NYSE:HIX - Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $6.06 -0.09 (-1.46 %) (As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$6.06Today's Range$6.06 - $6.1352-Week Range$5.97 - $7.09Volume468,255 shsAverage Volume249,674 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield0.09%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive HIX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HIX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Asset Management Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinancial Services Current SymbolNYSE:HIX Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.leggmason.comen-usproductsclosed-end-fundswestern-asset-high-income-fund-ii-inc.html 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 EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding SharesN/AMarket Cap$0.00 OptionableNot Optionable 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 declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0455 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's Dividend History. Has Western Asset High Income Fund II been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about HIX stock have trended neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income Fund II earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Western Asset High Income Fund II's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Western Asset High Income Fund II include 1ST TR ENERGY I/SH (FIF), 3i Group (III), 3i Group (TGOPF), 49 North Resources (FNR), A I S RESOURCES/SH SH (AIS), ABEH SPLI /0 RED / EXT PREF (ASIZ), ABEH SPLI/PAR VTG FPD 0.01 (ASIT), Aberdeen Asian Income Fund (AAIF), Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund (FAX), Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment (FAP), Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund (IAF), Aberdeen Emerging Markets Invstmt (AEMC), Aberdeen International (AAB), Aberdeen Latin American Income Fund (ALAI) and Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust (ABD). Who are Western Asset High Income Fund II's key executives? Western Asset High Income Fund II's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 60)Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 48)Mr. Robert I. Frenkel, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 64)Mr. Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance officer (Age 67)Mr. Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 51) Who are Western Asset High Income Fund II's major shareholders? Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vident Investment Advisory LLC (0.00%), Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.25%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.17%) and NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Income Fund II. 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 Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, LPL Financial LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Creative Planning, Trustcore Financial Services LLC and Capital Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund II. 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 NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Rivernorth Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund II. 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 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 HIX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.06. What is Western Asset High Income Fund II's official website? The official website for Western Asset High Income Fund II is https://www.leggmason.com/en-us/products/closed-end-funds/western-asset-high-income-fund-ii-inc.html. 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 (NYSE HIX)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 58 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 64 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 122MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset High Income Fund II and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HIX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HIX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do You Need a Fiduciary?