NYSE:HYI - Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$14.51 +0.07 (+0.48 %)
(As of 05/28/2018 01:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.51
Today's Range$14.46 - $14.57
52-Week Range$14.41 - $16.14
Volume103,129 shs
Average Volume65,095 shs
Market Capitalization$337.65 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.18%
Beta0.44

About Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment fund. It provides a non-leveraged high-yield corporate fixed income portfolio with a limited term structure. It seeks high income, with a capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The company was founded on July 20, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMiscellaneous
SymbolNYSE:HYI
CUSIPN/A
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares22,780,000

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HYI."

How often does Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a dividend of $0.0885 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th. View Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's key competitors?

Who are Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's key executives?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Jane Elizabeth Trust, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard F. Sennett, Chief Financial Officer
  • Theodore Paul Becker, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Jeanne M. Kelly, Senior Vice President
  • Thomas Christopher Mandia, Assistant Secretary

Has Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HYI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.00 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Private Management Group Inc. (3.72%), Saba Capital Management L.P. (3.14%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.86%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (1.09%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.78%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.59%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock?

HYI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Private Management Group Inc., LPL Financial LLC, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock?

HYI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Saba Capital Management L.P., Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund?

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock price today?

One share of HYI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.51.

How big of a company is Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund has a market capitalization of $337.65 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (HYI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  51 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  53 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  104
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HYI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HYI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 5/28/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) Dividend Information

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share, with a dividend yield of 7.44%. HYI's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Wednesday, August 1.
Next Dividend:8/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:7.44%
Dividend Growth:-5.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/15/2018monthly$0.08857.26%7/19/20187/20/20188/1/2018
5/15/2018monthly$0.08857.26%8/23/20188/24/20189/4/2018
5/15/2018monthly$0.08857.26%6/21/20186/22/20187/2/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.08857.2%3/22/20183/23/20184/2/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.08857.2%5/24/20185/25/20186/1/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.08857.2%4/19/20184/20/20185/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.097.2%1/18/20181/19/20182/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.097.2%2/15/20182/16/20183/1/2018
11/14/2017monthly$0.097.2%12/21/201712/22/201712/29/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.09507.43%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.09507.43%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.09507.43%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.107.8%8/23/20178/25/20179/1/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.107.8%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
5/18/2017monthly$0.107.8%7/19/20177/21/20178/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.10057.88%4/19/20174/21/20175/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.10057.88%5/17/20175/19/20176/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.10057.88%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE HYI) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)
Insider Trading History for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE HYI) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/2/2015S. Kenneth LeechInsiderBuy2,300$13.72$31,556.002,300View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE HYI) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund goes ex-dividend tomorrowWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - May 23 at 3:43 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 5:18 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (HYI) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.09Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (HYI) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 5:18 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (HYI) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (HYI) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 5:17 PM
Term CEF Ladder #4: High-Yield Bond Closed-End FundsTerm CEF Ladder #4: High-Yield Bond Closed-End Funds
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 3:40 PM
CORRECTING and REPLACING Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018CORRECTING and REPLACING Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 3:40 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:42 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund declares $0.09 dividendWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund declares $0.09 dividend
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 3:46 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of February 28, 2018Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of February 28, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 10:27 AM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Stake Lifted by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Stake Lifted by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 8:21 AM
Private Management Group Inc. Decreases Position in Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI)Private Management Group Inc. Decreases Position in Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 3:10 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:00 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:00 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.09Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 6:00 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:24 AM
Form 3 WESTERN ASSET HIGH INCOM For: Jan 01 Filed by: Berg Jennifer sForm 3 WESTERN ASSET HIGH INCOM For: Jan 01 Filed by: Berg Jennifer s
www.streetinsider.com - January 10 at 11:05 AM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:06 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.09 (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:04 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Announces $0.09 Monthly DividendWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Announces $0.09 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:04 PM
Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2017, January and February 2018Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2017, January and February 2018
finance.yahoo.com - November 13 at 8:33 AM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:56 AM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund reports Q2 resultsWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund reports Q2 results
seekingalpha.com - October 10 at 12:45 AM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of August 31, 2017Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 7:43 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund declares $0.095 dividendWestern Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund declares $0.095 dividend
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 4:02 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.10Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:27 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.10 (HYI)Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.10 (HYI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:27 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.10Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 6:27 PM
Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:57 PM
Form SC 13G/A Western Asset High Yield Filed by: FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS LPForm SC 13G/A Western Asset High Yield Filed by: FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS LP
www.streetinsider.com - January 19 at 7:32 PM
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www.bloomberg.com - April 7 at 10:26 AM

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