Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HIX)

$6.64 -0.01 (-0.15 %)
(As of 02/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.65
Today's Range$6.64 - $6.68
52-Week Range$5.97 - $7.46
Volume199,839 shs
Average Volume376,487 shs
Market Capitalization$573.26 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.30%
Beta0.61

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

Western 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:HIX
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-4512010

Debt

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares86,200,000

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

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 announced a monthly dividend on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.0455 per share on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's Dividend History.

Who are some of Western Asset High Income Fund II's key competitors?

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 (Age 55)
  • Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 47)
  • 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, Independent Director (Age 67)
  • Carol L. Colman, Independent Director (Age 71)
  • Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director (Age 71)

Who owns Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vident Investment Advisory LLC (1.05%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (1.03%), Wolverine Asset Management LLC (0.35%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.30%), Windsor Capital Management LLC (0.28%) and Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.26%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Income Fund II.

Who sold Western Asset High Income Fund II stock? Who is selling Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and Windsor Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund II.

Who bought Western Asset High Income Fund II stock? Who is buying Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Geode Capital Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. and SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund II.

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 with access to the U.S. stock market 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 $6.64.

How big of a company is Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II has a market capitalization of $573.26 million.

How can I contact Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's mailing address is 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1427, United States. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-4512010.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset High Income Fund II (HIX)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  35 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
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Analyst Ratings

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Earnings

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


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Estimates

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Dividends

Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:4/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.55
Dividend Yield:8.28%
Dividend Growth:-10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/16/2018monthly$0.058.19%3/22/20183/23/20184/2/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.058.19%5/24/20185/25/20186/1/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.058.19%4/19/20184/20/20185/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.057.99%2/15/20182/16/20183/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.057.99%1/18/20181/19/20182/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.057.99%12/21/201712/22/201712/29/2017
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)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX)

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Headlines

Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX) News Headlines

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Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Plans $0.05 Monthly DividendWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Plans $0.05 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:22 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Declares $0.05 Monthly DividendWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Declares $0.05 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:22 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:22 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:58 AM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Announces $0.05 Monthly DividendWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Announces $0.05 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:34 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (HIX)Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (HIX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:34 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:31 AM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:31 AM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of ShareholdersWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 12:14 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II declares $0.049 dividendWestern Asset High Income Fund II declares $0.049 dividend
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 8:08 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July 31, 2017Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 5:34 AM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (HIX)Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (HIX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:53 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:46 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX)Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX)
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 8:27 PM
Form SC 13G/A WESTERN ASSET MUNICIPAL Filed by: FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS LPForm SC 13G/A WESTERN ASSET MUNICIPAL Filed by: FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS LP
www.streetinsider.com - January 20 at 5:30 AM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio...Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Portfolio...
www.benzinga.com - August 1 at 10:11 AM
CORRECTING and REPLACING Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of ... - Business Wire (press release)CORRECTING and REPLACING Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - February 19 at 2:55 PM
Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2016 - Business Wire (press release)Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2016 - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - February 18 at 2:37 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 17, 2016 - NasdaqWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 17, 2016 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 2:17 PM
Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - NasdaqWestern Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 6:34 PM

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