Prime Equity

Closed End Fund Index

The Prime Equity Closed End Fund index seeks to select US equity-focused closed end funds with an optimal combination of high distribution rate, high discount, low expense ratio, and high liquidity using the Prime ScoreTM methodology.  The top twenty-five highest scoring closed end funds are selected for the index portfolio.

FACT SHEET

Primer Equity Closed End Fund Index Factsheet

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Prime Equity Closed End Fund Index Methodology

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INDEX KEY FACTS

Base Date: February 06, 2017
Total number of holdings: 25
Launch date: February 06, 2017
Reconstitution: Annually (January)
Index calculation agent: Solactive AG
Weighting scheme: Factor-weighted by Prime Score™

INDEX SYMBOLS

Version Bloomberg Reuters ISIN
Prime Equity CEF Index GTR PECEF Index .PECEF DE000SLA2225
Prime Equity CEF Index NTR NA .PECEFN DE000SLA2233
Prime Equity CEF Index PR NA .PECEFP DE000SLA2241

INDEX COMPOSITION

Component Name Ticker Weight Market Cap
TORTOISE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTU TYG 6.79% $4,517,479.20
KAYNE ANDERSON ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND INC KYN 5.97% $3,974,080.75
ROYCE MICRO-CAP TRUST INC RMT 5.02% $3,340,825.91
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CEM 4.94% $3,288,102.04
KAYNE ANDERSON NEXTGEN ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE INC KMF 4.85% $3,229,957.35
ROYCE VALUE TRUST RVT 4.77% $3,176,238.69
GAMCO GLOBAL GOLD NATURAL RESOURCES & INCOME TRUST GGN 4.61% $3,065,982.25
FIRST TRUST MLP AND ENERGY I FEI 4.58% $3,047,145.58
INDIA FUND INC IFN 4.25% $2,832,124.47
VOYA GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPPORTUNITY FUND IGD 4.14% $2,756,554.05
ALLSPRING GLOBAL DIVIDEND OPPORTUNITY FUND EOD 3.87% $2,579,163.48
BLACKROCK HEALTH SCI TR II BMEZ 3.81% $2,537,463.48
BLACKROCK ENHANCED GLOBAL DIVIDEND TRUST BOE 3.66% $2,437,681.20
VIRTUS DIVIDEND INTEREST & PREMIUM STRATEGY FUND NFJ 3.66% $2,433,673.90
TEKLA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS FUND HQH 3.62% $2,407,193.67
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND USA 3.61% $2,404,558.29
ABRDN TOTAL DYNAMIC DIVIDEND FUND AOD 3.58% $2,382,331.03
CALAMOS LNG/SHRT EQ & DYN CPZ 3.41% $2,266,996.55
ADAMS DIVERSIFIED EQUITY FUN ADX 3.39% $2,255,163.10
NEUBERGER BERMAN NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITY FUND NBXG 3.35% $2,227,388.44
VIRTUS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITIES FUND AIO 3.14% $2,090,455.41
BLACKROCK INNOVATION & GROWT BIGZ 3.00% $1,994,715.72
BLACKROCK SCIENCE & TECH TR BST 2.77% $1,843,441.85
BLACKROCK SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TRUST II BSTZ 2.65% $1,765,599.19
CORNERSTONE STRATEGIC VALUE CLM 2.57% $1,711,240.83

Index Statistics

Yield 8.97%

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