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: 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
HIGHLAND GLOBAL ALLOCATION FUND HGLB 4.95% $5,019,651.02
NEXPOINT STRATEGIC OPPORTUNI NHF 4.75% $4,814,896.68
CLEARBRIDGE ENERGY MIDSTREAM OPPORTUNITY FUND INC EMO 4.58% $4,644,506.33
INDIA FUND INC IFN 4.47% $4,533,474.90
CLOUGH GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND GLO 4.27% $4,333,757.88
FIDUCIARY CLAYMORE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND FMO 4.20% $4,253,945.73
TORTOISE MIDSTREAM ENERGY FUND NTG 4.16% $4,213,590.50
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CTR 4.15% $4,205,018.41
GOLDMAN SACHS MLP AND ENERGY RENAISSANCE FUND GER 4.07% $4,122,731.81
KAYNE ANDERSON MIDSTREAM/ENERGY FUND INC KMF 4.01% $4,067,916.45
BLACKROCK RESOURCES & COMMODITIES STRATEGY TRUST BCX 4.00% $4,053,621.09
TORTOISE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTU TYG 4.00% $4,053,854.77
TEKLA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS FUND HQH 3.98% $4,033,432.29
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CEM 3.98% $4,031,523.12
NB MLP & ENERGY INCOME NML 3.89% $3,943,179.90
ABERDEEN TOTAL DYNAMIC DIVIDEND FUND AOD 3.85% $3,899,813.43
VOYA INFRASTRUCTURE INDUSTRI IDE 3.76% $3,809,461.99
ROYCE VALUE TRUST RVT 3.75% $3,798,983.06
VOYA GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPPORTUNITY FUND IGD 3.70% $3,747,896.19
WELLS FARGO GLOBAL DIVIDEND OP EOD 3.67% $3,721,309.81
TORTOISE ESSENTIAL ASSETS INCOME TERM FUND TEAF 3.63% $3,678,566.28
GOLDMAN SACHS MLP INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FUND GMZ 3.60% $3,648,808.83
KAYNE ANDERSON MLP/MIDSTREAM INVESTMENT CO KYN 3.56% $3,613,565.66
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND USA 3.53% $3,583,510.65
TEKLA LIFE SCIENCES INVESTORS HQL 3.50% $3,549,895.94

Index Statistics

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

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