Western Asset Emerg Mkts Inc:EMD


    As of 2/27/2015

    52 Wk Avg$12.14$13.74-11.70%
    52 Wk High$13.09$14.53-8.23%
    52 Wk Low$10.66$12.50-15.58%
    Regular Distribution Type*Managed Distribution
    Distribution Rate8.17%
    Distribution Amount$0.2300
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income through investment in emerging market government debt securities

    Capital Structure

    As of 2/27/2015

    Total Net Assets:$435.755M
    Total Common Assets:$372.188M
    Common Shares Outstanding:28,629,885

    As of 11/30/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $59.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $59.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 13.13%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $64.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 13.97%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 5/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.05%
    Other Expenses:0.11%
    Baseline Expense: 1.16%
    Interest Expense:0.08%
    Total: 1.24%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisors, LLC

    Portfolio Managers
    James E. Craige (01 Aug 2006) / Peter J Wilby (01 Aug 2006)

    Category:Non-US/Other-Emerging Market Income
    NAV Ticker:XEMDX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:6/25/1993
    Inception Share Price:$15.00
    Inception NAV:$14.01
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:May 31
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    As of 2/27/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

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    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
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    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
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    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
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    Avg. UNII Per Share:
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    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 2/27/2015
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 2/27/2015

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 2/27/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-13.25%
    1 Year-11.70%
    3 Year-7.56%
    5 Year-8.14%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 2/27/2015
    Category: Emerging Market Income Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    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 2/27/2015
    Category: Emerging Market Income Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 2/27/2015
    Average Maturity:
    As of 12/31/2014
    10.00 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 11/30/2014
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 5/31/2014
    Asset Allocation

    As of 11/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 11/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Debt - Foreign Govt 48.64%
    Debt - Corporate 45.54%
    Debt - Short 4.88%
    Debt - Gov Long 0.48%
    Net Current Assets 0.27%
    Debt - Convertible Bonds 0.15%
    Derivatives (War Opt Fut)0.04%
    Top Holdings

    As of 11/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Republic Of Turkey 6.875% 6.88 17 Mar 2036$23.13M5.32%
    Barclays Capital Inc. Repurchase Agreeme 0.04 01 Dec 2014$22.20M5.11%
    Brazil(Fed Rep Of) 10% 10.00 01 Jan 2017$10.83M2.49%
    Indonesia Rep 3.75% 3.75 25 Apr 2022$10.16M2.34%
    Petroleos Mexicanos 5.5%$10.14M2.33%
    Peru Rep 8.75% 8.75 21 Nov 2033$8.93M2.05%
    Colombia Rep 7.375% 7.38 18 Sep 2037$7.85M1.81%
    Indonesia Rep 5.25% 5.25 17 Jan 2042$7.43M1.71%
    Pemex Proj Fdg Master Tr 6.625% 6.63 15 Jun 2035$7.26M1.67%
    Vale Overseas 8.25% 8.25 17 Jan 2034$6.99M1.61%
    Petronas Cap 144A 5.25% 5.25 12 Aug 2019$6.30M1.45%
    Credit Quality

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 11/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 50.75%
    Turkey 7.57%
    Indonesia 5.61%
    Mexico 4.21%
    Russia 3.92%
    Peru 3.89%
    Colombia 3.73%
    Venezuela 2.91%
    Brazil 2.77%
    Poland 2.14%
    Hungary 1.80%
    Croatia 1.34%
    Sri Lanka 1.05%
    Lithuania 1.01%
    Philippines 1.00%
    Argentina 0.91%
    Ukraine 0.70%
    Paraguay 0.58%
    Ivory Coast 0.55%
    Chile 0.51%
    Kenya 0.49%
    Pakistan 0.44%
    Costa Rica 0.38%
    Ecuador 0.33%
    Gabon 0.30%
    Ghana 0.23%
    Vietnam 0.21%
    El Salvador 0.19%
    Nigeria 0.18%
    Angola 0.14%
    Romania 0.13%

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