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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INDEX KEY FACTS

Base Date: February 06, 2017
Total number of holdings: 24
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
CLOUGH GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND GLO 7.27% $3,888,271.79
TEKLA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS FUND HQH 7.07% $3,780,170.26
INDIA FUND INC IFN 6.80% $3,636,815.52
TEKLA LIFE SCIENCES INVESTORS HQL 6.42% $3,434,029.90
ROYCE VALUE TRUST RVT 6.07% $3,244,386.99
ABERDEEN TOTAL DYNAMIC DIVIDEND FUND AOD 5.94% $3,175,257.93
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND USA 5.61% $2,997,303.36
VOYA INFRASTRUCTURE INDUSTRI IDE 5.43% $2,900,753.32
BLACKROCK RESOURCES & COMMODITIES STRATEGY TRUST BCX 5.40% $2,888,267.81
VOYA GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPPORTUNITY FUND IGD 5.23% $2,797,642.20
WELLS FARGO GLOBAL DIVIDEND OPPORTUNITY FUND EOD 5.19% $2,772,740.64
HIGHLAND GLOBAL ALLOCATION FUND HGLB 5.17% $2,765,603.90
NEXPOINT STRATEGIC OPPORTUNI NHF 4.73% $2,530,658.75
TORTOISE ESSENTIAL ASSETS INCOME TERM FUND TEAF 4.56% $2,436,509.20
KAYNE ANDERSON NEXTGEN ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE INC KMF 2.98% $1,592,117.62
NB MLP & ENERGY INCOME NML 2.52% $1,349,126.92
GOLDMAN SACHS MLP AND ENERGY RENAISSANCE FUND GER 2.35% $1,253,929.84
KAYNE ANDERSON ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND INC KYN 2.11% $1,128,472.64
CLEARBRIDGE ENERGY MIDSTREAM OPPORTUNITY FUND INC EMO 1.85% $990,136.10
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CTR 1.83% $976,411.72
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CEM 1.58% $845,802.65
TORTOISE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTU TYG 1.49% $793,914.58
FIDUCIARY CLAYMORE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND FMO 1.37% $732,679.59
TORTOISE MIDSTREAM ENERGY FUND NTG 1.02% $545,718.49

Index Statistics

Yield 10.55%
Average CEF Prem./Disc. -10.20%

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