Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc.

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc.verified

EMD

Price:

$9.34

Market Cap:

$554.73M

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. is an open ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. It is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. The fund invests in fixed income markets of emerging market countries across the globe. It seeks to invest in fixed income securities issued by governments, government-related entities, and corporations which are of any maturity and quality. The fund employs fundamental analysis along with a top-down security picking approach focusing on factors like currency, inflation and interest rate trends, growth r...[Read more]

Industry

Asset Management

IPO Date

2003-12-04

Stock Exchange

NYSE

Ticker

EMD

The PE Ratio as of May 2024 (TTM) for Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) is 7.72

According to Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc.’s latest financial reports and current stock price. The company's current PE Ratio is 7.72. This represents a change of 11.73% compared to the average of 6.91 of the last 4 quarters.

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) Historical PE Ratio (quarterly & annually)

How has EMD PE Ratio performed in the past?

The mean historical PE Ratio of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. over the last ten years is 2.65. The current 7.72 PE Ratio has changed 29.01% with respect to the historical average. Over the past ten years (40 quarters), EMD's PE Ratio was at its highest in in the December 2019 quarter at 15.30. The PE Ratio was at its lowest in in the December 2018 quarter at -28.86.

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual

Average

2.65

Median

6.91

Minimum

-28.66

Maximum

33.58

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) PE Ratio by Quarter and Year

Discovering the peaks and valleys of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. PE Ratio, unveiling quarterly and yearly fluctuations to gain insights into the company’s financial performance and market dynamics, offering valuable data for investors and analysts alike.

Maximum Annual Increase = Infinity%

Maximum Annual PE Ratio = 33.58

Minimum Annual Increase = -305.49%

Minimum Annual PE Ratio = -28.66

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual
YearPE RatioChange
20237.54-305.49%
2022-3.67-83.01%
2021-21.59-220.83%
202017.87184.18%
20196.29-186.15%
2018-7.30-178.72%
20179.27-29.70%
201613.19-146.02%
2015-28.66-185.33%
201433.58Infinity%

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) Average PE Ratio

How has EMD PE Ratio performed in the past?

The current PE Ratio of Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) is greater than its 3-year, greater than its 5-year, and greater than its 10-year historical averages

3-year avg

-5.91

5-year avg

1.29

10-year avg

2.65

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (EMD) PE Ratio vs. Peers

How is EMD’s PE Ratio compared to its peers?

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc.’s PE Ratio is greater than DoubleLine Yield Opportunities Fund (0), greater than Highland Funds I - Highland Income Fund (-30.96), less than DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (16.60), greater than AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (7.24), less than DoubleLine Income Solutions Fund (12.26), greater than BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. (6.85), less than Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Inc. (69.35), less than Allspring Multi-Sector Income Fund (8.15), less than Wells Fargo Advantage Funds - Allspring Global Dividend Opportunity Fund (12.07), greater than BNY Mellon High Yield Strategies Fund (6.87), greater than Pioneer High Income Fund, Inc. (5.83), greater than Allspring Utilities and High Income Fund (-480.43), greater than BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (4.97), less than Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. (22.91), greater than BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. (4.92), greater than Calamos Convertible and High Income Fund (-88.23), greater than Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (6.60), greater than Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Income Fund (6.16), greater than Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (3.96), less than Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund (9.70), greater than Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (7.19), greater than Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (7.15),

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