About Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE:MTT)
Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide high current income exempt from federal income tax and then to liquidate on or about April 30, 2021, and distribute all of the Fund's net assets to shareholders. As a secondary investment objective, it will seek total return. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing, normally, at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade municipal securities. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in municipal securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. The Fund invests in a range of sectors, including pre-refunded/escrowed to maturity, industrial revenue, water and sewer, healthcare, education, solid waste/resource recovery, power, local general obligation, leasing, housing and transportation. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC is the investment manager of the Fund.
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Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE:MTT) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Western Asset High Income Fund's stock symbol?
Western Asset High Income Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MTT."
How often does Western Asset High Income Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset High Income Fund?
Western Asset High Income Fund announced a monthly dividend on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.084 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 24th. View Western Asset High Income Fund's Dividend History.
Who are some of Western Asset High Income Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Western Asset High Income Fund include Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (CTR), MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR), Goldman Sachs MLP Inc Opp (GMZ), Carador Income Fund (CIFU), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Center Coast Brookfield MLP&Enrg Inf Fnd (CEN), Kayne Anderson Energy Development (KED), BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA), Voya Asia Pacific High (IAE), Malaysia Fund (MAY), Full Circle Capital (FULL), GLI Finance (GLIF), Andalas Energy and Power (ADL), Helios Advantage Income Fund (HAV), MCG Capital (MCGC) and Warehouse REIT (WHR).
Who are Western Asset High Income Fund's key executives?
Western Asset High Income Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Jane E. Trust, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 55)
- Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer (Age 47)
- Ted P. Becker, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 66)
- Steven Frank, Treasurer (Age 50)
- Jenna Bailey, Identity Theft Prevention Officer (Age 39)
- Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 63)
- William R. Hutchinson, Lead Independent Director (Age 75)
- Robert D. Agdern, Independent Director (Age 67)
- Carol L. Colman, Independent Director (Age 71)
- Daniel P. Cronin, Independent Director (Age 71)
Has Western Asset High Income Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about MTT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset High Income Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.78 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are Western Asset High Income Fund's major shareholders?
Western Asset High Income Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mariner Investment Group LLC (0.82%), Raymond James & Associates (0.49%), Cetera Advisor Networks LLC (0.37%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.34%), Wolverine Asset Management LLC (0.25%) and Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (0.23%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset High Income Fund.
Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset High Income Fund stock?
MTT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mariner Investment Group LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Berkeley Capital Partners LLC, Koshinski Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Raymond James & Associates and Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset High Income Fund.
How do I buy shares of Western Asset High Income Fund?
Shares of MTT 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 Income Fund's stock price today?
One share of MTT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.54.
How big of a company is Western Asset High Income Fund?
Western Asset High Income Fund has a market capitalization of $260.04 million.
How can I contact Western Asset High Income Fund?
Western Asset High Income Fund's mailing address is 620 8th Ave Fl 49, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1427, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-888-7770102.
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Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE:MTT) Dividend Information
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Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE:MTT) Dividend History by Quarter
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Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE MTT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Western Asset High Income Fund (NYSE MTT) Insider Trades by Quarter
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|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/4/2017||Daniel P. Cronin||Director||Sell||1,000||$21.43||$21,430.00|| |
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