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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition As Of December 31, 2012

Stocks in this article: ESD

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (NYSE: ESD) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2012.

Investment Objective: The Fund’s primary investment objective is total return. The Fund’s secondary objective is high current income.

Asset Allocation

     
Emerging Market Debt 96.8%
Sovereign Debt External Currency 60.3%
Sovereign Debt Local Currency 10.6%
Corporates External Currency 26.0%
Investment Grade Corporate Bonds 2.0%
Cash & Other Securities 1.2%
 

Credit Quality Allocation **

AA 1.2%
A 15.6%
BBB 62.1%
BB 5.6%
B 13.3%
CC 1.1%
Not Rated 1.2%
 

Top Ten Emerging Market Countries

Mexico 17.2%
Brazil 15.7%
Russia 12.3%
Venezuela 10.2%
Turkey 8.5%
Peru 6.6%
Indonesia 6.2%
Columbia 6.0%
Chile 2.9%
Poland 2.9%
 

Currency Allocation

US Dollars 89.3%
Brazilian Reals 4.6%
Mexican Pesos 4.1%
Peruvian Nuevos Soles 1.1%
Indonesian Rupiahs 0.8%
Malaysian Ringgits 0.1%
Average Life (years) 12.3
Average Effective Duration (years) 7.8
Average Coupon (%) 7
 

Portfolio Statistics:

 
Inception Date December 1, 2003
Inception Price $20.00
Total Assets*** $692,730,076
Net Assets $689,337,239
Loans 0.00%
Preferred Shares 0.00%
Reverse Repos 0.00%
 
Market Price $21.80
NAV $22.42
(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XESDX.)
 
Distribution Rate**** $0.120 per share
Frequency Monthly (Declared quarterly, paid monthly)

* Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here for informational purposes only. They are subject to change at any time. Negative allocations and allocations in excess of 100%, if any, are primarily due to the Fund's unsettled trade activity.

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