Investors are a little more bearish on Western Asset Emerging Markets Fund recently if you take a look at the motion in short interest. The stock saw a rise in short interest of 31.53% as of October 13, 2017 from the last reporting period. Short interest increased 9,777 over that timeframe. Days to cover decreased 0.0 to 0.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 13.
In the market the company is trading up since yesterday’s close of 15.16. The company’s P/E ratio is N/A and the market cap is 926.98M.
Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc., launched on April 16, 2003, is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek total return. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks high current income. The Fund invests in United States dollar and non-dollar-enominated debt securities of emerging market issues..