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Tekla Life Sciences Investors (HQL)

Specialty Equity Funds - Healthcare/Biotech

Data as of Oct. 17, 2019
Market Price $15.26 (+ $0.18)
NAV (Oct. 17, 2019) $17.08 (+ $0.13)
Premium / Discount -10.66% (+0.38%)
Fund Info
Inception May 8, 1992
Sponsor Tekla Capital Management
Website http://teklacap.com/hq...
Phone 617-772-8500
Objective: Long-term capital appreciation; life sciences industry
Related Indexes
US Equity Index
Tax-Advantaged Equity Dividend Index
Discount CEF/BDC Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 22,755,683
Total Assets (Reported: March 31, 2019) $426M
Estimated Total Assets $389M
Net Assets $389M
Market Cap $347M
Purchases Turnover 42.06%
Sales Turnover 43.68%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.30%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.30%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -4.76%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -11.17%
Discount High(3 Yr) 4.33%
Discount Rel Range 3.35%
Comp Discount -2.88
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.88
Z-Stat (6mo) -2.33
Z-Stat (1Yr) -1.59
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.92
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -1.46
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.60
Distribution Data
Market Yield 9.70%
Income Yield 0.00%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 8.67%
Distribution Frequency Q
Current Distribution $0.370
Current Income $0.000
Ex-Date 8/27/19
Payable Date 9/30/19
Div Growth (3yr) -1.70%
Dividend Change 12.1% on 5/21/19
Expected Div 11/15/19
RoC (1yr) 39.17%
RoC (3yr) 12.39%
Tax Dividend Data 2018 2016 - 2018
Income 31.8% 18.9%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 0% 0%
LT Gains 68.2% 81.1%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,188
Avg Volume 30 day 91,207
Avg Volume 90 day 77,837
Volume Trend 17.18%
Comp Volume Trend 13.25%
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 Equity Income Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): HQH 98.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 94.2%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 97.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 95.5%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 21.6%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 21.9%
Earnings / Share (3/31/19) $-0.034
Earn Coverage 0.00%
Earnings Trend Up
UNII / Share (3/31/19) $-0.077
UNII Trend Up
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 Equity Income Index


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