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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.18% -11.68% 1.157B 324223.1
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
7.60% 115.0% -142.13M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The primary investment objective is high current dividend income, with a secondary focus on long-term growth of capital. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of foreign and domestic companies that pay dividends. The Fund will attempt to provide high current dividend income and growth of capital using strategies focused on Dividend Capture, Value and Growth. It seeks to provide dividend income without regard to whether the dividends qualify for the reduced federal income tax rates applicable to qualified dividends under the Internal Revenue Code. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in securities in emerging markets. It may engage in short sales of securities for investment or hedging purposes. It may also short sell individual stocks.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name World Large-Stock Blend
Category Index MSCI ACWI NR USD
Prospectus Objective World Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACXUSNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Brian Hennessey 8.39 yrs
Bruce Ebnother 8.39 yrs
Joshua Duitz 8.39 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 14, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
9.61%
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8.35%
35.36%
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34.83%
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As of May 14, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-14-21) 7.60%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 24.18
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As of April 30, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of April 30, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of April 30, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.10% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 98.90% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Apple Inc 2.89% 127.45 1.98%
Microsoft Corp 2.08% 248.15 2.11%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred
1.82% -- --
RWE AG
1.76% -- --
Alphabet Inc Class C 1.75% 2316.16 2.40%
Target Corp 1.60% 211.16 1.22%
AbbVie Inc 1.59% 116.43 -0.15%
FedEx Corp 1.56% 309.43 1.99%
Enbridge Inc 1.54% 47.20 1.07%
Broadcom Inc 1.51% 441.62 2.56%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The primary investment objective is high current dividend income, with a secondary focus on long-term growth of capital. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of foreign and domestic companies that pay dividends. The Fund will attempt to provide high current dividend income and growth of capital using strategies focused on Dividend Capture, Value and Growth. It seeks to provide dividend income without regard to whether the dividends qualify for the reduced federal income tax rates applicable to qualified dividends under the Internal Revenue Code. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in securities in emerging markets. It may engage in short sales of securities for investment or hedging purposes. It may also short sell individual stocks.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name World Large-Stock Blend
Category Index MSCI ACWI NR USD
Prospectus Objective World Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACXUSNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Brian Hennessey 8.39 yrs
Bruce Ebnother 8.39 yrs
Joshua Duitz 8.39 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-14-21) 7.60%
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7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 24.18
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of April 30, 2021

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/26/2007
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 1/25/2007
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No