Gabelli Equity:GAB

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    Overview

    As of 2/21/2020

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$6.23$6.013.66%
    52 Wk Avg$6.12$5.844.79%
    52 Wk High$6.32$6.1110.29%
    52 Wk Low$5.76$5.360.82%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate9.63%
    Distribution Amount$0.1500
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    To achieve long-term growth of capital primarily through investment in equity securities, with income being a secondary objective. The Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities. The Fund may invest, from time to time, in shares of other investment companies. It may purchase or write call or put options on securities or indices. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities, for which the markets are illiquid. The Fund invests in various industries, including food and beverage, financial services, energy and utilities, telecommunications, healthcare, diversified industrial, consumer products, publishing, entertainment, cable and satellite, hotels and gaming, and equipment and supplies.

    Capital Structure

    As of 2/21/2020

    Total Investment Exposure:$1,946.640M
    Total Common Assets:$1,533.726M
    Common Shares Outstanding:255,195,756
    Leverage

    As of 12/31/2018

    Preferred Share Assets: $412.913M
    Total Debt (USD):
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $412.913M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $412.913M
    Effective Leverage (%): 21.21%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2019

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.00%
    Other Expenses:0.27%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.27%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Gabelli

    Portfolio Managers
    Zahid Siddique, Mario J. Gabelli

    Basics
    Category: Equity-U.S. Equity
    Ticker: GAB
    NAV Ticker: XGABX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 553,529
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $3.384M
    Inception Date: 8/21/1986
    Inception Share Price: $10.00
    Inception NAV: $9.35
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 2/21/2020

    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 6/30/2019
    -$0.0109
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 2/21/2020
    9.98%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 2/21/2020
    9.79%
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 2/21/2020
    21.21%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 2/21/2020

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month5.31%
    1 Year4.79%
    3 Year0.53%
    5 Year-1.97%
    Z-Score

    As of 2/21/2020

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month-0.35
    6 Month-0.86
    1 Year-0.58
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 2/21/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF US Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD-0.82%-2.21%-0.23%-1.77%
    201932.17%24.03%31.73%26.91%
    2018-8.70%-10.17%-11.90%-10.13%
    201725.16%24.40%22.72%19.06%
    201615.92%13.66%13.79%12.38%
    2015-8.47%-6.85%-7.45%-6.29%
    2014-7.09%2.19%24.05%7.38%
    201352.54%41.90%37.23%30.01%
    201223.79%19.21%16.19%14.79%
    2011-2.38%-1.45%-2.63%-1.36%
    201024.31%27.93%22.35%18.15%
    200962.98%45.06%50.91%28.82%
    2008-54.68%-49.01%-41.61%-37.74%
    20078.21%7.60%  
    200629.56%28.37%  
    20051.32%3.61%  
    200424.12%20.14%  
    200328.85%41.41%  
    2002-29.60%-20.54%  
    200110.27%-4.54%  
    20002.05%-4.64%  
    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 2/21/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF US Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 9/30/2019
    516
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2019
    17.10%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 9/30/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 9/30/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Sensitive (Super Sector)38.74%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)38.16%
    Industrials24.43%
    Defensive (Super Sector)22.51%
    Consumer Cyclical18.93%
    Consumer Defensive15.77%
    Financial Services14.24%
    Communication Services7.13%
    Healthcare5.44%
    Technology4.98%
    Top Holdings

    As of 9/30/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Mastercard Inc A$65.45M3.54%
    Rollins Inc$63.37M3.43%
    Honeywell International Inc$48.56M2.63%
    American Express Co$39.62M2.14%
    AMETEK Inc$36.54M1.98%
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc A$35.24M1.91%
    IDEX Corp$33.92M1.84%
    Swedish Match AB$33.37M1.81%
    Deere & Co$29.52M1.60%
    Texas Instruments Inc$28.95M1.57%
    Credit Quality

    As of 9/30/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 9/30/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity82.78%
    United Kingdom - Equity3.34%
    France - Equity2.62%
    Canada - Equity2.01%
    Sweden - Equity1.93%
    Japan - Equity1.74%
    Switzerland - Equity1.17%
    Mexico - Equity0.97%
    Italy - Equity0.68%
    Denmark - Equity0.64%
    Hong Kong - Equity0.44%
    Netherlands - Equity0.38%
    Colombia - Equity0.27%
    Spain - Equity0.25%
    Germany - Equity0.19%
    Brazil - Equity0.10%
    Russia - Equity0.09%
    South Africa - Equity0.03%
    Greece - Equity0.03%
    Singapore - Equity0.02%
    Poland - Equity0.02%
    Argentina - Equity0.01%
    Others - Equity0.01%
    Israel - Equity0.01%
    Hungary - Equity0.01%
    Australia - Equity0.00%
    Czech Republic - Equity0.00%
    Austria - Equity0.00%
    Norway - Equity0.00%
    Turkey - Equity0.00%
    China - Equity0.00%
    Chile - Equity0.00%
    Taiwan - Equity0.00%
    Indonesia - Equity0.00%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.

    NOTES:

    Distribution type sourced from Morningstar. In general, managed distributions may be sourced from net investment income, realized gains and return of capital. CEFConnect.com does not undertake to disclose specific information about closed-end fund distribution sources. For specific information about a fund's distribution sources, visit the fund sponsor's website.

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