Western Asset Infl-Linked Opps & Inc Fd:WIW

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

    52 Wk Avg$12.60$13.88-9.29%
    52 Wk High$13.93$14.89-4.16%
    52 Wk Low$10.09$11.69-15.47%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate6.29%
    Distribution Amount$0.0415
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    To provide current income. Capital appreciation, when consistent with current income. Under normal market conditions and at the time of purchase, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its total managed assets in inflation-linked securities. The Fund may invest up to 100% of its total managed assets in non-U.S. dollar investments. The Fund may also invest up to 40% of its total managed assets in below investment grade securities.

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/3/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$1,128.104M
    Total Common Assets:$727.479M
    Common Shares Outstanding:61,184,134

    As of 7/1/2022

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $400.625M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (USD): $400.625M
    Effective Leverage (%): 35.51%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 11/30/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.52%
    Other Expenses:0.24%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.56%
    Total: 1.32%
    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: WIW
    NAV Ticker: XWIWX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 135,555
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.683M
    Inception Date: 2/27/2004
    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-10.27%
    1 Year-9.29%
    3 Year-11.58%
    5 Year-11.78%

    As of 7/4/2022

    3 Month0.19
    6 Month-0.50
    1 Year-1.06
    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
    7.56 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)109.00%
    Corporate (Super Sector)9.77%
    Corporate Bond9.52%
    Securitized (Super Sector)8.42%
    Government Commercial Mortgage Backed3.66%
    Asset Backed2.95%
    Agency Mortgage Backed1.61%
    Derivative (Super Sector)0.30%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    United States Treasury Bonds 3.875%$128.27M16.92%
    United States Treasury Bonds 2%$118.96M15.69%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.625%$102.16M13.48%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.125%$87.99M11.61%
    United States Treasury Bonds 1.375%$64.60M8.52%
    Cayman Vehicle Associated With Claymore Portfolios 4010$62.15M8.20%
    United States Treasury Bonds 0.75%$47.64M6.29%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.625%$102.16M13.48%
    United States Treasury Notes 0.125%$87.99M11.61%
    United States Treasury Bonds 2.5%$32.87M4.34%
    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 Income114.78%
    Others - Fixed Income2.35%
    Brazil - Fixed Income2.14%
    Mexico - Fixed Income2.05%
    Indonesia - Fixed Income1.67%
    Canada - Fixed Income1.13%
    Chile - Fixed Income0.77%
    Switzerland - Fixed Income0.68%
    Peru - Fixed Income0.48%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income0.44%
    Australia - Fixed Income0.32%
    Russia - Fixed Income0.27%
    Argentina - Fixed Income0.20%

    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.


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