Nuveen Pref Securities Income:JPS


    As of 3/29/2017

    52 Wk Avg$9.30$9.56-2.76%
    52 Wk High$9.70$9.912.34%
    52 Wk Low$8.39$9.17-10.93%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate7.82%
    Distribution Amount$0.0620
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income consistent with capital preservation. Its secondary objective is to enhance portfolio value.

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/29/2017

    Total Net Assets:$2,955.266M
    Total Common Assets:$2,009.539M
    Common Shares Outstanding:203,807,231

    As of 1/31/2017

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $797.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $797.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 28.75%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $947.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 32.41%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 7/31/2016

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.17%
    Other Expenses:0.09%
    Baseline Expense: 1.26%
    Interest Expense:0.50%
    Total: 1.75%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Nuveen Fund Advisors

    Portfolio Managers
    L. Phillip Jacoby IV (24 Sep 2002) / Mark Lieb (24 Sep 2002)

    Category: Taxable Income-Preferreds
    Ticker: JPS
    NAV Ticker: XJPSX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): M
    Inception Date: 9/24/2002
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $14.30
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: July 31
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    As of 3/29/2017

    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 2/28/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/29/2017
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 2/28/2017
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/29/2017

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 3/29/2017

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-3.69%
    1 Year-2.76%
    3 Year-6.04%
    5 Year-5.73%

    As of 3/29/2017

    3 Month-0.90
    6 Month0.10
    1 Year-0.30
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/29/2017
    Category: Preferreds 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 3/29/2017
    Category: Preferreds Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 2/28/2017
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 7/31/2016
    Average Priced To Date:
    As of 2/28/2017
    Asset Allocation

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    DiversBanks 38.84%
    Insurance 19.39%
    Capital Markets 8.60%
    Net Other Assets 5.93%
    Regl Banks 5.47%
    Diversified Financial Ser3.90%
    OtheDivFinlSvcs 3.07%
    Wireless Telecommunicatio2.57%
    Indl Conglomer 2.45%
    Electric Utilities 2.23%
    Call Exposure

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Holdings

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Net Other Assets$175.39M5.93%
    Cash Equivalent (State Street Repo)$114.14M3.86%
    Lloyds Bkg Grp FRN 7.50 31 Dec 2049$74.85M2.53%
    General Elec FRN 5.00 19 Jan 2066$72.33M2.45%
    Hsbc Hldgs Cv FRN 6.88 01 Jun 2066$71.24M2.41%
    Centaur Fdg Pfd 144A 21 Apr 2020$68.03M2.30%
    Royal Bk Of Scotland Cv FRN 7.50 30 Sep 2065$63.54M2.15%
    Pnc Finl Svcs Grp Pfd 6.12$61.67M2.09%
    Societe Generale 144A FRN 8.00 29 Dec 2049$61.32M2.07%
    Jpmorgan Chase FRN 6.75 31 Dec 2049$59.81M2.02%
    Credit Suisse Intl 144A FRN 7.50 31 Dec 2049$55.53M1.88%
    Credit Quality

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 2/28/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 5/9/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
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