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NYSE:HYIWestern Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.28
+0.01 (+0.07 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.28
Now: $14.28
$14.43
50-Day Range
$12.69
MA: $13.33
$14.29
52-Week Range
$9.74
Now: $14.28
$16.46
Volume46,873 shs
Average Volume120,339 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.08%
BetaN/A
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund 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 Pte. Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Ltd and Western Asset Management Company Limited. It invests fixed income markets across the globe. The fund invests in high-yield corporate fixed income securities with varying maturities. It invests in below investment grade fixed income securities. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. was formed on July 20, 2010 and is domiciled in the United States.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.79 out of 5 stars


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OptionableNot Optionable

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Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI (NYSE:HYI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock was trading at $13.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HYI shares have increased by 3.9% and is now trading at $14.28. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

How often does Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI?

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.0945 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 21st. View Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's dividend history.

Has Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HYI stock have been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI earned a daily sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWestern Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Altria Group (MO), Southern (SO), Vermilion Energy (VET), AbbVie (ABBV), Calamos Convertible & Hi Income Fund (CHY), Dominion Energy (D), Enbridge (ENB) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's key executives?

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI'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 Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock symbol?

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HYI."

Who are Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's major shareholders?

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%), Invesco Ltd. (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%) and Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.00%). View institutional ownership trends for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI stock?

HYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Raymond James & Associates, UBS Group AG, Citigroup Inc., Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, and Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI stock?

HYI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RiverNorth Capital Management LLC, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Shaker Financial Services LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

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Shares of HYI 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 Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock price today?

One share of HYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.28.

What is Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's official website?

The official website for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI is institutional.myleggmason.com.

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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