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
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CEM 4.97% $3,534,387.36
MORGAN STANLEY CHINA A SHARE FUND INC CAF 4.72% $3,358,854.50
GAMCO GLOBAL GOLD NATURAL RESOURCES & INCOME TRUST GGN 4.63% $3,292,061.04
INDIA FUND INC IFN 4.49% $3,196,088.70
FIRST TRUST MLP AND ENERGY I FEI 4.33% $3,077,462.35
CBRE CLARION GLOBAL REAL EST IGR 4.27% $3,036,483.50
VOYA GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPPORTUNITY FUND IGD 4.22% $3,000,009.88
TEMPLETON DRAGON FUND INC TDF 4.15% $2,954,728.82
ABERDEEN TOTAL DYNAMIC DIVIDEND FUND AOD 4.11% $2,923,925.20
TEKLA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS FUND HQH 4.10% $2,915,378.59
CLEARBRIDGE ENERGY MIDSTREAM OPPORTUNITY FUND INC EMO 4.03% $2,867,784.91
ABERDEEN GLOBAL PREMIER PROPERTIES FUND AWP 4.02% $2,859,927.63
KAYNE ANDERSON ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND INC KYN 3.98% $2,827,647.39
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND USA 3.91% $2,780,010.58
EATON VANCE TAX MANAGED GLOBAL BUY WRITE OPPORTUNITIES FUND ETW 3.85% $2,741,018.07
CALAMOS LNG/SHRT EQ & DYN CPZ 3.85% $2,736,507.92
DUFF & PHELPS UTILITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUND INC DPG 3.81% $2,707,434.65
BLACKROCK ENHANCED EQUITY DIVIDEND TRUST BDJ 3.76% $2,675,409.07
FIRST TRUST ENERGY INCOME AND GROWTH FUND FEN 3.66% $2,600,337.43
ADAMS DIVERSIFIED EQUITY FUN ADX 3.64% $2,589,409.47
EATON VANCE TAX-MANAGED GLOBAL DIVERSIFIED EQUITY INCOME FUND EXG 3.62% $2,578,354.35
NUVEEN DOW30 DYN OVERWRT FD DIAX 3.50% $2,488,186.47
KAYNE ANDERSON NEXTGEN ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE INC KMF 3.50% $2,490,802.22
GABELLI DIVIDEND & INCOME TR GDV 3.49% $2,484,763.66
VIRTUS DIVIDEND INTEREST & PREMIUM STRATEGY FUND NFJ 3.40% $2,418,289.15

Index Statistics

Yield 8.97%

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