ING Glb Eqty Div & Prem Opps:IGD


    As of 4/17/2014

    52 Wk Avg$9.17$9.94-7.79%
    52 Wk High$9.74$10.17-3.03%
    52 Wk Low$8.58$9.49-11.94%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate9.77%
    Distribution Amount$0.0760
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income with capital appreciation through investment in global dividend paying common stocks and through utilizing an options strategy

    Capital Structure

    As of 4/17/2014

    Total Net Assets:$988.171M
    Total Common Assets:$988.171M
    Common Shares Outstanding:97,548,925

    As of

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

    As of 2/28/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.05%
    Other Expenses:0.18%
    Baseline Expense: 1.23%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.23%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    ING Investments, LLC

    Portfolio Managers
    Edwin Cuppen (30 Sep 2010) / Herman Klein (01 Jan 2010) / Bas Peeters (19 Jan 2006) / Nicolas Simar (19 Jan 2006) / Bruno Springael (01 Jan 2011) / Willem van Dommelen (28 Mar 2005) / Alexander van Eekelen (01 Jan 2007)

    Category:US Equity-Covered Call
    NAV Ticker:XIGDX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):352,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$3.221M
    Inception Date:3/30/2005
    Inception Share Price:$20.00
    Inception NAV:$19.06
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:February 28
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    As of 4/17/2014

    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 8/31/2013
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 4/17/2014
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 4/17/2014
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 8/31/2013
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 4/17/2014

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 4/17/2014

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-9.95%
    1 Year-7.79%
    3 Year-5.85%
    5 Year-2.36%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 4/17/2014
    Category: Covered Call

    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 4/17/2014
    Category: Covered Call

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 12/31/2013
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 2/28/2014
    Asset Allocation

    As of 11/29/2013 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 1/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Financials 18.33%
    Health Care 14.95%
    Information Technology 11.82%
    Industrials 11.68%
    Energy 11.00%
    Consumer Discretionary 7.78%
    Utilities 6.97%
    Materials 6.76%
    Telecommunication Service5.94%
    Consumer Staples 4.72%
    Top Holdings

    As of 12/31/2013 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    S&P 500 Emini Fut Mar14 03/21/2014 21 Mar 2014$20.62M2.11%
    Nikkei 225 (Sgx) Mar14 03/13/2014 13 Mar 2014$18.14M1.85%
    Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold B$15.86M1.62%
    Exxon Mobil Corporation$15.65M1.60%
    Rio Tinto Plc$15.50M1.58%
    Siemens AG$15.45M1.58%
    Royal Dutch Shell Plc$15.33M1.57%
    Roche Holding AG$15.26M1.56%
    Zurich Financial Services AG$15.25M1.56%
    BP Plc$15.29M1.56%
    Metlife Inc$15.25M1.56%
    Country Allocation

    As of 1/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 41.59%
    UK 11.99%
    Japan 8.31%
    Switzerland 7.80%
    France 7.24%
    Canada 4.93%
    Germany 3.87%
    Netherlands 2.57%
    Taiwan 2.52%
    Singapore 2.02% makes data for the universe of closed-end funds available as a courtesy to its users. This material is not intended to be relied upon as investment advice or recommendations, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities and should not be considered specific legal, investment or tax advice. This site does not list all the risks associated with each fund. Investors should contact a fund’s sponsor for fund-specific risk information and/or contact a financial advisor before investing.

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