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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
2.47% -7.03% 130.29M 20911.60
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
3.73% 62.00% 17.84M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund seeks to achieve its objectives by investing, the Fund will invest: (1) at most 60% of its net assets in securities of U.S. issuers; and (2) at least 40% of its net assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers, unless market conditions are not deemed favorable by the Manager, in which case, the Fund would invest at least 30% of its net assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers; and 3) the Fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets in securities issued by real estate companies (including real estate investment trusts and real estate industry operating companies).
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style Low Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Allocation
Category Name World Allocation
Category Index Morningstar Gbl Allocation TR USD
Prospectus Objective World Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name Delaware Funds by Macquarie
Prospectus Benchmark Index
No benchmark 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Babak Zenouzi 14.52 yrs
Damon Andres 14.52 yrs
Liu-Er Chen 14.52 yrs
Nikhil Lalvani 14.52 yrs
Roger Early 14.01 yrs
Ned Gary 13.51 yrs
Wayne Anglace 11.85 yrs
Craig Dembek 9.09 yrs
John McCarthy 9.09 yrs
Paul Matlack 9.09 yrs
Adam Brown 5.44 yrs
Åsa Annerstedt 2.84 yrs
Claus Juul 2.84 yrs
Jens Hansen 2.84 yrs
Klaus Petersen 2.84 yrs
Sharon Hill 2.84 yrs
Christopher Gowlland 2.44 yrs
Benjamin Leung 0.94 yrs
Scot Thompson 0.94 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of January 18, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
-9.69%
17.89%
26.88%
-20.62%
33.62%
2.48%
12.46%
0.39%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-3.91%
-4.32%
20.47%
15.74%
15.34%
45.05%
-33.24%
39.69%
-1.97%
-11.86%
1.11%
20.51%
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35.92%
-2.65%
32.87%
-2.55%
3.39%
-1.26%
32.72%
-15.86%
43.62%
10.16%
33.05%
-2.90%
-3.81%
7.12%
33.58%
-19.16%
50.97%
6.45%
37.14%
-2.03%
As of January 18, 2022.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-19-22) 3.73%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.70
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Bond
Current Yield 4.92%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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Average Price Upgrade
As of November 30, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/29/2007
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 6/26/2007
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

Asset Allocation

As of November 30, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash -37.40% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 49.43% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 57.56% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 11.31% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 1.90% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 17.20% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Diageo PLC
2.69% -- --
Nestle SA
2.21% -- --
Novo Nordisk A/S Class B
1.93% -- --
The Swatch Group AG Bearer Shares
1.82% -- --
Air Liquide SA
1.81% -- --
Roche Holding AG
1.76% -- --
Amadeus IT Group SA A
1.72% -- --
Smith & Nephew PLC
1.64% -- --
Securitas AB Class B
1.61% -- --
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV
1.57% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund seeks to achieve its objectives by investing, the Fund will invest: (1) at most 60% of its net assets in securities of U.S. issuers; and (2) at least 40% of its net assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers, unless market conditions are not deemed favorable by the Manager, in which case, the Fund would invest at least 30% of its net assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers; and 3) the Fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets in securities issued by real estate companies (including real estate investment trusts and real estate industry operating companies).
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style Low Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Allocation
Broad Category Allocation
Category Name World Allocation
Category Index Morningstar Gbl Allocation TR USD
Prospectus Objective World Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name Delaware Funds by Macquarie
Prospectus Benchmark Index
No benchmark 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Babak Zenouzi 14.52 yrs
Damon Andres 14.52 yrs
Liu-Er Chen 14.52 yrs
Nikhil Lalvani 14.52 yrs
Roger Early 14.01 yrs
Ned Gary 13.51 yrs
Wayne Anglace 11.85 yrs
Craig Dembek 9.09 yrs
John McCarthy 9.09 yrs
Paul Matlack 9.09 yrs
Adam Brown 5.44 yrs
Åsa Annerstedt 2.84 yrs
Claus Juul 2.84 yrs
Jens Hansen 2.84 yrs
Klaus Petersen 2.84 yrs
Sharon Hill 2.84 yrs
Christopher Gowlland 2.44 yrs
Benjamin Leung 0.94 yrs
Scot Thompson 0.94 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-19-22) 3.73%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.70
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
Weighted Median ROA Upgrade
Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 4.92%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of November 30, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/29/2007
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 6/26/2007
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

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