Clough Global Opportunities:GLO

    Overview

    As of 9/23/2016

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$9.69$11.75-17.53%
    52 Wk Avg$9.86$11.80-16.53%
    52 Wk High$11.55$13.19-10.33%
    52 Wk Low$8.82$10.84-21.44%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate10.65%
    Distribution Amount$0.0860
    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 9/23/2016

    Total Net Assets:$1,207.883M
    Total Common Assets:$605.995M
    Common Shares Outstanding:51,574,059
    Leverage

    As of 4/29/2016

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $389.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $389.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 39.94%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $602.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 50.72%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2015

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees2.08%
    Other Expenses:0.74%
    Baseline Expense: 2.82%
    Interest Expense:0.81%
    Total: 3.63%

    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): 154,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.524M
    Inception Date: 4/25/2006
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: October 31
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    Distributions

    As of 9/23/2016

    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

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2016
    -$0.0175
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 9/23/2016
    8.78%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 9/23/2016
    -1.54%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2016
    -$1.0162
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 9/23/2016
    50.72%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 9/23/2016

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-17.10%
    1 Year-16.53%
    3 Year-14.35%
    5 Year-14.07%
    Z-Score

    As of 9/23/2016

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month-0.50
    6 Month-0.80
    1 Year-0.70
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/23/2016
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD1.77%2.05%11.44%8.93%
    2015-8.12%-4.62%-10.32%-5.63%
    20147.61%3.34%7.35%3.19%
    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 9/23/2016
    Category: Global Hybrid (Growth & Income)

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 7/31/2016
    169
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2015
    176.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 7/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 7/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Consumer Discretionary 38.14%
    Financials 31.98%
    Energy 31.42%
    Information Technology 27.44%
    Industrials 16.31%
    Health Care 15.86%
    Materials 6.18%
    TelecommunicationServices2.34%
    Consumer Staples 1.80%
    Utilities 0.59%
    Top Holdings

    As of 7/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    US Treasury Bond 5.375% 5.38 15 Feb 2031$37.75M3.14%
    US Treasury Bond 6.125% 6.13 15 Aug 2029$34.92M2.91%
    US Treasury Bond 4.75% 4.75 15 Feb 2041$27.92M2.32%
    US Treasury Note 4.75% 4.75 15 Aug 2017$20.86M1.74%
    BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund Instl 0.20 31 Dec 2049$20.82M1.73%
    US Treasury Note 4.5% 4.50 15 May 2017$20.62M1.72%
    US Treasury Note 3.125% 3.13 31 Jan 2017$20.27M1.69%
    Google Inc Class C Capital Stock$18.72M1.56%
    Ares Capital Corporation BDC$15.81M1.32%
    US Treasury Note 3.5% 3.50 15 Feb 2018$14.61M1.22%
    GNMA CMO 2.337% 2.34 16 Oct 2040$14.22M1.18%
    Credit Quality

    As of 7/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 7/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 84.95%
    Global 7.53%
    China 3.90%
    India 2.26%
    Singapore 1.10%
    South Korea 0.82%
    Netherlands 0.57%
    Canada 0.41%
    Denmark 0.35%
    UK 0.06%
    Japan 0.04%
    Other Countries -1.99%

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