KKR Income Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE:KIO) today announced that its portfolio holdings information as of August 31, 2013 is now available at www.kkrfunds.com/kio by clicking on Portfolio Holdings. The Fund is a newly organized, non-diversified, closed-end management investment company with no operating history. Investors should consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The investment return, price, yields, market value and net asset value (NAV) of the Fund's shares will fluctuate with market conditions. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their NAV, which may increase an investor’s risk of loss. There is no assurance that the Fund will meet its investment objectives. An investment in the Fund is not appropriate for all investors and is not intended to be a complete investment program. The Fund is designed as a long-term investment and not as a trading vehicle. Investors should carefully review and consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, and it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Please see the Fund’s prospectus for more risk information. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements that may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are "forward-looking statements." The forward-looking statements are based on the Fund’s and KKR's beliefs, assumptions and expectations of its future performance, taking into account all information currently available to it. These beliefs, assumptions and expectations can change as a result of many possible events or factors, not all of which are known to the Fund or KKR or are within their control. The Fund and KKR do not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date on which such statements were made except as required by law.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/5/15, KKR Income Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 2/23/15. As a percentage of KIO's recent stock price of $16.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of KKR Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when KIO shares open for trading on 2/5/15.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/8/15, KKR Income Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 1/26/15. As a percentage of KIO's recent stock price of $16.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of KKR Income Opportunities Fund to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when KIO shares open for trading on 1/8/15.
The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. KKR Income Opportunities Fund presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.