Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC acquired a new position in Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI (NYSE:HYI) in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 13,793 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $206,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Capital Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI by 8.6% during the second quarter. Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 349,413 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,231,000 after purchasing an additional 27,635 shares in the last quarter. Uncommon Cents Investing LLC increased its position in shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI by 2.2% during the first quarter. Uncommon Cents Investing LLC now owns 337,440 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,984,000 after acquiring an additional 7,365 shares in the last quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI by 4.6% during the first quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 257,855 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,809,000 after acquiring an additional 11,243 shares in the last quarter. E&G Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI by 189.2% during the second quarter. E&G Advisors LP now owns 89,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,342,000 after acquiring an additional 58,650 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Millennium Management LLC increased its position in shares of Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI by 2.4% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 66,540 shares of the company’s stock valued at $875,000 after acquiring an additional 1,540 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of HYI traded up $0.07 on Wednesday, hitting $15.30. 2,442 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 85,326. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $15.24 and a 200 day simple moving average of $14.86. Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI has a one year low of $12.83 and a one year high of $15.49.

Western Asset High Yield Dfnd Opp FI Company Profile

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund 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 Pte. Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Ltd and Western Asset Management Company Limited.

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