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03. Equity Income Index

Data as of

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 1,229.92 -1.22 -0.51 -4.96 0.89 1.19 -1.68 6.44 3.13 -4.48 -3.62 17.22
NAV 1,149.27 -1.78 -1.17 -5.37 -0.65 -1.22 -2.61 4.71 2.04 -4.37 -4.48 11.49
Difference -0.57 -0.66 -0.41 -1.53 -2.41 -0.93 -1.73 -1.09 0.11 -0.86 -5.73
* Periods greater than 1 Year are annualized.      ** On Inception Date (12/30/16), Index Price was $1,000 and NAV was $1,000.00
2019 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2019
Price 13.70 1.76 1.62 17.58 2.12 -4.95 6.38 3.26 20.84 0.90 - - - - - - - - 21.70
NAV 9.97 1.97 1.63 13.96 1.41 -4.72 5.58 2.01 15.98 -0.12 - - - - - - - - 15.86
Difference -3.73 0.20 0.01 -3.62 -0.71 0.22 -0.79 -1.24 -4.86 -1.02 - - - - - - - - -5.84
2018 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2018
Price 3.20 -4.81 -1.70 -3.44 2.61 0.83 -0.06 3.39 -0.05 2.50 1.36 -0.71 3.15 -9.03 2.81 -10.37 -16.17 -13.03 -13.08
NAV 3.73 -6.10 -1.10 -3.67 2.00 1.17 -0.22 2.97 -0.70 3.41 0.76 -0.39 3.80 -6.67 1.65 -8.04 -12.77 -8.97 -9.67
Difference 0.53 -1.29 0.60 -0.23 -0.60 0.35 -0.16 -0.42 -0.65 0.91 -0.60 0.33 0.65 2.35 -1.16 2.33 3.41 4.05 3.41
2017 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2017
Price 4.91 3.26 0.59 8.97 3.36 0.32 1.23 4.97 13.94 2.49 -1.14 2.88 4.24 -0.41 -0.55 3.11 2.12 6.36 20.30
NAV 2.39 2.74 0.54 5.76 0.87 0.23 1.09 2.21 7.97 2.35 -0.47 1.71 3.61 -0.10 1.33 1.64 2.89 6.50 14.47
Difference -2.53 -0.52 -0.05 -3.21 -2.49 -0.09 -0.13 -2.76 -5.97 -0.13 0.67 -1.18 -0.63 0.31 1.88 -1.46 0.77 0.14 -5.83
2016 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2016
Price -7.52 0.42 8.11 0.40 4.50 0.79 2.57 8.03 8.43 4.12 -0.03 0.12 4.21 -3.87 0.93 1.69 -1.33 2.88 11.31
NAV -6.13 -0.69 6.78 -0.46 3.18 1.08 1.58 5.95 5.49 3.29 -0.37 0.59 3.52 -2.77 0.50 2.31 -0.03 3.49 8.98
Difference 1.39 -1.11 -1.33 -0.86 -1.32 0.29 -0.98 -2.08 -2.94 -0.83 -0.33 0.47 -0.69 1.10 -0.43 0.61 1.30 0.61 -2.33
2015 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2015
Price -0.10 3.63 -2.06 1.40 1.80 -0.51 -3.74 -2.51 -1.11 -2.39 -5.93 -5.94 -13.63 9.45 -3.02 -2.77 3.20 -10.43 -11.54
NAV -0.60 3.35 -1.65 1.04 2.23 -0.11 -3.10 -1.05 -0.02 -0.45 -5.74 -4.87 -10.74 7.09 -1.92 -3.17 1.70 -9.03 -9.05
Difference -0.50 -0.28 0.41 -0.36 0.43 0.40 0.63 1.46 1.09 1.93 0.20 1.07 2.90 -2.36 1.10 -0.40 -1.50 1.40 2.50

Performance Chart

Discount

Characteristics

PORTFOLIO
Weighted Average Data
Discount
-4.59%
1Yr Disc
-6.14%
3Yr Disc
-5.82%
5Yr Disc
-6.81%
Rel Disc Range (3yr)
62.40%
Mkt Yield
9.03%
Lev Adj NAV Yield
7.64%
After Tax Yield*
7.98%
Est Tax Friction*
1.05%
3Yr NAV Volatiliy
14.31
1 Yr RoC
38.39%
3 Yr Dest RoC
23.25%
Leverage
14.52%
Non Lev Exp Ratio
1.31%
Beta (2yr)
0.83
Equity Exposure
90.10%
Bond Exposure
8.22%
# Holdings
67
Cash Weighted Duration
Comp NAV TR
-0.43%
Comp Discount
0.71%
Net Assets (M)
868
Liquidity - 90d (K)
2,256
* Based on marginal tax rates of 25% and long-term capital gains rates of 15%.

Asset Allocation

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

Constituents


67 Funds

Ticker Name Sponsor Allocation Discount Market Yield RoC(1yr) Leverage Net Assets Liquidity (90d)
EXG EV Tx-Mgd Glbl Divr Eq Incm Eaton Vance 0.65 -2.54 9.17 89.29 0.00 2,505 5,402
ETY EV Tx-Mgd Divr Eq Incm Fd Eaton Vance 0.65 1.39 8.68 72.77 0.00 1,721 3,358
BDJ BR Enh Eq Div Tr BlackRock 0.66 -5.22 6.88 0.00 0.00 1,725 3,579
ETV EV Tx-Mgd By-Wrt Opp Fd Eaton Vance 0.65 7.48 9.07 72.00 0.00 1,061 3,203
BST BR Sci & Tech Tr BlackRock 0.68 2.37 5.48 0.00 0.00 720 3,026
ETW EV Tx-Mgd Glbl By-Wrt Opp Eaton Vance 0.64 -3.99 9.30 64.36 0.00 1,050 2,441
NFJ AG NFJ Div Int & Prm Stgy Allianz 0.64 -10.95 7.53 30.51 0.00 1,272 2,205
QQQX Nuv Nasdaq 100 Dyn Owrt Fd Nuveen 0.66 -1.00 7.16 52.97 0.00 865 2,293
BXMX Nuv S&P 500 By-Wrt Inc Fd Nuveen 0.65 -1.23 7.24 62.95 0.00 1,348 2,020
ETJ EV Risk-Mgd Divr Eq Incm Fd Eaton Vance 0.66 2.21 9.86 75.28 0.00 576 1,807
EOS EV Enh Eq Incm Fd II Eaton Vance 0.64 0.93 7.30 20.38 0.00 769 1,940
BOE BR Enh Glbl DivTr BlackRock 0.63 -11.12 7.45 32.52 0.00 766 1,836
CII BR Enh Cap & Incm Fd BlackRock 0.64 -5.76 6.53 39.23 0.00 712 1,743
KYN KA MLP/Midstream Inv Co Kayne Anderson 0.66 -7.70 10.35 15.38 34.84 1,904 6,066
TYG Tortoise Nrg Infra Corp Tortoise 0.65 3.00 12.93 69.09 34.00 1,055 3,184
CEN Center Coast Brkf MLP & Nrg Infr Brookfield 0.65 4.20 17.99 91.24 30.12 225 2,910
NTG Tortoise Midstream Nrg Fd Tortoise 0.63 -1.25 14.26 88.17 36.90 759 2,892
CEM CB MLP & Midstream Fd Legg Mason 0.64 -9.95 11.05 91.13 32.68 835 2,305
KMF KA Midstream/Nrg Fd Kayne Anderson 0.64 -12.83 8.83 93.59 30.96 552 1,793
EMO CB Nrg Midstream Opp Fd Legg Mason 0.64 -11.69 11.27 73.04 33.00 663 1,489
FEI FT MLP & Nrg Incm Fd First Trust 0.70 -4.61 10.55 78.03 24.59 560 1,383
JMF Nuv Nrg MLP Total Rtn Fd Nuveen 0.65 -4.42 12.48 88.19 27.96 342 1,594
GER GS MLP & Nrg Renaissance Fd Goldman Sachs 0.64 -0.85 13.68 83.04 33.92 375 1,256
FEN FT Nrg Incm & Gwth Fd First Trust 0.70 1.69 11.03 56.46 26.74 414 1,221
NML NB MLP Incm Fd Neuberger Berman 0.65 -11.07 9.78 70.02 24.90 430 1,239
RQI C&S Qlty Incm Rty Fd Cohen & Steers 2.35 0.14 6.50 0.00 23.10 1,609 4,968
IGR CBRE Clr Glbl Rel-Est Incm Fd CBRE Clarion 2.20 -13.10 7.94 70.39 14.05 1,014 2,146
AWP Abd Glbl Prmr Prop Fd Aberdeen 2.09 -11.78 8.01 58.11 8.38 580 2,692
RFI C&S Tot Rtn Ry Fd Cohen & Steers 2.21 1.63 6.69 6.21 0.00 369 1,049
IGD Voya Glbl Eq Div & Prm Opp Voya 0.96 -4.22 11.51 55.34 0.00 645 2,321
AOD Abd Tot Dyn Div Fd Aberdeen 0.93 -10.91 8.63 17.24 5.59 947 2,050
BGY BR Enh Intl DivTr BlackRock 0.94 -10.23 7.46 44.40 0.00 650 1,192
HGLB Highland Glbl Alloc Fd Highland Capital 0.89 -21.89 12.29 28.05 38.94 309 874
HIE Miller/Howard Hi Incm Eq Fd Miller/Howard 0.92 5.41 13.23 69.40 31.79 167 762
EOD WF Glbl Div Opp Fd Wells Fargo 0.97 -5.12 10.86 17.33 15.23 251 659
IDE Voya Infra Ind & Matrls Fd Voya 0.88 -9.93 10.49 19.23 0.00 237 766
INF Brkf Glbl Lstd Infra Incm Fd Brookfield 1.00 -10.76 7.48 59.53 26.29 198 647
GLQ Clough Glbl Eq Fd Clough 0.88 -12.17 11.97 0.00 36.16 145 642
HQH Tekla Health Invstr Tekla 2.73 -10.45 9.46 46.74 0.00 900 2,498
THQ Tekla Health Opp Fd Tekla 2.77 -8.74 7.93 66.67 21.71 774 2,284
THW Tekla Wld Health Fd Tekla 2.98 -2.89 10.69 73.01 22.17 408 1,802
GDV Gabelli Div & Incm Tr Gabelli 2.76 -5.48 6.43 23.24 22.00 1,790 2,782
EVT EV Tx-Adv Div Incm Fd Eaton Vance 2.83 1.75 7.48 0.00 20.50 1,667 2,800
ETG EV Tx-Adv Glbl Div Incm Fd Eaton Vance 2.82 -4.42 7.89 20.87 24.30 1,244 2,669
GGN GAMCO Glbl Gd NtrRes Incm Gabelli 2.81 2.34 13.73 89.77 13.00 582 4,686
BCX BR Res & Com Stgy Tr BlackRock 2.60 -11.57 8.44 64.59 0.00 769 1,854
BGR BR Nrg & Res Tr BlackRock 2.50 -9.35 9.06 65.91 0.00 338 1,177
CSQ Calamos Stgc Tot Rtn Fd Calamos 1.42 0.57 7.96 37.42 31.27 1,911 3,429
NIE AG Eq & Convt Incm Fd Allianz 1.42 -6.59 7.10 0.00 0.00 635 1,551
GLO Clough Glbl Opp Fd Clough 1.43 -11.26 11.75 56.14 36.21 335 1,117
ZTR Virtus Glbl Div & Inc Fd Virtus 1.35 5.43 12.70 63.20 27.96 250 895
FOF C&S CE Opp Fd Cohen & Steers 1.42 -4.13 8.34 41.39 0.00 355 880
SCD LMP Cap & Incm Fd Legg Mason 1.46 -8.66 9.25 62.35 23.50 264 790
CLM Cornerstone Stgc Val Fd Cornerstone 1.43 9.12 21.67 88.66 0.00 771 4,787
USA Liberty All-Star Eq Fd ALPS 1.36 -2.73 11.22 8.53 0.00 1,251 4,391
CRF Cornerstone Tot Rtn Fd Cornerstone 1.43 9.30 21.56 85.67 0.00 396 3,123
RVT Royce Val Tr Legg Mason 1.36 -11.40 8.52 0.00 3.12 1,409 3,220
BIF Boulder Gwth & Incm Fd Boulder 1.37 -16.82 3.86 30.75 0.00 1,318 1,349
TY Tri-Cont Corp Columbia Mngmt 1.39 -10.18 4.07 0.00 2.60 1,560 1,190
UTF C&S Infra Fd Cohen & Steers 2.18 -1.40 7.14 0.22 27.30 2,253 5,251
UTG Reaves Util Incm Fd W.H. Reaves 2.20 4.10 5.96 0.00 20.94 1,696 5,029
DNP DNP Sel Incm Fd Duff & Phelps 2.31 20.91 6.24 17.80 25.10 3,069 4,193
DPG D&P Glbl Util Incm Fd Duff & Phelps 2.16 -7.06 9.17 8.43 28.79 623 1,985
IAE Voya AP Hi Div Eq Incm Fd Voya 3.84 -11.20 10.24 72.35 0.00 107 292
AEF Abd Emrg Mkt Eq Incm Fd Aberdeen 3.95 -12.22 2.40 5.25 9.20 386 753
FDEU FT Dyn Euro Eq Incm Fd First Trust 4.16 -6.88 10.95 1.26 26.63 245 800
BTO JH Fin Opp Fd John Hancock 4.04 -1.18 7.30 0.00 16.37 569 1,887

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