Western Asset Inflation-Linked Income Fd:WIA

    Manage Alerts


    As of 7/3/2022. NAV as of 7/1/2022.

    52 Wk Avg$12.78$13.72-7.11%
    52 Wk High$14.78$14.95-2.38%
    52 Wk Low$9.64$11.19-15.15%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate5.43%
    Distribution Amount$0.0307
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest in: 1. At least 80% of its total managed assets in inflation-linked securities; 2. At least 60% of its total managed assets in U.S. TIPS; and 3. No more than 40% of its total managed assets in non-U.S. dollar investments, which gives the Fund the flexibility to invest up to 40% of its total managed assets in non-U.S. dollar inflation-linked securities. It is also expected that the Fund will make expanded use of credit default swaps.

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/3/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$432.028M
    Total Common Assets:$265.640M
    Common Shares Outstanding:23,322,256

    As of 7/1/2022

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $166.387M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (USD): $166.387M
    Effective Leverage (%): 38.51%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 11/30/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.52%
    Other Expenses:0.26%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.53%
    Total: 1.31%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Franklin Templeton Investments

    Portfolio Managers
    Chia-Liang Lian, S. Kenneth Leech, Michael C. Buchanan, Frederick R. Marki

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-Investment Grade
    Ticker: WIA
    NAV Ticker: XWIAX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 43,903
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.541M
    Inception Date: 9/30/2003
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $14.30
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: November 30
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    As of 7/3/2022

    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 5/31/2021
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/3/2022
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 7/3/2022
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/3/2022

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 7/4/2022

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-9.46%
    1 Year-7.11%
    3 Year-8.92%
    5 Year-10.15%

    As of 7/4/2022

    3 Month-0.63
    6 Month-1.12
    1 Year-1.71
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Investment Grade

    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 6/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Investment Grade

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 7/1/2022
    Average Maturity:
    As of 4/30/2022
    8.33 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2022
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 11/30/2021
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 4/30/2022
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2022

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2022

    Government (Super Sector)110.76%
    Corporate (Super Sector)12.04%
    Corporate Bond11.71%
    Securitized (Super Sector)9.42%
    Asset Backed3.73%
    Government Commercial Mortgage Backed3.63%
    Agency Mortgage Backed1.63%
    Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed0.42%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    United States Treasury Bonds 3.875%$49.76M17.88%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.625%$39.99M14.37%
    United States Treasury Bonds 2%$39.65M14.25%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.125%$35.20M12.65%
    United States Treasury Bonds 1.375%$28.90M10.39%
    Cayman Vehicle Associated With Claymore Portfolios 4009$26.41M9.49%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.625%$39.99M14.37%
    United States Treasury Bonds 2.5%$15.85M5.69%
    United States Treasury Bonds 1.75%$15.20M5.46%
    United States Treasury Bonds 0.75%$12.91M4.64%
    Credit Quality

    As of 4/30/2022

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 4/30/2022

    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2022

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income120.98%
    Brazil - Fixed Income1.91%
    Canada - Fixed Income1.52%
    Indonesia - Fixed Income1.52%
    Others - Fixed Income1.43%
    Chile - Fixed Income1.03%
    Switzerland - Fixed Income0.90%
    Mexico - Fixed Income0.88%
    Australia - Fixed Income0.56%
    Peru - Fixed Income0.52%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income0.39%
    Russia - Fixed Income0.30%
    Argentina - Fixed Income0.24%
    Invalid Country - Fixed Income0.00%

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