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NYSE:HIX

Western Asset High Income Fund II Stock Forecast, Price & News

$6.47
+0.03 (+0.47 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 03:35 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.43
Now: $6.47
$6.49
50-Day Range
$6.38
MA: $6.55
$6.75
52-Week Range
$3.55
Now: $6.47
$7.12
Volume7,372 shs
Average Volume415,311 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: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.56 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
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CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-800-4512010
EmployeesN/A

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Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
$6.47
+0.03 (+0.47 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 03:35 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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HIX shares have increased by 11.0% and is now trading at $6.47.
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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 Friday, August 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.049 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.59 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 19th.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Income Fund II?

Western Asset High Income Fund II saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 182,800 shares, an increase of 23.3% from the September 15th total of 148,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 244,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 days.
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Who are some of Western Asset High Income Fund II's key competitors?

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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 62)

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Windsor Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), OTA Financial Group L.P. (0.00%) and Avantax Advisory Services Inc. (0.00%).
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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 Windsor Capital Management LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Income Fund II stock?

HIX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OTA Financial Group L.P., and Avantax Advisory Services 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 $6.47.

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 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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