Kayne Anderson Energy Development Co

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KED : NYSE : Financial
$17.54 up 0.05 | 0.29%
Today's Range: 17.5 - 17.8
Avg. Daily Volume: 46300.0
06/28/17 - 3:59 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:05/31/2017
  • Price as of 05/31/2017 :$18.42
  • Net Assets:$204.84 Million
  • NAV:$18.36
  • Premium0.33%
  • Peer Rank:90 of 122
  • Investment Rating:E
  • Performance:E+
  • RiskD
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We rate Kayne Anderson Engy Development Co at E. Negative factors that influence this rating include a high expense structure. The fund invests approximately 82% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Sector - Energy/Natural Res strategy.


Total return ranks well below peers over the last three years. The Kayne Anderson Engy Development Co has returned an annual rate of 4.67% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 2.42% in the last five years, -13.02% in the last three years, and 2.48% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 28% of them. It has also outpaced 8% of its competitors on a three year basis and 26% of them over the last year for the period ending 5/31/2017. On a year to date basis, KED has returned -1.97%.

Downside risk has been above average. KED has a draw down risk of -65.33%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 30.5%. This fund has experienced excessive volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 5/31/2017, the fund was trading at a price of $18.42, which is 3.0% below its 52-week high of $18.99 and 3.1% above its 52-week low of $17.87.

High expense ratio hinders performance. On total assets of $204.84 million, KED maintains a high expense ratio compared to its Sector - Energy/Natural Res peers of 4.30% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As KED is a closed end fund, it has no front end or back end load.

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