Robinson Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) by 28.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 263,596 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 58,300 shares during the quarter. Robinson Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Western Asset High Income Fund II were worth $1,777,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Samalin Investment Counsel LLC acquired a new stake in Western Asset High Income Fund II during the 4th quarter valued at $228,000. Aurora Private Wealth Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II during the fourth quarter worth $71,000. Shaker Financial Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 176.2% during the fourth quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC now owns 705,549 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $4,755,000 after buying an additional 450,104 shares in the last quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 26.5% during the fourth quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 60,939 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $411,000 after buying an additional 12,776 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sigma Planning Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Western Asset High Income Fund II by 48.8% during the fourth quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 15,239 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 4,999 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of HIX traded up $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $7.03. 471,422 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 637,172. Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. has a twelve month low of $6.33 and a twelve month high of $7.12. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $6.84 and its 200 day simple moving average is $6.75.

Western Asset High Income Fund II 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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