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Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July 31, 2014

August 28, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE:GDO) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of July 31, 2014.

   

 

   

 

   

 

Current Q

July 31, 2014

Previous Q

April 30, 2014

Prior Yr Q

July 31, 2013

Total Assets (a) $ 382,434,843 $ 399,930,548 $ 378,267,819
Total Net Assets (a) $ 313,947,211 $ 314,542,024 $ 308,458,054
NAV Per Share of Common Stock (b) $ 20.48 $ 20.52 $ 20.10
Market Price Per Share $ 18.24 $ 18.56 $ 17.96
Premium / (Discount) (10.94 )% (9.55 )% (10.65 )%
Outstanding Shares 15,327,258 15,327,258 15,346,776
 
Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 4,987,750 $ 4,441,814 $ 4,646,034
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c) $ (248,678 ) $ 5,228,236   $ (13,779,376 )
Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c) $ 4,739,072   $ 9,670,050   $ (9,133,342 )
 

Earnings per Common Share Outstanding

 

Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 0.33 $ 0.29 $ 0.30
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c) $ (0.02 ) $ 0.34   $ (0.90 )
Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c) $ 0.31   $ 0.63   $ (0.60 )
 
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income (d) $ 1,930,204 $ 2,276,341 $ 5,599,853
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income
Per Share (d) $ 0.13 $ 0.15 $ 0.36
 
Loan Outstanding (d) N/A N/A N/A
Preferred Shares Outstanding (d) N/A N/A N/A
Reverse Repurchase Agreements (d) $ 73,500,000 $ 76,000,000 $ 68,000,000
 
Footnotes:
(a)    

The difference between total assets and total net assets is due primarily to the Fund’s use of borrowings; total net assets do not include borrowings.

(b) NAVs are calculated as of the close of business on the last business day in the periods indicated above.
(c) For the quarter indicated.
(d) As of the date indicated above.
 


This financial data is unaudited.

The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year on Form N-Q. These reports are available on the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. To obtain information on Form N-Q or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.

Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment company that is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. It is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company (“WAMCo”) and certain of WAMCo’s foreign-based affiliates; WAMCo and its affiliates are also affiliates of the investment manager.

For more information, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com.

Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.




Media:

For Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc.

Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036

mrosati@leggmason.com


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