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03. Equity Income Index

Data as of May 26, 2017

About the Index

(1) US Equity, Non-US Equity, Specialty Equity and Hybrid / Balanced Funds groupings according to CEFdata.com with regular distributions monthly or quarterly without a large year-end distribution in both of the past two calendar years. (2) Removing Preferred Equity, Single Country Funds. (3) Funds with US + Non-US Bonds exposure combined under 40%. (4) Top 50% ranked by 90-day average trading dollar ($) liquidity. (5) If there are only 1-3 funds in a group then combine all of these funds equal weight into a double allocation (estimated at 15.2% as each grouping is currently about 7.7% per group, but could change over time). (6) Remove current commodity funds as they are both liquidating in 1Q17; however, allow future commodity funds if they meet the other index criteria. For groups according to CEFdata.com with at least 3 funds, keep them grouped and give each group an equal weighting of the underlying funds. If there are less than 3 funds in the remaining group add them to a separate group. This group will have the double allocation mentioned previously. 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 1,132.83 -0.14 1.06 1.28 5.35 14.74 20.34 4.61 9.80 0.38 4.11 11.95
NAV 1,185.79 -0.15 0.56 0.48 2.08 9.74 14.08 3.46 9.42 0.44 1.80 6.95
Difference -0.01 -0.50 -0.79 -3.27 -5.00 -6.26 -1.15 -0.38 0.06 -2.31 -5.01
* Periods greater than 1 Year are annualized.      ** On Inception Date (12/30/16), Index Price was $1,000 and NAV was $1,106.48
2017 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2017
Price 3.82 2.82 -0.06 7.84 3.51 - - - - - - - - - - - 11.95
NAV 1.70 2.60 -0.18 5.15 1.23 - - - - - - - - - - - 6.95

Performance Chart

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Discount

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Characteristics

PORTFOLIO
Weighted Average Data
Discount
-3.91%
1Yr Disc
-7.17%
3Yr Disc
-7.91%
5Yr Disc
-6.85%
Rel Disc Range (3yr)
73.71%
Mkt Yield
8.04%
Lev Adj NAV Yield
7.06%
After Tax Yield*
7.10%
Est Tax Friction*
0.94%
3Yr NAV Volatiliy
16.70
1 Yr RoC
40.53%
3 Yr Dest RoC
29.03%
Leverage
12.29%
Non Lev Exp Ratio
1.31%
Beta (2yr)
1.03
Equity Exposure
88.92%
Bond Exposure
9.08%
# Holdings
68
Cash Weighted Duration
Comp NAV TR
1.25%
Comp Discount
1.75%
Net Assets (M)
849
Liquidity - 90d (K)
2,337
* Based on marginal tax rates of 25% and long-term capital gains rates of 15%.

Asset Allocation

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

Constituents


68 Funds

Ticker Name Sponsor Allocation Discount Market Yield RoC(1yr) Leverage Net Assets Liquidity (90d)
EXG EV Tx-Mgd Glol Divr Eq Incm Eaton Vance 0.61 -3.94 10.11 87.12 0.00 2,831 9,149
ETY EV Tx-Mgd Divr Eq Incm Fd Eaton Vance 0.59 -4.07 8.94 66.47 0.00 1,763 5,200
ETW EV Tx-Mgd Glbl By-Wrt Opp Eaton Vance 0.61 1.41 9.50 88.24 0.00 1,206 3,194
BDJ BR Enh Eq Div Tr BlackRock 0.58 -8.38 6.49 47.23 0.00 1,772 3,997
NFJ AG NFJ Div Int & Prm Stgy Allianz 0.59 -8.33 9.01 93.75 0.00 1,377 3,078
QQQX Nuv Nasdaq 100 Dyn Ovr Fd Nuveen 0.64 4.09 6.19 49.25 0.00 795 2,934
BXMX Nuv S&P 500 By-Wrt Inc Fd Nuveen 0.62 -0.35 6.51 36.08 0.00 1,459 3,021
ETJ EV Risk-Mgd Divr Eq Incm Fd Eaton Vance 0.59 -7.69 9.87 72.30 0.00 637 2,616
BOE BR Glbl Opp Eq Tr BlackRock 0.62 -8.65 7.04 66.05 0.00 1,008 3,169
ETV EV Tx-Mgd By-Wrt Opp Fd Eaton Vance 0.59 7.26 8.57 72.89 0.00 925 2,336
CII BR Enh Cap & Incm Fd BlackRock 0.60 -6.68 6.70 87.41 0.00 701 2,270
BST BR Sci & Tech Tr BlackRock 0.62 -7.05 5.26 99.64 0.00 549 2,123
EOS EV Enh Eq Incm Fd II Eaton Vance 0.62 -3.12 7.19 75.82 0.00 718 1,844
EOI EV Enh Eq Incm Fd Eaton Vance 0.59 -5.20 7.68 89.68 0.00 558 1,450
KYN KA MLP Inv Kayne Anderson 0.53 0.42 9.46 100.00 32.68 2,166 7,191
TYG Tortoise Nrg Infra Corp Tortoise 0.53 11.36 8.05 64.30 27.10 1,433 4,490
CEM CB Nrg MLP Fd Legg Mason 0.55 -2.91 8.88 79.69 28.00 1,155 2,555
NML NB MLP Incm Fd Neuberger Berman 0.55 -8.65 6.80 83.33 20.20 602 1,890
GER GS MLP & Nrg Renaissance Fd Goldman Sachs 0.56 0.65 8.29 87.50 32.50 606 1,979
NTG Tortoise MLP Fd Tortoise 0.53 0.47 8.73 100.00 28.80 907 1,870
JMF Nuv Nrg MLP Total Rtn Fd Nuveen 0.56 2.03 10.32 100.00 25.15 506 1,798
FEI FT MLP & Nrg Incm Fd First Trust 0.57 3.84 8.89 97.01 25.48 702 1,724
CBA CB Amrc Nrg MLP Fd Legg Mason 0.54 -7.67 8.63 100.00 26.11 588 1,356
FMO F/C MLP Opp Fd Guggenheim 0.52 1.14 12.09 100.00 27.16 481 1,582
KYE KA Nrg Tot Rtn Fd Kayne Anderson 0.53 -5.54 8.76 32.39 28.74 443 1,310
CTR CB Nrg MLP Tot Rtn Fd Legg Mason 0.55 -6.47 8.92 100.00 25.64 534 1,412
FEN FT Nrg Incm & Gwth Fd First Trust 0.57 4.96 8.83 94.58 26.72 485 1,433
KMF KA Midstream/Nrg Fd Kayne Anderson 0.55 -4.98 9.05 25.00 28.01 359 1,369
RQI C&S Qlty Incm Rty Fd Cohen & Steers 2.04 -7.15 7.70 0.00 23.90 1,465 3,742
AWP Alp Glbl Prmr Prop Fd Alpine 2.18 -13.12 9.74 62.82 7.29 606 2,865
IGR CBRE Clr Glbl Rel-Est Incm Fd CBRE Clarion 2.04 -12.62 7.95 54.29 17.00 1,007 2,818
RFI C&S Tot Rtn Ry Fd Cohen & Steers 2.05 -6.36 7.67 2.60 0.00 349 1,199
AOD Alp Tot Dyn Div Fd Alpine 1.07 -9.77 7.87 28.12 11.02 1,046 2,733
IGD Voya Glbl Eq Div & Prm Opp Voya 1.06 -6.39 9.61 34.61 0.00 790 2,866
BGY BR Intl Gwth & Incm Tr BlackRock 1.09 -8.20 7.27 86.07 0.00 748 2,611
INF Brkf Glbl Lstd Infra Incm Fd Brookfield 1.08 -9.77 6.98 82.85 26.89 215 1,298
IDE Voya Infra Ind & Matrls Fd Voya 1.00 -6.66 7.81 63.36 0.00 307 1,356
EOD WF Glbl Div Opp Fd Wells Fargo 1.14 -5.56 10.21 0.00 0.00 311 981
GLQ Clough Glbl Eq Fd Clough 1.02 -7.49 9.32 80.47 35.71 243 551
HIE Miller/Howard Hi Incm Eq Fd Miller/Howard 1.01 2.52 10.36 59.54 17.48 176 811
HQH Tekla Health Invstr Tekla 2.80 1.45 7.95 0.00 0.00 967 2,764
THQ Tekla Health Opp Fd Tekla 2.67 -8.14 7.82 0.00 23.07 822 2,148
HQL Tekla Life Sci Invstr Tekla 2.89 4.33 7.82 0.00 0.00 417 1,484
GDV Gabelli Div & Incm Tr Gabelli 2.80 -6.23 6.09 21.36 23.00 1,904 3,494
ETG EV Tx-Adv Glbl Div Incm Fd Eaton Vance 2.90 -5.38 7.29 11.50 24.90 1,361 3,111
EVT EV Tx-Adv Div Incm Fd Eaton Vance 2.74 -3.19 8.08 0.00 21.30 1,621 3,044
GGN GAMCO Glbl Gd NtrRes Incm Gabelli 2.78 2.69 10.49 93.06 10.00 749 3,124
BCX BR Res & Com Stgy Tr BlackRock 2.62 -11.59 7.38 77.32 0.00 933 2,561
FIF FT Nrg Infra Fd First Trust 2.59 -5.95 7.14 54.97 26.47 345 1,078
CSQ Calamos Stgc Tot Rtn Fd Calamos 2.12 -5.59 8.50 44.75 26.68 1,907 4,193
NIE AG Eq & Convt Incm Fd Allianz 2.07 -10.08 7.64 0.00 0.00 613 1,686
ZTR Virtus Glbl Div & Inc Fd Virtus 2.20 -3.02 10.84 10.49 26.93 331 1,757
FOF C&S CE Opp Fd Cohen & Steers 2.10 -6.44 8.08 28.50 0.00 376 1,194
RVT Royce Val Tr Legg Mason 1.38 -11.35 7.20 0.00 5.12 1,333 3,129
CLM Cornerstone Stgc Val Fd Cornerstone 1.41 26.11 16.60 66.82 0.00 383 5,333
USA Liberty All-Star Eq Fd ALPS 1.37 -13.43 9.27 7.50 0.80 1,228 3,713
CRF Cornerstone Tot Rtn Fd Cornerstone 1.41 29.44 16.40 59.48 0.00 169 2,529
BIF Boulder Gwth & Incm Fd Boulder 1.37 -17.15 4.31 29.18 3.93 1,213 1,555
TY Tri-Cont Corp Columbia Mngmt 1.39 -12.88 4.17 0.00 2.41 1,568 1,780
UTF C&S Infra Fd Cohen & Steers 1.72 -8.55 6.99 0.00 29.40 2,145 4,216
UTG Reaves Util Incm Fd W.H. Reaves 1.75 1.35 5.46 0.00 22.12 1,192 2,981
DNP DNP Sel Incm Fd Duff & Phelps 1.68 11.50 7.00 22.51 26.75 2,837 3,343
DPG D&P Glbl Util Incm Fd Duff & Phelps 1.70 -8.93 8.13 33.50 26.46 718 1,946
BUI BR Util & Infra Tr BlackRock 1.73 0.90 6.84 34.98 0.00 356 1,009
IAE Voya AP Hi Div Eq Incm Fd Voya 4.12 -9.48 8.02 69.85 0.00 136 651
IHD Voya Emrg Mkt Hi Div Eq Fd Voya 4.25 -6.27 8.25 78.03 0.00 182 684
FDEU FT Dyn Euro Eq Incm Fd First Trust 4.53 -4.38 7.55 37.06 22.54 346 1,590
BTO JH Fin Opp Fd John Hancock 4.06 2.25 4.29 10.25 14.67 628 2,314

DISCLOSURES:

These indexes were created and developed by Closed-End Fund Advisors, Inc. CEF Advisors launched these indexes in January 2017 based on December 31, 2016 data and began pricing on January 1, 2017. CEF Advisors does not guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of the index or any data included therein and CEF Advisors shall have no liability for any errors, omissions or interruptions therein. CEF Advisors makes no warranty, express or implied, as to results to be obtained by any person or entity from the use of the index or any data included therein. CEF Advisors makes no express or implied warranties, and expressly disclaims all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to the index or any data included therein. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall CEF Advisors have any liability for any special, punitive, direct, indirect or consequential damages (including lost profits) arising out of matters relating to the use of the index, even if notified of the possibility of such damages.

The historical values above have not been verified by an independent third party. The historical performance data is for illustrative purposes only and does not represent the actual performance of any investment product. No representation is being made that any investment will achieve performance similar to that shown. The index does not charge management fees or brokerage expenses, and no such fees or expenses were deducted from the historical performance shown. The index is unmanaged and an investor cannot invest directly in the index.

Performance information for the index is for illustrative purposes only and does not represent the performance of any actual investment. The historical performance of the price and NAV of the index should not be taken as an indication of future performance, and no assurance can be given as to the index's value on any date. The data for the historical performance of the index was calculated on materially the same basis on which the performance of the index is now calculated. Discounts are the result of a closed-end fund’s market price deviating from its Net Asset Value (NAV).

In case any constituents of the index experience a liquidation, merger, open-ending or are no longer a closed-end fund, we will remove them as of their last day of existence. For mergers, if the merged fund is in the same sub-grouping inside CEFdata.com, then we will replace the merged fund with it's replacement in equal dollar terms. If a fund is liquidated, open-ended, etc, we will remove the fund and its allocation from the index. In this case, for example. If a fund was 2% of the index then future pricing would assume a full allocation was 98%. The 2% is adsorbed on a pro-rata basis by all surviving funds.

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