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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund (EMD)

Taxable Bond Funds - Emerging Market Income

Data as of March 24, 2023
Market Price $8.41 (- $0.12)
NAV (March 24, 2023) $9.91 (- $0.01)
Fund Listed NYSE
Premium / Discount -15.14% (-1.12%)
Fund Info
Inception Dec. 1, 2003
Website https://www.franklinte...
Phone 1-888-777-0102
Location New York
Incorporated Maryland (Subject to the Maryland Act)
Staggered Board Yes
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
Alternative Income Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 60,246,012
Total Assets (Reported: Dec. 31, 2022) $857M
Estimated Total Assets $818M
Net Assets $597M
Market Cap $507M
Portfolio Turnover 22.00%
Total Leverage 26.97%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 2.32%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.37%
Rel Lev Cost 2.53%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -10.24%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -20.12%
Discount High(3 Yr) -1.85%
Discount Rel Range (3 Yr) 27.28%
Comp Discount -7.19
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 2.07
Z-Stat (6mo) -1.38
Z-Stat (1Yr) -1.69
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.36
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.75
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.70
Distribution Data
Market Yield 9.99%
Income Yield 7.83%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 6.68%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.070
Current Income $0.055
Ex-Date 4/20/23
Payable Date 5/1/23
Div Growth (3yr) -30.00%
Dividend Change -12.5% on 2/14/23
Expected Div 5/16/23
RoC (1yr) 25.95%
RoC (3yr) 37.19%
Tax Dividend Data 2022 2020 - 2022
Income 72.1% 61.1%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 0% 0%
LT Gains 0% 0%
RoC 27.9% 38.9%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $1,786
Avg Volume 30 day 181,974
Avg Volume 90 day 212,322
Volume Trend -14.29%
Comp Volume Trend 0.68%
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 Taxable Bond & BDC Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): MSD 78.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 91.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 90.3%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 94.5%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 21.5%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 10.5%
Earnings / Share (12/31/22) $0.059
Earn Coverage 83.57%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (12/31/22) $-0.005
Rel UNII -0.82
UNII Trend Up
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 14.34
Duration 7.55
Credit Rating (rbo) BB
Investment Grade 48.17%
Non Investment Grade 50.40%
Unrated Bonds 1.43%
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 Taxable Bond & BDC Index


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