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07. Taxable Bond & BDC Index

Data as of

About the Index

Funds need to have 90-day average trading dollar ($) liquidity over $500K and then ranked the top 50% of the constituent funds by their respective 90-day average trade liquidity (with a minimum of 2 funds per group; if needed, a lower average trading’s liquidity may be used) for the 13 groupings of CEFs according to CEFData.com: (1) Build America Bond (taxable municipals or BABs), (2) Convertible Bonds, (3) Emerging Market Income, (4) Global Income, (5) High Yield, (6) Investment Grade, (7) Limited Duration, (8) Senior Loan, (9) Mortgage, (10) Multi-Sector, (11) Preferred, (12) US Government Bonds, (13) Debt-Focused Business Development Companies (BDCs). We will combine levered and non-levered groupings to create one larger grouping. Each sector is then equal weighted into the index. The index constituents will be rebalanced each quarter.

Index Performance

Current($) Previous Day(%) 1 Week(%) 1 Month(%) 3 Month(%) 6 Month(%) 1 Year(%) 3 Year(%) 5 Year(%) MTD(%) QTD(%) YTD(%)
Price 1,108.73 0.17 0.08 0.40 1.68 1.05 3.51 6.39 3.98 -0.08 0.72 -0.12
NAV 1,104.08 0.02 0.10 -0.37 0.10 0.51 5.04 5.02 4.70 -0.45 -0.41 -0.22
Difference -0.15 0.02 -0.77 -1.58 -0.54 1.53 -1.38 0.72 -0.38 -1.13 -0.09
* Periods greater than 1 Year are annualized.      ** On Inception Date (12/30/16), Index Price was $1,000 and NAV was $1,000.00
2018 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2018
Price -0.16 -1.29 0.62 -0.84 0.80 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -0.05
NAV 0.93 -0.88 0.15 0.19 0.04 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0.24
Difference 1.09 0.41 -0.46 1.04 -0.76 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0.28
2017 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2017
Price 2.86 2.17 -0.32 4.75 2.20 0.62 0.83 3.68 8.43 2.09 -0.63 0.97 2.44 -0.45 -1.08 1.33 -0.21 2.22 10.66
NAV 1.42 1.61 0.25 3.32 1.28 0.96 0.57 2.84 6.16 1.39 0.67 0.54 2.61 0.65 0.24 0.59 1.49 4.10 10.26
Difference -1.43 -0.55 0.57 -1.43 -0.92 0.34 -0.25 -0.85 -2.28 -0.70 1.29 -0.43 0.18 1.09 1.32 -0.74 1.70 1.88 -0.40
2016 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2016
Price -1.47 0.44 6.33 5.23 2.79 0.55 2.43 5.86 11.08 4.38 1.82 -0.67 5.58 -1.82 -1.42 2.74 -0.57 5.00 16.09
NAV -0.98 -0.69 3.41 1.69 2.45 0.54 1.27 4.31 6.00 2.61 1.17 0.85 4.70 0.16 -1.74 1.33 -0.27 4.44 10.44
Difference 0.50 -1.13 -2.92 -3.53 -0.34 -0.01 -1.16 -1.55 -5.08 -1.77 -0.65 1.52 -0.88 1.99 -0.31 -1.41 0.31 -0.57 -5.65
2015 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2015
Price 1.59 1.51 -0.71 2.39 1.77 -1.19 -3.77 -3.23 -0.84 -1.43 -2.33 -2.65 -6.29 4.69 -0.98 -0.73 2.90 -3.39 -4.23
NAV 1.08 1.14 -0.25 1.98 1.20 0.07 -1.28 -0.02 1.96 -0.15 -1.63 -1.73 -3.48 1.77 -0.48 -2.07 -0.82 -4.31 -2.35
Difference -0.51 -0.37 0.46 -0.41 -0.57 1.26 2.50 3.21 2.80 1.28 0.70 0.92 2.80 -2.92 0.50 -1.34 -3.72 -0.92 1.89

Performance Chart

Discount

Characteristics

PORTFOLIO
Weighted Average Data
Discount
-3.09%
1Yr Disc
-2.87%
3Yr Disc
-4.88%
5Yr Disc
-4.56%
Rel Disc Range (3yr)
61.33%
Mkt Yield
7.78%
Lev Adj NAV Yield
5.85%
After Tax Yield*
6.01%
Est Tax Friction*
1.77%
3Yr NAV Volatiliy
5.77
1 Yr RoC
7.20%
3 Yr Dest RoC
6.52%
Leverage
30.21%
Non Lev Exp Ratio
1.54%
Beta (2yr)
0.23
Equity Exposure
2.74%
Bond Exposure
94.70%
# Holdings
87
Cash Weighted Duration
4.56
Comp NAV TR
0.82%
Comp Discount
2.20%
Net Assets (M)
819
Liquidity - 90d (K)
2,368
* Based on marginal tax rates of 25% and long-term capital gains rates of 15%.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation as reported by each fund's sponsor as of the last reporting period.

Constituents


87 Funds

Ticker Name Sponsor Allocation Discount Market Yield RoC(1yr) Leverage Net Assets Liquidity (90d)
BBN BR Taxable Muni BndTr BlackRock 3.65 -6.35 7.39 0.00 36.28 1,305 3,232
NBB Nuv Bld Amrc Bnd Fd Nuveen 3.71 -6.36 6.18 0.00 28.22 565 1,222
CHI Calamos Convt Opp & Incm Calamos 1.61 4.06 9.88 32.98 32.71 784 2,176
NCV AG Convt & Incm Fd Allianz 1.59 10.08 11.34 1.92 38.58 556 1,670
CHY Calamos Convt & Hi Incm Fd Calamos 1.63 5.14 9.77 40.72 32.93 852 2,426
CCD Calamos Dyn Convt & Incm Fd Calamos 1.66 0.67 9.51 54.55 32.65 510 1,404
NCZ AG Convt & Incm Fd II Allianz 1.57 7.13 11.48 9.78 38.90 421 1,317
EMD WA Emrg Mkt Dbt Fd Legg Mason 2.43 -14.12 8.77 8.02 29.00 968 3,154
TEI Tmp Emrg Mkt Incm Fd Franklin 2.47 -9.90 7.18 0.00 0.00 572 1,226
EDD MS Emrg Mkt Dom Dbt Morgan Stanley 2.39 -12.92 8.32 50.82 29.80 553 1,856
FAX Abd Asia-Pacific Incm Fd Aberdeen 1.45 -11.16 9.42 43.56 30.93 1,266 3,196
GIM Tmp Glbl Incm Fd Franklin 1.51 -12.64 6.22 0.00 0.00 966 1,743
PPT Putnam Prmr Incm Tr Putnam 1.60 -3.57 5.77 1.19 32.62 600 1,493
RCS PIMCO Stgc Incm Fd PIMCO 1.60 30.60 9.04 6.38 28.00 314 1,099
JGH Nuv Glbl Hi Incm Fd Nuveen 1.52 -11.59 9.12 0.00 29.52 415 969
HYT BR Corp Hi Yld Fd BlackRock 0.64 -11.20 7.97 0.00 30.79 1,492 3,399
GHY Pru Glbl Srt Dur Hi Yld Fd Prudential 0.63 -14.71 7.21 4.23 26.82 659 2,524
ISD Pru Srt Dur Hi Yld Fd Prudential 0.64 -13.77 7.27 0.00 23.27 541 2,202
DSU BR Dbt Stgs Fd BlackRock 0.62 -9.72 7.26 0.00 30.13 664 2,146
FSD FT Hi Incm Lng/Srt Fd First Trust 0.64 -12.54 8.45 33.38 20.17 511 1,495
EAD WF Incm Opp Fd Wells Fargo 0.65 -9.72 7.72 0.00 26.38 620 1,548
HIX WA Hi Incm Fd II Legg Mason 0.64 -10.90 8.35 1.62 26.90 633 1,402
EHI WA Glbl Hi Incm Fd Legg Mason 0.64 -12.10 7.81 2.52 25.60 481 1,078
HIO WA Hi Incm Opp Fd Legg Mason 0.65 -11.23 6.60 2.26 0.00 702 1,330
KIO KKR Incm Opp Fd KKR Credit 0.65 -7.68 9.31 1.37 24.85 355 1,531
BGH Barings Glbl Srt Dur Hi Yld Fd Barings 0.65 -8.24 9.45 0.00 27.40 411 989
IVH Ivy Hi Incm Opp Fd Ivy Investment 0.64 -10.54 8.42 0.00 31.69 264 792
PTY PIMCO Corp & Incm Opp Fd PIMCO 2.79 24.02 8.53 4.66 44.64 1,197 5,150
PCN PIMCO Corp & Incm Stgy Fd PIMCO 2.73 17.81 7.70 5.66 21.98 585 1,496
GDO WA Glbl Corp Dfin Opp Fd Legg Mason 2.54 -8.65 7.35 0.00 23.50 270 581
EVV EV Ltd Dur Incm Fd Eaton Vance 2.52 -12.94 6.32 12.89 38.40 1,697 3,388
ERC WF Mlt-Sctr Incm Fd Wells Fargo 2.52 -7.42 10.17 17.88 27.30 480 1,546
BLW BR Ltd Dur Incm Tr BlackRock 2.53 -10.66 6.39 0.87 29.94 618 1,189
JQC Nuv Cr Stgs Incm Fd Nuveen 0.61 -10.36 6.05 0.00 36.60 1,231 3,868
HFRO Highland Flt Rt Opp Fd Highland Capital 0.59 4.67 5.81 25.47 1.63 1,090 2,881
VTA Invsc Dyn Cr Opp Fd Invesco 0.59 -10.74 6.40 10.26 32.22 973 2,139
FRA BR Flt Rt Incm Stgc Fd BlackRock 0.57 -5.29 5.18 0.00 29.94 556 2,733
BGB B/GSO Stgc Cr Fd Blackstone 0.59 -6.33 7.95 0.00 35.74 755 2,272
VVR Invsc Sr Incm Tr Invesco 0.59 -10.20 5.32 8.30 29.00 882 1,690
JFR Nuv Flt Rt Incm Fd Nuveen 0.59 -5.73 6.86 0.00 36.81 655 1,730
EFR EV Sr Flt-Rt Tr Eaton Vance 0.58 -4.45 5.91 0.00 34.30 563 1,704
PPR Voya Prime Rt Tr Voya 0.58 -9.54 5.51 0.00 27.30 836 1,757
EFT EV Flt-Rt Incm Tr Eaton Vance 0.59 -4.74 5.65 0.00 34.20 623 1,905
JRO Nuv Flt Rt Incm Opp Fd Nuveen 0.58 -6.91 6.99 0.00 36.34 464 1,499
AFT Apollo Sr Flt Rt Fd Apollo Credit 0.59 -5.98 6.91 0.00 33.60 276 1,680
FCT FT Sr Flt Rt Incm Fd II First Trust 0.58 -7.54 5.54 3.66 26.95 375 1,038
DMO WA Mortg Dfin Opp Fd Legg Mason 2.60 14.61 9.28 0.00 31.30 224 1,186
OPP RiverNorth DbLin Stgc Opp Fd RiverNorth 2.49 -8.24 10.43 20.22 25.30 207 742
JLS Nuv Mortg Opp Trm Fd Nuveen 2.52 -4.04 5.85 0.00 27.49 385 606
PCI PIMCO Dyn Cr & Mortg Incm PIMCO 0.88 -2.13 8.41 0.00 46.97 3,281 11,494
DSL DbLin Incm Solutions Fd Doubleline 0.85 -3.57 9.00 2.23 28.87 2,102 5,942
PDI PIMCO Dyn Incm Fd PIMCO 0.88 7.91 8.43 0.00 43.24 1,526 6,434
PHK PIMCO Hi Incm Fd PIMCO 0.93 24.20 11.94 11.44 25.05 844 4,222
RA Brkf Real Ast Incm Fd Brookfield 0.89 -6.50 10.52 27.90 22.69 886 2,417
GOF Gghm Stgc Opp Fd Guggenheim 0.90 11.33 10.30 0.00 11.13 517 3,294
BTZ BR Cr Alloc Incm Tr BlackRock 0.83 -11.88 6.49 3.86 31.68 1,500 2,161
AWF AB Glbl Hi Incm Fd AllianceBernstein 0.84 -12.66 7.19 0.00 47.73 1,151 2,297
BIT BR Mlt-Sctr Incm Tr BlackRock 0.87 -9.27 8.18 4.50 41.16 719 2,022
JPS Nuv Pref & Incm Sec Fd Nuveen 0.93 -4.39 7.94 0.00 33.92 1,997 4,214
FPF FT Imd Dur Pref & Incm Fd First Trust 0.91 -7.47 7.80 0.00 30.85 1,439 3,355
JPC Nuv Pref & Incm Opp Fd Nuveen 0.95 -3.63 7.94 1.42 34.37 1,053 2,311
FFC F&C Pref Sec Incm Fd Flaherty & Crumrine 0.93 -5.71 7.46 0.00 33.90 860 2,042
LDP C&S Ltd Dur Pref & Incm Fd Cohen & Steers 0.96 -2.39 7.38 1.62 29.30 749 1,699
PDT JH Prm Div Fd John Hancock 0.98 6.48 7.57 2.38 35.56 701 1,182
DFP F&C Dyn Pref and Incm Fd Flaherty & Crumrine 0.91 -7.53 7.78 0.00 34.20 473 1,281
JPI Nuv Pref & Incm Trm Fd Nuveen 0.97 -3.46 7.16 4.45 28.30 559 1,131
WIW WA Inf-Lnk Opp & Incm Fd Western Asset 3.75 -11.44 3.90 0.72 28.72 765 941
WIA WA Inf-Lnk Incm Fd Western Asset 3.74 -12.45 3.68 0.00 28.12 375 581
ARCC Ares Capital Corp Ares 0.42 -0.59 9.08 0.00 40.32 7,179 33,284
PSEC Prospect Capital Corp Prospect Capital 0.43 -25.68 10.50 0.00 40.58 3,353 10,259
MAIN Main Street Cap Corp Main Street Capital 0.43 62.99 5.91 0.00 39.12 1,407 9,242
CCT Corporate Capital Tr KKR Credit 0.40 -16.84 9.81 0.00 37.53 2,489 8,827
FSIC FS Investment Corp FB Income 0.44 -14.85 9.74 0.00 42.23 2,221 8,649
TSLX TPG Specialty Lending TSL Advisers 0.44 17.82 8.14 0.00 43.31 1,056 6,611
NMFC New Mountain Fin Corp New Mountain Capital 0.42 1.47 9.86 0.00 47.68 1,033 4,173
AINV Apollo Inv Corp Apollo Investment 0.45 -12.65 10.47 0.00 34.66 1,419 4,670
GBDC Golub Capital BDC Golub Capital 0.42 15.89 6.86 0.00 45.99 964 3,940
TCAP Triangle Capital Corp Triangle Capital 0.41 -15.42 10.62 0.00 45.08 642 4,767
HTGC Hercules Capital Hercules 0.42 27.78 9.98 0.00 47.67 835 4,391
PFLT PennantPark Flt Rt Cap PennantPark 0.42 -3.15 8.42 0.00 36.47 542 2,109
TCPC TCP Capital Corp Tennenbaum Capital 0.42 -0.34 9.70 0.00 46.66 877 3,582
OCSL Oaktree Splty Lending Oaktree Capital 0.48 -15.16 7.63 0.00 40.11 827 1,854
GSBD Goldman Sachs BDC Goldman Sachs 0.45 14.75 8.67 0.00 40.93 727 3,162
BKCC BR Cap Inv Corp BlackRock 0.42 -19.87 11.75 0.00 34.95 553 2,477
SLRC Solar Capital Solar Capital 0.44 -1.01 7.58 0.00 33.07 924 1,982
CGBD TCG BDC Carlyle 0.41 -0.50 8.22 0.00 40.14 1,132 1,802
NEWT Newtek Biz Serv Corp Newtek 0.44 30.90 8.53 0.00 44.80 281 1,743

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Class E Units       8% PIK             8.00 %   11/6/2021     4,055,099       4,055,099       4,055,099       2.32 %