PRESS RELEASE


Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of March 31, 2018


May 22, 2018

 

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: DMO) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of March 31, 2018.

             
Current Q Previous Q Prior Yr Q
March 31, 2018 December 31, 2017 March 31, 2017
Total Assets (a) $ 327,701,892 $ 330,416,574 $ 329,563,749
Total Net Assets (a) $ 223,069,595 $ 222,333,091 $ 219,498,746
NAV Per Share of Common Stock (b) $ 21.33 $ 21.27 $ 21.02
Market Price Per Share $ 24.43 $ 24.67 $ 23.70
Premium / (Discount) 14.53% 15.98% 12.75%
Outstanding Shares 10,460,013 10,454,880 10,443,647
 
Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 4,435,483 $ 3,536,002 $ 4,035,897
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c) $ 3,025,234 $ 1,820,461 $ 6,624,414
Net Increase/(Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c) $ 7,460,717 $ 5,356,463 $ 10,660,311
 

Earnings per Common Share Outstanding

Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 0.42 $ 0.34 $ 0.39
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c) $ 0.29 $ 0.17 $ 0.63
Net Increase/(Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c) $ 0.71 $ 0.51 $ 1.02
 
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income (d) $ 9,256,403 $ 11,670,770 $ 16,538,308
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment
Income Per Share (d) $ 0.88 $ 1.12 $ 1.58
 
Loan Outstanding (d) $ 101,750,000 $ 101,750,000 $ 101,750,000
 
 
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 period indicated above.
Amount revised from the press release dated May 15, 2017.
 

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 Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc., a non-diversified, limited term, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (“LMPFA”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. (“Legg Mason”) and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company (“Western Asset”), an affiliate of the investment manager.

For more information about the Fund, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Fund’s complete audited financial statements are available free of charge upon request.

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.

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