Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HYI)

$14.85 +0.11 (+0.75 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 02:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.74
Today's Range$14.71 - $14.86
52-Week Range$14.49 - $16.14
Volume165,042 shs
Average Volume80,555 shs
Market Capitalization$334.92 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.33%
Beta0.45

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


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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 Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, March 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.0885 per share on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. 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 owns Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Private Management Group Inc. (3.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.10%), Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.90%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.78%), City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (0.76%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.67%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

Who sold Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock? Who is selling Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Raymond James & Associates, Private Management Group Inc. and LPL Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

Who bought Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock? Who is buying Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., SG Americas Securities LLC, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP and Claraphi Advisory Network LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund.

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

Shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund 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 Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.82.

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 $334.92 million.


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

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  41 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  80
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Dividends

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

Next Dividend:4/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:7.27%
Dividend Growth:-5.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
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
2/16/2018monthly$0.097.2%3/22/20183/23/20184/2/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.097.2%5/24/20185/25/20186/1/2018
2/16/2018monthly$0.097.2%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$0.107.43%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.107.43%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/15/2017monthly$0.107.43%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$0.107.88%4/19/20174/21/20175/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.107.88%5/17/20175/19/20176/1/2017
2/16/2017monthly$0.107.88%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 Trades by Quarter for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE HYI) Insider Trades by Quarter

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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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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