CEF Advisors

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Barings Participation Investors (MPV)

Taxable Bond Funds - High Yield Bond Funds

Data as of Dec. 14, 2018
Market Price $14.77 (- $0.19)
NAV (Sept. 30, 2018) $13.88 ( $0.00)
Premium / Discount 6.41% (-1.37%)
Fund Info
Inception Oct. 6, 1988
Sponsor Barings
Website www.barings.com/funds/...
Phone 1-877-766-0014
Objective: High total return; privately placed, below-investment grade, long-term corporate debt and publicly traded debt securities
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 10,510,689
Total Assets (Reported: Sept. 30, 2018) $163M
Estimated Total Assets $161M
Net Assets $146M
Market Cap $155M
Purchases Turnover 25.57%
Sales Turnover 24.09%
Total Leverage 9.32%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.81%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.39%
Rel Lev Cost 4.02%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 6.11%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -2.71%
Discount High(3 Yr) 19.76%
Discount Rel Range 40.60%
Comp Discount 16.76
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.19
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.65
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.21
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.10
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 0.61
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 1.67
Distribution Data
Market Yield 7.31%
Income Yield 7.31%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 7.12%
Distribution Frequency Q
Current Distribution $0.270
Current Income $0.270
Ex-Date 12/28/18
Payable Date 1/11/19
Div Growth (3yr) 0.00%
Dividend Change -35.7% on 4/27/12
Expected Div 4/23/19
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Tax Dividend Data 2017 2015 - 2017
Income 100% 100%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 5.0% 11.6%
LT Gains 0% 0%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $153
Avg Volume 30 day 10,136
Avg Volume 90 day 10,327
Volume Trend -1.85%
Comp Volume Trend -20.84%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's High Yield Bond Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): MCI 56.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 0.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 16.4%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) -11.9%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 14.2%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 3.0%
Earnings / Share (9/30/18) $0.275
Earn Coverage 101.74%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (9/30/18) $0.324
Rel UNII 30.02
UNII Trend Up
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 5.83
Credit Rating (rbo)
Investment Grade None%
Non Investment Grade None%
Unrated Bonds None%
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's High Yield Bond Index


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