers are Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Debt
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HIX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.23
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.12
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.72
  • 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:$0.74
Dividend Yield:10.24%
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Growth:-5.70% (3 Year Average)

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)

Insider Trades

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
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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Last Updated on 8/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff