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Highland Global Allocation Fund:HGLB

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    As of 12/6/2019

    52 Wk Avg $13.91 
    52 Wk High$15.65$15.29 
    52 Wk Low$8.56$11.52 
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate14.55%
    Distribution Amount$0.1060
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The investment objective of the Fund is to seek long-term growth of capital and future income (future income means the ability to pay dividends in the future).

    Capital Structure

    As of 12/6/2019

    Total Investment Exposure:$268.248M
    Total Common Assets:$268.248M
    Common Shares Outstanding:23,285,451
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 9/30/2019

      Per Common Share
    Management FeesN/A
    Other Expenses:N/A
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: N/A
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    James D. Dondero

    Category: Hybrid-Global Allocation
    Ticker: HGLB
    NAV Ticker: XHGLX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): M
    Inception Date: 1/5/1998
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV:
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: September 30
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    As of 12/6/2019

    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 3/31/2019
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 12/6/2019
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 12/6/2019
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 12/6/2019
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 12/6/2019

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 12/7/2019

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-22.16%
    1 Year 
    3 Year 
    5 Year 

    As of 12/6/2019

    3 Month-0.17
    6 Month-0.82
    1 Year 
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 12/6/2019
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Global Allocation

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD -9.18%27.24%18.81%
    2018 1.32%-18.78%-12.01%
    2017 -0.27%28.74%18.14%
    2016 34.09%8.69%9.54%
    2015 -26.25%-7.10%-4.69%
    2014 11.54%7.81%6.00%
    2013 28.76%21.98%22.48%
    2012 13.48%18.62%18.00%
    2011 -1.20%-4.51%-3.46%
    2010 11.41%28.97%26.03%
    2009 25.78%62.84%38.80%
    2008 -33.04%-49.30%-44.22%
    2007 9.49%-9.06%1.91%
    2006 18.57%  
    2005 4.01%  
    2004 8.95%  
    2003 23.88%  
    2002 -17.48%  
    2001 -8.88%  
    2000 0.25%  
    1999 18.78%  
    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 12/6/2019
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Global Allocation

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 12/6/2019
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 10/31/2019
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 10/31/2019
    Asset Allocation

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sensitive (Super Sector)47.60%
    Defensive (Super Sector)28.78%
    Government (Super Sector)12.01%
    Securitized (Super Sector)10.27%
    Communication Services8.60%
    Preferred Stock6.54%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)6.35%
    Top Holdings

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Vistra Energy Corp$98.09M46.26%
    TerreStar Corp$47.13M22.23%
    Argentina (Republic of) 2.5%$25.17M11.87%
    Energy Transfer LP$18.87M8.90%
    Terrestar Term Loan D$14.46M6.82%
    Stryker Corp$-14.81M-6.99%
    Netflix Inc$-20.02M-9.44%
    Boston Scientific Corp$-20.44M-9.64%
    E-mini S&P 500 Dec19$-63.75M-30.06%
    Bnp Loan Outstanding$-100.10M-47.20%
    Credit Quality

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 10/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity66.21%
    Argentina - Fixed Income12.01%
    Brazil - Equity11.28%
    Canada - Equity3.02%
    Argentina - Equity1.59%
    Others - Fixed Income1.53%
    France - Equity1.35%
    China - Equity0.01%
    Australia - Equity0.00%
    Norway - Equity0.00%
    Hong Kong - Equity0.00%
    Greece - Equity0.00%
    Czech Republic - Equity0.00%
    Germany - Equity0.00%
    Israel - Equity0.00%
    Taiwan - Equity0.00%
    Others - Equity0.00%
    Russia - Equity-0.01%
    Singapore - Equity-0.02%
    Sweden - Equity-0.03%
    United Kingdom - Equity-0.03%
    Switzerland - Equity-0.05%
    Japan - Equity-1.76%
    United States - Fixed Income-21.77%

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