Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment Worsened in 2018 Q1

June 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Sentiment for Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (NYSE:HYI)

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc (NYSE:HYI) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.64 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.96, from 1.6 in 2017Q4. The ratio dived, as 16 investment professionals started new and increased positions, while 25 cut down and sold stock positions in Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now have: 6.73 million shares, up from 6.53 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 15 Increased: 9 New Position: 7.

The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $14.61. About 80,202 shares traded or 44.97% up from the average. Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:HYI) has 0.00% since June 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Rivernorth Capital Management Llc holds 1.02% of its portfolio in Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. for 935,650 shares. Private Management Group Inc owns 846,534 shares or 0.66% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Saba Capital Management L.P. has 0.58% invested in the company for 716,190 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.32% in the stock. Capital Investment Advisors Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 215,075 shares.

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