|Estimated Amountsof Current MonthlyDistribution pershare ($)||Estimated Amountsof Current MonthlyDistribution pershare (%)||Estimated Amountsof Fiscal Year toDate CumulativeDistributions pershare ($)||Estimated Amountsof Fiscal Year toDate CumulativeDistributions pershare (%)|
|Net Realized Short-Term Capital Gains||-||-||-||-|
|Net Realized Long-Term Capital Gains||-||-||-||-|
|Return of Capital||$0.0017||5%||$0.0052||5%|
|Total (per commonshare)||$0.0350||100%||$0.1050||100%|
The amounts and sources of distributions reported in this 19(a) Notice are only estimates and are not being provided for tax reporting purposes. The final determination of the source of all distributions in 2011 will be made after year-end. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will depend upon the Fund’s investment experience during the remainder of the fiscal year and may be subject to change based on tax regulations. The Fund will send you a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.The following table provides information regarding the Fund’s total return performance based on net asset value (NAV) over various time periods as well as the Fund’s annualized and cumulative distribution rates.
|Average Annual Total Return on NAV for the 5 Year Period Ending 01/31/11||9.80%|
|Current Fiscal Period’s Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV 1||5.82%|
|Fiscal Year to Date (11/01/2010 to 01/31/2011)|
|Cumulative Total Return on NAV||0.85%|
|Cumulative Distribution Rate on NAV 1||1.45%|
|1 Based on the Fund’s NAV as of January 31, 2011.|
The payment of distributions in accordance with the Distribution Policy may result in a decrease in the Fund’s net assets. A decrease in the Fund’s net assets may cause an increase in the Fund’s annual operating expenses and a decrease in the Fund’s market price per share to the extent the market price correlates closely to the Fund’s net asset value per share. The Distribution Policy may also negatively affect the Fund’s investment activities to the extent that the Fund is required to hold larger cash positions than it typically would hold or to the extent that the Fund must liquidate securities that it would not have sold or hold securities that it would liquidate, for the purpose of paying the distribution. The Distribution Policy may, under certain circumstances, cause the amounts of taxable distributions to exceed the levels required to be distributed under the Code ( i.e., to the extent the Fund has capital losses in any taxable year, such losses may be carried forward to reduce the amount of capital gains required to be distributed in future years; if distributions in a year exceed the amount minimally required to be distributed under the tax rules, such excess will be taxable as ordinary income to the extent loss carryforwards reduce the required amount of capital gains distributions in that year). The Fund’s Board of Directors has the right to amend, suspend or terminate the Distribution Policy at any time. The amendment, suspension or termination of the Distribution Policy may affect the Fund’s market price per share. Investors should consult their tax advisor regarding federal, state and local tax considerations that may be applicable in their particular circumstances.Circular 230 disclosure: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the U.S. Treasury, we inform you that any U.S. tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.
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