Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) by 2.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 397,543 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock after buying an additional 11,388 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.46% of Western Asset High Income Fund II worth $2,796,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II in the 2nd quarter valued at $108,000. Royal Bank of Canada increased its holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II by 60.9% in the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 39,983 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $287,000 after purchasing an additional 15,133 shares in the last quarter. Robinson Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II by 5.2% in the 2nd quarter. Robinson Capital Management LLC now owns 407,045 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $2,927,000 after purchasing an additional 20,000 shares in the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II in the 2nd quarter valued at $144,000. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II in the 2nd quarter valued at $173,000.

Shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) opened at $7.07 on Friday. Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. has a twelve month low of $6.50 and a twelve month high of $7.46.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.046 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.81%.

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Western Asset High Income Fund II Profile

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks to maximize current income by investing approximately 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in high-yield debt securities. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking to maximize current income.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE:HIX)

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