News coverage about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a daily sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.6177600948792 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE HIO) traded up $0.03 on Friday, hitting $5.01. The company had a trading volume of 311,003 shares, compared to its average volume of 371,672. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a one year low of $4.87 and a one year high of $5.25.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a $0.0275 dividend. This represents a $0.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th.
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Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Company Profile
Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. It invests, under normal market conditions, approximately 80% of its net assets in high-yield securities and over 20% in common stock equivalents, including options, warrants and rights.
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