Williams Jones & Associates LLC continued to hold its stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,285 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Williams Jones & Associates LLC’s holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II were worth $117,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of HIX. NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II in the 2nd quarter valued at about $646,000. Alethea Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 100.0% in the 2nd quarter. Alethea Capital Management LLC now owns 53,170 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $382,000 after purchasing an additional 26,585 shares in the last quarter. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL acquired a new stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II in the 2nd quarter valued at about $139,000. Shaker Financial Services LLC raised its stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 32.8% in the 2nd quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC now owns 492,095 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $3,538,000 after purchasing an additional 121,412 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Robinson Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of 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.

Shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) opened at 7.19 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $7.17 and a 200-day moving average of $7.25. Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. has a 52 week low of $6.53 and a 52 week high of $7.46.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 20th will be issued a $0.049 dividend. This represents a $0.59 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th.

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Western Asset High Income Fund II Company 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.

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

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