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

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$6.13 -0.05 (-0.81 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.18
Today's Range$6.13 - $6.19
52-Week Range$5.42 - $6.98
Volume514,400 shs
Average Volume371,093 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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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. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0455 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.91%. 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?

News stories about HIX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robinson Capital Management LLC (0.00%) and Capital Investment Advisors 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 Robinson Capital Management LLC and Capital Investment Advisors 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 $6.13.

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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  60 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  67 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  127
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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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