Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) Shares Bought by Sit Investment Associates Inc.

Sit Investment Associates Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HYI) by 11.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 152,345 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 16,055 shares during the period. Sit Investment Associates Inc. owned approximately 0.67% of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund worth $2,303,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Sii Investments Inc. WI boosted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund by 18.8% during the 2nd quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 222,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,401,000 after buying an additional 35,103 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund by 48.3% during the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 117,476 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,795,000 after buying an additional 38,271 shares in the last quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund by 39.6% during the 3rd quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC now owns 111,369 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,732,000 after buying an additional 31,586 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund by 457.5% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 83,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,277,000 after buying an additional 68,588 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund by 152,140.0% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,612 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 7,607 shares in the last quarter.

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (HYI) opened at $15.17 on Friday. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. has a twelve month low of $14.86 and a twelve month high of $16.14.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HYI)

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