Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HIO) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, February 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, April 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.03 per share by the closed-end fund on Monday, May 3rd. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 22nd.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund stock opened at $5.16 on Wednesday. Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund has a fifty-two week low of $4.22 and a fifty-two week high of $5.18. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $5.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.99.

About Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc is a closed ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. It is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States.

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Dividend History for Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:HIO)

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