Windsor Capital Management LLC Decreases Stock Holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX)

Windsor Capital Management LLC trimmed its position in Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 181,145 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock after selling 3,449 shares during the quarter. Windsor Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II were worth $1,271,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC increased its stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 52.7% in the first quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 4,774 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 1,647 shares during the period. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in Western Asset High Income Fund II during the 4th quarter valued at $61,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new position in Western Asset High Income Fund II during the 2nd quarter valued at $77,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in Western Asset High Income Fund II during the 1st quarter valued at $89,000. Finally, FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new position in Western Asset High Income Fund II during the 1st quarter valued at $178,000.

In related news, major shareholder Saba Capital Management, L.P. acquired 18,865 shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 23rd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $6.55 per share, with a total value of $123,565.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.



Western Asset High Income Fund II stock traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $6.67. 4,411 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 222,659. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $6.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.66. Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. has a 52-week low of $5.42 and a 52-week high of $7.12.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 19th were given a dividend of $0.0465 per share. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.37%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 18th.

Western Asset High Income Fund II Company Profile

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

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

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