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

$6.58
+0.04 (+0.61 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.54
Now: $6.58
$6.64
50-Day Range
$5.87
MA: $6.27
$6.58
52-Week Range
$3.55
Now: $6.58
$7.12
Volume217,188 shs
Average Volume483,271 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.
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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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Phone+1-800-4512010

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OptionableNot Optionable
$6.58
+0.04 (+0.61 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HIX shares have increased by 12.9% and is now trading at $6.58.
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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 Thursday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.049 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 21st.
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Has Western Asset High Income Fund II been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about HIX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income Fund II earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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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."

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

Western Asset High Income Fund II's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include UBS Group AG (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Windsor Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Park Avenue Securities LLC (0.00%) and Creative Planning (0.00%). Company insiders that own Western Asset High Income Fund II stock include Saba Capital Management, LP and William R Hutchinson.
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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 UBS Group AG, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Windsor Capital Management LLC, and Sigma Planning Corp.
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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 Creative Planning, Mackay Shields LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Park Avenue Securities LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., and Coastal Investment Advisors Inc..
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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 $6.58.

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 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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