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NYSE:HIXWestern Asset High Income Fund II Stock Price, Forecast & News

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(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.25
50-Day Range
MA: $5.87
52-Week Range
Now: $6.25
Volume462,800 shs
Average Volume529,097 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.09%
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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Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.56 out of 5 stars

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Industry Asset Management



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Annual SalesN/A



Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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

How has Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock was trading at $5.83 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIX stock has increased by 7.2% and is now trading at $6.25. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.049 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.59 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 21st. 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 been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about 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 following 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)

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 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 $6.25.

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.

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.

This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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