73,274 Shares in Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (HIO) Acquired by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. (NYSE:HIO) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund acquired 73,274 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock, valued at approximately $352,000. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.06% of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Uncommon Cents Investing LLC acquired a new position in shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd in the 4th quarter worth approximately $103,000. Park Avenue Securities LLC increased its position in shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd by 103.0% in the fourth quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 37,008 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $190,000 after acquiring an additional 18,774 shares in the last quarter. Two Sigma Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd in the fourth quarter worth approximately $243,000. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd in the fourth quarter worth approximately $319,000. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC increased its position in shares of Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd by 20.7% in the fourth quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 133,107 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $675,000 after acquiring an additional 22,809 shares in the last quarter.

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd stock opened at $4.78 on Wednesday. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $4.74 and a fifty-two week high of $5.21.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 20th will be given a $0.0265 dividend. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO)

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