Virtus Total Return Fund:DCA

    Overview

    As of 11/26/2014

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$4.68$5.24-10.69%
    52 Wk Avg$4.45$5.08-12.44%
    52 Wk High$4.93$5.45-8.14%
    52 Wk Low$3.88$4.66-18.80%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate8.55%
    Distribution Amount$0.1000
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks total return, consisting of capital appreciation and income.

    Capital Structure

    As of 11/26/2014

    Total Net Assets:$194.423M
    Total Common Assets:$143.923M
    Common Shares Outstanding:27,466,109
    Leverage

    As of 6/30/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $51.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $51.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 25.30%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $51.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 25.30%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2013

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.18%
    Other Expenses:0.43%
    Baseline Expense: 1.61%
    Interest Expense:0.39%
    Total: 2.00%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Virtus Investment Advisers

    Portfolio Managers
    David A. Albrycht (01 Dec 2011) / Connie Luecke (01 Dec 2011) / Randle Smith (01 Dec 2011)

    Basics
    Category:Non-US/Other-Global Growth & Income
    Ticker:DCA
    NAV Ticker:XDCAX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):135,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$0.600M
    Inception Date:2/23/2005
    Inception Share Price:$15.00
    Inception NAV:$14.33
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 11/26/2014

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 6/30/2014
    $0.0361
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 11/26/2014
    7.63%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 11/26/2014
    18.91%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 6/30/2014
    $0.1155
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 11/26/2014
    25.30%

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 11/26/2014

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-10.52%
    1 Year-12.44%
    3 Year-12.43%
    5 Year-13.81%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 11/26/2014
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD29.08%16.21%8.23%5.26%
    20135.72%13.12%16.36%18.46%
    201217.68%15.29%20.58%16.39%
    20115.74%6.29%-6.79%-5.07%
    201053.75%48.54%17.97%14.23%
    200936.78%27.76%55.37%38.40%
    2008-69.33%-65.62%-46.04%-40.39%
    2007-44.79%-41.41%-0.60%9.42%
    200643.65%25.40%15.46%16.57%
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 11/26/2014
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 6/30/2014
    520
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2013
    56.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    General Equity 59.47%
    Debt - Corporate 22.42%
    Debt - General 5.38%
    Debt - Mort-backed Sec 4.06%
    Debt - Foreign Govt 3.61%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 1.49%
    Money Market Fund 1.41%
    Net Current Assets 1.29%
    Debt - Pref Shrs 0.95%
    Debt - Government 0.18%
    Top Holdings

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Williams Companies Inc$7.11M3.68%
    Enbridge Inc.$6.13M3.18%
    AT&T Inc.$4.74M2.45%
    Verizon Communications Inc$4.57M2.37%
    TransCanada$4.40M2.28%
    National Grid$3.88M2.01%
    Spectra Energy Corp$3.82M1.98%
    Nextera Engy$3.34M1.73%
    Kinder Morgan, Inc.$3.28M1.70%
    Crown Castle International Corp$3.00M1.55%
    Country Allocation

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Global 100.00%

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