Clough Global Opportunities:GLO

    Overview

    As of 10/29/2014

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$12.08$13.92-13.22%
    52 Wk Avg$12.65$14.56-13.14%
    52 Wk High$13.21$15.18-11.01%
    52 Wk Low$11.25$13.19-15.39%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate9.44%
    Distribution Amount$0.0950
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high total returns through investment in equity, corporate, sovereign global securities and through utilizing an options strategy

    Capital Structure

    As of 10/29/2014

    Total Net Assets:$1,376.816M
    Total Common Assets:$720.177M
    Common Shares Outstanding:51,736,859
    Leverage

    As of 3/31/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $389.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $389.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 33.88%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $657.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 46.39%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.92%
    Other Expenses:0.63%
    Baseline Expense: 2.55%
    Interest Expense:0.74%
    Total: 3.28%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Clough Capital Partners L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    Eric Brock (26 Apr 2006) / James E. Canty (26 Apr 2006) / Charles I JR Clough (26 Apr 2006)

    Basics
    Category:Non-US/Other-Global Growth & Income
    Ticker:GLO
    NAV Ticker:XGLOX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):126,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$1.584M
    Inception Date:4/25/2006
    Inception Share Price:$20.00
    Inception NAV:$19.06
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:March 31
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    Distributions

    As of 10/29/2014

    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 3/31/2014
    -$0.0288
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 10/29/2014
    8.19%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 10/29/2014
    2.85%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2014
    -$0.0903
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 10/29/2014
    46.39%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 10/29/2014

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-13.11%
    1 Year-13.14%
    3 Year-13.44%
    5 Year-12.90%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 10/29/2014
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD1.79%-0.20%5.74%2.28%
    201321.11%21.58%16.36%18.46%
    201222.33%14.87%20.58%16.39%
    2011-14.40%-11.24%-6.79%-5.07%
    201013.46%11.17%17.97%14.23%
    200956.25%40.85%55.37%38.40%
    2008-47.37%-41.40%-46.04%-40.39%
    200713.37%18.29%-0.60%9.42%
    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 10/29/2014
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 8/31/2014
    201
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2014
    18.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 6/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 6/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    General Equity 64.74%
    Net Current Assets 21.84%
    Debt - Short 7.23%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 2.13%
    Debt - Corporate 1.73%
    Debt - Tax Obligations 1.33%
    ETF 0.82%
    Derivatives (War Opt Fut)0.17%
    Top Holdings

    As of 8/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Morgan Stanley Inst Lqudty Prime Inst 0.06 30 Jun 2070$35.55M2.51%
    Citigroup Inc$28.35M2.00%
    Western Union Company$23.12M1.63%
    D.R. Horton Incorporated$22.12M1.56%
    Bank of America Corporation$21.88M1.55%
    Seagate Technology PLC$21.66M1.53%
    Lennar Corporation$19.74M1.40%
    Two Harbors Investment Corp$16.20M1.14%
    Signet Jewelers Ltd.$15.40M1.09%
    AutoNation Inc$15.40M1.09%
    Western Digital Corporation$15.34M1.08%
    Credit Quality

    As of 1/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 6/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Global 95.57%
    USA 4.43%

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