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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (EMD)

Taxable Bond Funds - Emerging Market Income

Data as of July 16, 2024
Current
Market Price $9.92 (+ $0.11)
NAV (July 16, 2024) $10.57 ( $0.00)
Fund Listed NYSE
Premium / Discount -6.15% (+1.04%)
Fund Info
Inception Dec. 1, 2003
Sponsor
Website https://www.franklinte...
Phone 1-888-777-0102
NAV Symbol XEMDX
Location New York
Incorporated Maryland (Subject to the Maryland Act)
Staggered Board Yes
Term Date N/A
Objective: Total return; U.S. dollar and non-dollar-denominated debt securities of emerging market
Related Indexes
15 Major CEF Sectors Index
Taxable Bond & BDC Index
International Bond Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 58,443,565
Total Assets (Reported: Dec. 31, 2023) $872M
Estimated Total Assets $866M
Net Assets $618M
Market Cap $580M
Portfolio Turnover 54.00%
Total Leverage 28.63%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 3.74%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.35%
Rel Lev Cost 5.91%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -10.80%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -17.43%
Discount High(3 Yr) -1.85%
Discount Rel Range (3 Yr) 72.40%
Comp Discount -4.76
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.74
Z-Stat
Z-Stat (6mo) 3.32
Z-Stat (1Yr) 3.37
Z-Stat (3Yr) 1.47
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) 0.73
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.36
Distribution Data
Market Yield 10.22%
Income Yield 6.85%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 7.46%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.085
Current Income $0.057
Ex-Date 7/24/24
Payable Date 8/1/24
Div Growth (3yr) -6.11%
Dividend Change 20.7% on 8/2/23
Expected Div 8/6/24
RoC (1yr) 37.40%
RoC (3yr) 33.55%
Tax Dividend Data 2023 2021 - 2023
Income 71.2% 67.4%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 0% 0%
LT Gains 0% 0%
RoC 28.8% 32.6%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $1,663
Avg Volume 30 day 155,368
Avg Volume 90 day 167,594
Volume Trend -7.30%
Comp Volume Trend -11.86%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
57.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
79.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Taxable Bond & BDC Index
82.0%
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): TEI 73.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 86.9%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 59.8%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 94.3%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 14.0%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 7.5%
Earnings
Earnings / Share (3/31/24) $0.063
Earn Coverage 74.32%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (3/31/24) $-0.216
Rel UNII -31.76
UNII Trend Down
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 13.51
Duration 7.28
Credit Rating (rbo) BB
Investment Grade 36.60%
Non Investment Grade 62.18%
Unrated Bonds 1.22%
Performance
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
1.04
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
0.82
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Taxable Bond & BDC Index
1.08

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