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Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fd is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. Its investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income by investing in variable rate instruments of U.S. and non-U.S. issuers.

Market Cap: 80.7 Million

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: https://www.leggmason.com

Shares Outstanding: 4.67 Million

Float: 4.67 Million

Dividend: 0.93 (5.38%)

Beta: 0.333421

Sector: Financial Services

Industry: Asset Management

Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 14 Thousand

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 1818 trading days

From: 2013-03-01 To: 2019-09-13

Lowest Point:

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

Legg mason partners fund advisor funds goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 03:58:14:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0460 (Quarterly $0.1380/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0290 (Quar… read more...

CORRECTING and REPLACING Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-21 04:30:00:000

This press release is correcting and replacing the release that was issued on the morning of May 21, 2019. The fund names have been corrected for TLI and HIX. The corrected release reads: LEGG MASON PARTNERS FUND ADVISOR, LLC ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTIONS F… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-25 14:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2019. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-25 14:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2019. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-25 14:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2019. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-25 14:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2019. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Multi-Sector CEFs Review: Time To Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:28:11:000

The multi-sector corner of the closed-end fund market is an interesting one. It is composed of funds that have explicitly rejected a single-sector, narrow mandate approach and taken a more expansive view of the financial markets in an attempt to deliver excess returns. One the one hand, this… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 03:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 03:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 03:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-26 03:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GFY, announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2019. Robert D. Agdern and Paolo M. … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2019

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-14 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-14 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-14 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-30 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a no… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-30 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a no… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-30 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a no… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-30 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a no… read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Certain Closed-End Funds Advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announce Appointment of New Director and Retirements

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-02 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC: ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), BrandywineGLOBAL - Global Income Opportunities … read more...

Global bond markets post best month in over a year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 14:23:25:000

Global bond markets experienced their best month in more than a year this month as concerns about slower global economic growth convinced investors to head for relatively safe assets. More news on: PIMCO Dynamic Credit Income Fund, PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund, PIMCO Corporate&Income St… read more...

Global bond markets post best month in over a year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 14:23:25:000

Global bond markets experienced their best month in more than a year this month as concerns about slower global economic growth convinced investors to head for relatively safe assets. More news on: PIMCO Dynamic Credit Income Fund, PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund, PIMCO Corporate&Income St… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 08:43:28:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0455(Quarterly $0.1365/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0265&… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 08:43:28:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0455(Quarterly $0.1365/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0265&… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 08:43:28:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.0530(Quarterly $0.1590/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Fund II (NYSE: HIX ) - $0.0455(Quarterly $0.1365/share in three installments). Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE: HIO ) - $0.0265&… read more...

Active U.S. Investors Gain Hedge Edge With Global Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 09:31:14:000

By Erin Bigley Transcript We always talk about investing globally within the bond market. And one of the concerns that our investors have today is that as they look around to the global bond market, they see very low yields everywhere - aside from the United States, where yields hav… read more...

Active U.S. Investors Gain Hedge Edge With Global Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 09:31:14:000

By Erin Bigley Transcript We always talk about investing globally within the bond market. And one of the concerns that our investors have today is that as they look around to the global bond market, they see very low yields everywhere - aside from the United States, where yields hav… read more...

Active U.S. Investors Gain Hedge Edge With Global Bonds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 09:31:14:000

By Erin Bigley Transcript We always talk about investing globally within the bond market. And one of the concerns that our investors have today is that as they look around to the global bond market, they see very low yields everywhere - aside from the United States, where yields hav… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2018, January and February 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2018, January and February 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2018, January and February 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2018, January and February 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2018, January and February 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2018, January and February 2019. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-01 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of September 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-01 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of September 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-01 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of September 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-01 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of September 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - September 2018: Equity And Fixed Income CEF Valuations Back To Par

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-30 15:20:12:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Closed-End Fund Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 31, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "c… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - September 2018: Equity And Fixed Income CEF Valuations Back To Par

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-30 15:20:12:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Closed-End Fund Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 31, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "c… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - September 2018: Equity And Fixed Income CEF Valuations Back To Par

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-30 15:20:12:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Closed-End Fund Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 31, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "c… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - September 2018: Equity And Fixed Income CEF Valuations Back To Par

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-30 15:20:12:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Closed-End Fund Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 31, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "c… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 14:51:34:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund Inc. (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.05300. More news on: Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Income Fund II, Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 14:51:34:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund Inc. (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.05300. More news on: Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Income Fund II, Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor declares monthly distribution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 14:51:34:000

Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund Inc. (NYSE: TLI ) - $0.05300. More news on: Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Income Fund II, Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - August 2018: Equity CEFs Starting To Come Down To Earth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:39:28:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 1, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep." Meth… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - August 2018: Equity CEFs Starting To Come Down To Earth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:39:28:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 1, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep." Meth… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - August 2018: Equity CEFs Starting To Come Down To Earth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:39:28:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 1, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep." Meth… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - August 2018: Equity CEFs Starting To Come Down To Earth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:39:28:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 1, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep." Meth… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - August 2018: Equity CEFs Starting To Come Down To Earth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:39:28:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of August 1, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep." Meth… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of September, October and November 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of September, October and November 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purp… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of June 30, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complet… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of September, October and November 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of September, October and November 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purp… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of September, October and November 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of September, October and November 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purp… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of June 30, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complet… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of June 30, 2018. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complet… read more...

Gimme Shelter: Uncertainty On The Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 15:01:39:000

Following our recent blog summarizing key takeaways from BlackRock Investment Institute's Mid-Year Global Investment Outlook, this post takes a closer look at the first theme: a wider range of growth outcomes amidst rising macro uncertainty. We believe macro uncertainty will be higher than i… read more...

Gimme Shelter: Uncertainty On The Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 15:01:39:000

Following our recent blog summarizing key takeaways from BlackRock Investment Institute's Mid-Year Global Investment Outlook, this post takes a closer look at the first theme: a wider range of growth outcomes amidst rising macro uncertainty. We believe macro uncertainty will be higher than i… read more...

Gimme Shelter: Uncertainty On The Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 15:01:39:000

Following our recent blog summarizing key takeaways from BlackRock Investment Institute's Mid-Year Global Investment Outlook, this post takes a closer look at the first theme: a wider range of growth outcomes amidst rising macro uncertainty. We believe macro uncertainty will be higher than i… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 17:31:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-di… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund declares $0.0775 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 10:02:35:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund (NYSE: GFY ) declares $0.0775/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund declares $0.0775 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 10:02:35:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund (NYSE: GFY ) declares $0.0775/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund declares $0.0775 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 10:02:35:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund (NYSE: GFY ) declares $0.0775/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July and August 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 08:30:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of June, July and August 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but i… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 17:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company, LLC (formerly known as Western Asset Management Company), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-26 12:58:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2018. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-d… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - March 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:49:27:000

Author's note : Data from the article are current as of March 15, 2018. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of March 15, 2018. The Chemi… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Weekly CEF Roundup: Rebound Week And Karpus Targets MSP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-02 03:46:53:000

The Weekly CEF Roundup will be put out at the start of each week to summarize recent price movements in closed-end fund [CEF] sectors in the last week, as well as to highlight recently concluded or upcoming corporate actions on CEFs, such as tender offers. Most of the information has been so… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-26 08:00:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2017. This financial data is unaudited. The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its com… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-21 08:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the following fixed income cat… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-21 08:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the following fixed income cat… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-21 08:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the following fixed income cat… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-21 08:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the following fixed income cat… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-21 08:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook for the following fixed income cat… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-15 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of March, April and May 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is… read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Exploiting ETRACS 2x ETN And CEF Illiquidity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 12:06:58:000

So some very interesting observations emerged from the Cambridge Income Laboratory chat session this evening. In times of market panic, securities often get sold indiscriminately and en masse, causing prices to deviate from their net asset values. Who can forget the flash crash of 2015 when … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 17:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE:GFY) announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on January 26, 2018. Carol L. Colman, Daniel P. Cronin and Eileen A. Kamerick were elected as Class III Directors of the Fund … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE:GFY) announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on January 26, 2018. Carol L. Colman, Daniel P. Cronin and Eileen A. Kamerick were elected as Class III Directors of the Fund … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 08:30:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE:GFY) announced today the results of the votes cast at the Funds annual meeting of shareholders held on January 26, 2018. Carol L. Colman, Daniel P. Cronin and Eileen A. Kamerick were elected as Class III Directors of the Fund … read more...

Closed End Funds Advised or Administered by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Change Custodians

via: Business Wire at 2017-12-29 08:30:00:000

ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund Inc. (NYSE: CBA), ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund Inc. (NYSE: CEM), ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO), ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE: CTR), Legg Mason BW Global Income Opportunities Fund Inc. (NYSE: BWG… read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2017-11-16 08:00:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook. Investors can access the comm… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2017, January and February 2018

via: Business Wire at 2017-11-13 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2017, January and February 2018. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: This press release is not for tax reporting … read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2017-11-07 17:43:00:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announces its portfolio composition as of September 30, 2017. Investment Objective: The Funds investment objective is to maintain a high level of current income. Portfolio Composition*: Western Asset Variable… read more...

A Look Into Western Asset's Closed-End Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-23 16:39:25:000

Having recently read Stanford Chemists insightful article on Western Asset Income Fund ( PAI ), I wanted to go more in depth about Western Asset as a fund manager to try to explain why PAI is attracting such a strong premium to NAV after trading at a discount for most of its history…. read more...

RiverNorth/DoubleLine Strategic Opportunity Fund Ups Distribution 25%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-05 13:38:53:000

RiverNorth's second closed-end fund, RiverNorth/DoubleLine Strategic Opportunity Fund ( OPP ), which it manages jointly with DoubleLine Capital, has followed RiverNorth Opportunities Fund ( RIV ) in raising its managed distribution. OPP's monthly distribution amount will go up from $0.12 per s… read more...

Fixed Income: How Active Do You Want To Go?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-03 14:11:01:000

Challenges to bond fund returns include rising rates, slow growth, political uncertainty, demand constraints and more. Thats why many defined contribution ((DC)) plan sponsors are exploring whether their plans fixed income choices are sufficient to meet the needs of participa… read more...

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund declares $0.0775 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-09-20 11:55:45:000

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund (NYSE: GFY ) declares $0.0775/share monthly dividend (Quarterly $0.2325/share in three installments). More news on: Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund, Dividend news, , Read more … read more...

Legg Mason Affiliated Closed-End Funds Commentaries Now Available

via: Business Wire at 2017-09-01 16:30:00:000

Investment professionals from Western Asset Management Company (Western Asset), a Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) affiliate, provided a quarterly commentary to discuss their views on the current market and provide their outlook. Investors can access the comm… read more...

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of September, October and November 2017

via: Business Wire at 2017-08-14 08:00:00:000

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of September, October and November 2017. The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below: a The Fund has decreased its distributions to a… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2018-02-15 2018-03-01 2018-02-16 2017-11-13 0.0775 Dividend income
2018-01-18 2018-02-01 2018-01-19 2017-11-13 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-12-21 2017-12-29 2017-12-22 2017-11-13 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-11-22 2017-12-01 2017-11-24 2017-08-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-10-19 2017-11-01 2017-10-20 2017-08-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-09-21 2017-10-02 2017-09-22 2017-08-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-08-23 2017-09-01 2017-08-25 2017-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-07-19 2017-08-01 2017-07-21 2017-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-06-21 2017-07-03 2017-06-23 2017-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-05-17 2017-06-01 2017-05-19 2017-02-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-04-19 2017-05-01 2017-04-21 2017-02-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-03-22 2017-04-03 2017-03-24 2017-02-14 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-02-15 2017-02-24 2017-02-17 2016-11-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2017-01-18 2017-01-27 2017-01-20 2016-11-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-12-21 2016-12-30 2016-12-23 2016-11-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-11-16 2016-11-25 2016-11-18 2016-08-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-10-19 2016-10-28 2016-10-21 2016-08-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-09-21 2016-09-30 2016-09-23 2016-08-15 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-08-17 2016-08-26 2016-08-19 2016-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-07-20 2016-07-29 2016-07-22 2016-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-06-15 2016-06-24 2016-06-17 2016-05-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-05-18 2016-05-27 2016-05-20 2016-02-18 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-04-20 2016-04-29 2016-04-22 2016-02-18 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-03-16 2016-03-24 2016-03-18 2016-02-18 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-02-17 2016-02-26 2016-02-19 2015-11-16 0.0775 Dividend income
2016-01-20 2016-01-29 2016-01-22 2015-11-16 0.0775 Dividend income
2015-12-16 2015-12-24 2015-12-18 2015-11-16 0.0775 Dividend income
2015-11-18 2015-11-27 2015-11-20 2015-08-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2015-10-21 2015-10-30 2015-10-23 2015-08-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2015-09-16 2015-09-25 2015-09-18 2015-08-17 0.0775 Dividend income
2015-08-19 2015-08-28 2015-08-21 2015-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-07-22 2015-07-31 2015-07-24 2015-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-06-17 2015-06-26 2015-06-19 2015-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-05-20 2015-05-29 2015-05-22 2015-02-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-04-15 2015-04-24 2015-04-17 2015-02-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-03-18 2015-03-27 2015-03-20 2015-02-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-02-18 2015-02-27 2015-02-20 2014-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2015-01-21 2015-01-30 2015-01-23 2014-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-12-17 2014-12-26 2014-12-19 2014-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-11-19 2014-11-28 2014-11-21 2014-08-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-10-22 2014-10-31 2014-10-24 2014-08-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-09-17 2014-09-26 2014-09-19 2014-08-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-08-20 2014-08-29 2014-08-22 2014-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-07-16 2014-07-25 2014-07-18 2014-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-06-18 2014-06-27 2014-06-20 2014-05-20 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-05-21 2014-05-30 2014-05-23 2014-02-13 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-04-15 2014-04-25 2014-04-17 2014-02-13 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-03-19 2014-03-28 2014-03-21 2014-02-13 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-02-19 2014-02-28 2014-02-21 2013-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2014-01-22 2014-01-31 2014-01-24 2013-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-12-18 2013-12-27 2013-12-20 2013-11-18 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-11-20 2013-11-29 2013-11-22 2013-08-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-10-16 2013-10-25 2013-10-18 2013-08-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-09-18 2013-09-27 2013-09-20 2013-08-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-08-21 2013-08-30 2013-08-23 2013-05-21 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-07-17 2013-07-26 2013-07-19 2013-05-21 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-06-19 2013-06-28 2013-06-21 2013-05-21 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-05-22 2013-05-31 2013-05-24 2013-02-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-04-17 2013-04-26 2013-04-19 2013-02-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-03-13 2013-03-22 2013-03-15 2013-02-19 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-02-13 2013-02-22 2013-02-15 2012-11-13 0.0725 Dividend income
2013-01-16 2013-01-25 2013-01-18 2012-11-13 0.0725 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
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