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NYSE:HIX - Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Price, Forecast & News

$6.84
-0.07 (-1.01 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$6.80
Now: $6.84
$6.88
50-Day Range
$6.60
MA: $6.74
$6.91
52-Week Range
$6.16
Now: $6.84
$7.12
Volume436,681 shs
Average Volume819,322 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.09%
BetaN/A
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-4512010

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 Thursday, November 21st. Investors of record on Friday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.049 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 19th. This is an increase from Western Asset High Income Fund II's previous monthly dividend of $0.05. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's Dividend History.

Has Western Asset High Income Fund II been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HIX stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income Fund II earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Western Asset High Income Fund II.

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

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

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 61)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Robert I. Frenkel, Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 52)

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

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.00%) and Shulman DeMeo Asset Management LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Asset High Income Fund II stock include Saba Capital Management, LP and William R Hutchinson. 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 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shulman DeMeo Asset Management LLC and FNY Investment Advisers 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, Robinhood, 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 $6.84.

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

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

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  201
MarketBeat'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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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