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

$5.77
+0.46 (+8.66 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 09:56 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.48
Now: $5.77
$5.86
50-Day Range
$3.86
MA: $5.67
$7.11
52-Week Range
$3.55
Now: $5.77
$7.12
Volume159,497 shs
Average Volume713,438 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.89 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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EmployeesN/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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIX shares have decreased by 1.0% and is now trading at $5.77. 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 Friday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.049 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 20th. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's dividend history.

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

Media coverage about HIX stock has been trending very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income Fund II earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWestern Asset High Income Fund II.

Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 96,600 shares, a decline of 42.6% from the February 27th total of 168,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 579,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Western Asset High Income Fund II's Current Options Chain.

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 $5.77.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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