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

$6.66
-0.03 (-0.45 %)
(As of 08/25/2019 08:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$6.66
Now: $6.66
$6.7050
50-Day Range
$6.66
MA: $6.93
$7.10
52-Week Range
$5.42
Now: $6.66
$7.12
Volume69,185 shs
Average Volume219,450 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, July 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.0465 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 18th. 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 trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for 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 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include UBS Group AG (0.00%), Rivernorth Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Invesco Ltd. (0.00%), Vivaldi Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Robinson Capital Management LLC (0.00%) and Morgan Stanley (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 major 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 Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Invesco Ltd., Citadel Advisors LLC, Mid Atlantic Financial Management Inc. ADV, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., LPL Financial LLC and Sage Capital Advisors llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund II.

Which major 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 Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Vivaldi Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Morgan Stanley, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Commonwealth Equity Services 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 $6.66.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE HIX)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  78 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  160
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 8/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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