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
TEKLA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS FUND HQH 7.18% $3,226,745.83
CLOUGH GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND GLO 6.90% $3,101,102.20
INDIA FUND INC IFN 6.63% $2,980,137.97
TEKLA LIFE SCIENCES INVESTORS HQL 6.40% $2,874,676.57
ABERDEEN TOTAL DYNAMIC DIVIDEND FUND AOD 6.36% $2,859,863.18
VOYA GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPPORTUNITY FUND IGD 6.03% $2,709,109.22
VOYA INFRASTRUCTURE INDUSTRI IDE 5.97% $2,680,852.28
ROYCE VALUE TRUST RVT 5.57% $2,500,724.09
LIBERTY ALL STAR EQUITY FUND USA 5.55% $2,492,655.34
WELLS FARGO GLOBAL DIVIDEND OP EOD 5.51% $2,474,239.85
BLACKROCK RESOURCES & COMMODITIES STRATEGY TRUST BCX 5.51% $2,476,375.71
HIGHLAND GLOBAL ALLOCATION FUND HGLB 5.25% $2,360,621.44
NEXPOINT STRATEGIC OPPORTUNI NHF 4.93% $2,215,018.60
TORTOISE ESSENTIAL ASSETS INCOME TERM FUND TEAF 4.74% $2,131,404.58
KAYNE ANDERSON MIDSTREAM/ENERGY FUND INC KMF 2.47% $1,111,126.58
NB MLP & ENERGY INCOME NML 2.42% $1,085,882.64
KAYNE ANDERSON MLP/MIDSTREAM INVESTMENT CO KYN 1.91% $856,167.29
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CTR 1.56% $700,068.78
CLEARBRIDGE ENERGY MIDSTREAM OPPORTUNITY FUND INC EMO 1.51% $679,810.42
GOLDMAN SACHS MLP INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FUND GMZ 1.50% $673,626.25
GOLDMAN SACHS MLP AND ENERGY RENAISSANCE FUND GER 1.47% $658,554.53
CLEARBRIDGE MLP & MIDSTREAM FUND INC CEM 1.47% $660,570.51
FIDUCIARY CLAYMORE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND FMO 1.26% $565,524.55
TORTOISE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTU TYG 1.11% $497,367.19
TORTOISE MIDSTREAM ENERGY FUND NTG 0.81% $362,105.43

Index Statistics

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

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