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NYSE:HYI

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Stock Forecast, Price & News

$15.18
-0.07 (-0.46 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:40 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$15.15
Now: $15.18
$15.23
50-Day Range
$14.08
MA: $14.62
$15.30
52-Week Range
$9.74
Now: $15.18
$16.46
Volume1,375 shs
Average Volume86,118 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.

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

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

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.46 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts/Mutual Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-805-6016
EmployeesN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

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Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
$15.18
-0.07 (-0.46 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:40 PM ET)
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Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's stock was trading at $13.75 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HYI stock has increased by 10.4% and is now trading at $15.18.
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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 announced a monthly dividend on Friday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.0945 per share on Monday, March 1st. This represents a $1.13 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 18th.
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Are investors shorting Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund?

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 16,900 shares, a decline of 47.0% from the October 31st total of 31,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 59,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 days.
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Who are some of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund own?

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

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 62)
  • Mr. Stephen Kenneth Leech, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Mang. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Keith J. Gardner, Co-Head of Emerging Markets Debt and Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Michael C. Buchanan CFA, Head of Global Credit and Portfolio Mang.

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."

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.00%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.00%).
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Which major 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 Morgan Stanley, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Rivernorth Capital Management LLC, Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, and Truist Financial Corp.
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Which major 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 Guggenheim Capital LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Shaker Financial Services LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., and Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC.
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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, Robinhood, 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 $15.18.

What is Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund is institutional.myleggmason.com.

How can I contact Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund?

The company can be reached via phone at 212-805-6016.

This page was last updated on 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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