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NYSE:HYI - Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.65
+0.01 (+0.06 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$15.64
Now: $15.65
$15.68
50-Day Range
$15.21
MA: $15.48
$15.70
52-Week Range
$13.62
Now: $15.65
$15.73
Volume158,982 shs
Average Volume122,158 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMiscellaneous
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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

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."

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, November 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.094 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $1.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 19th. This is a boost from Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's previous monthly dividend of $0.09. View Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's Dividend History.

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

News stories about HYI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

Who are some of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's key competitors?

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 Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Altria Group (MO), Southern (SO), Vermilion Energy (VET), Calamos Convertible & Hi Income Fund (CHY), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AbbVie (ABBV), Dominion Energy (D) and Enbridge (ENB).

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

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

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.00%), E&G Advisors LP (0.00%) and FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

Which major 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 Uncommon Cents Investing LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

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

HYI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FNY Investment Advisers LLC and E&G Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI?

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 $15.65.

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

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI (NYSE HYI)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  125 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  264
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This page was last updated on 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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