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Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF)

U.S. Equity Funds - General Equity Funds

Data as of Sept. 29, 2023
Market Price $7.99 (+ $0.13)
NAV (Sept. 29, 2023) $6.19 (- $0.05)
Fund Listed NYSE MKT
Premium / Discount 29.08% (+3.12%)
Fund Info
Inception May 16, 1973
Sponsor Cornerstone Advisors
Website www.cornerstonetotalre...
Phone (866) 668-6558
Location Ohio
Incorporated New York
Staggered Board No
Term Date N/A
Objective: Capital appreciation; Balanced approach
Related Indexes
15 Major CEF Sectors Index
High Income Index
US Equity Index
Equity Income Index
Global Equity Index
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
All Sector Equity CEF Index
Alternative Income Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 107,224,867
Total Assets (Reported: June 30, 2023) $719M
Estimated Total Assets $664M
Net Assets $664M
Market Cap $857M
Portfolio Turnover 49.00%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.16%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.16%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 26.28%
Discount Low(3 Yr) 8.17%
Discount High(3 Yr) 65.70%
Discount Rel Range (3 Yr) 30.93%
Comp Discount 40.86
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 4.30
Z-Stat (6mo) 1.53
Z-Stat (1Yr) 1.50
Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.03
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 2.03
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.81
Distribution Data
Market Yield 17.62%
Income Yield 0.66%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 22.74%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.117
Current Income $0.004
Ex-Date 10/13/23
Payable Date 10/31/23
Div Growth (3yr) -34.69%
Dividend Change -32.4% on 11/4/22
Expected Div 11/3/23
RoC (1yr) 68.87%
RoC (3yr) 64.42%
Tax Dividend Data 2022 2020 - 2022
Income 2.9% 9.4%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 2.9% 9.4%
LT Gains 8.9% 24.5%
RoC 88.2% 66.0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $6,787
Avg Volume 30 day 723,711
Avg Volume 90 day 849,495
Volume Trend -14.81%
Comp Volume Trend -20.71%
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 US Equity Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): CLM 95.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 90.1%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 70.2%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 70.3%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 22.7%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 17.2%
Earnings / Share (6/30/23) $0.005
Earn Coverage 4.01%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (6/30/23) $-0.010
Rel UNII -18.75
UNII Trend Down
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 US Equity Index

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