News articles about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) have been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.3111044770751 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
NYSE HIO opened at $4.83 on Friday. Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd has a 1-year low of $4.76 and a 1-year high of $5.25.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be paid a $0.0265 dividend. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd.
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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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