Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31, 2019

April 25, 2019


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYSE: IGI) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2019.

Investment Objectives: The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide current income and then to liquidate and distribute substantially all of the Fund’s net assets to stockholders on or about December 2, 2024. Capital appreciation is a secondary investment objective.

Investment Strategy: The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade corporate fixed income securities of varying maturities.

Portfolio Composition*:

Asset Allocation


Investment Grade Corporate Bonds


High Yield Corporate Bonds


Emerging Market


Corporates External Currency


Sovereign Debt External Currency


Sovereign Debt Local Currency




Bank Loans





Credit Quality Allocation **

AAA 2.1%
AA 4.7%
A 32.2%
BBB 48.1%
BB 7.3%
B 5.2%
D 0.4%

Top Ten Investment Grade Industries

Banking 21.6%
Energy 13.2%
Communications 11.5%
Consumer Non Cyclical 10.7%
Insurance 5.9%
Capital Goods 4.7%
Electric 4.1%
Consumer Cyclical 2.5%
Technology 1.8%
REITs 1.6%

Top Five High Yield Industries

Finance Companies 2.4%
Banking 2.2%
Consumer Non Cyclical 1.3%
Basic Industry 1.0%
Communications 0.9%

Average Life (years)


Effective Duration (years)


Average Coupon (%)


Portfolio Statistics:


Inception Date

June 26, 2009

Inception Price

$ 20.00

Total Assets***

$ 218,464,258



Preferred Shares****


Reverse Repos****


Market Price

$ 20.05


$ 20.17

(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XIGIX.)


Distribution Amount

    $0.0850 per share


Monthly (declared monthly, 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.
** Credit quality is a measure of a bond issuer's ability to repay interest and principal in a timely manner. The credit ratings shown are based on each portfolio security’s rating as provided by Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and/or Fitch Ratings, Ltd. and typically range from AAA (highest) to D (lowest), or an equivalent and/or similar rating. For this purpose, when two or more of the agencies have assigned differing ratings to a security, the highest rating is used. Securities that are unrated by all three agencies are reflected as such. The credit quality of the investments in the Fund's portfolio does not apply to the stability or safety of the Fund. These ratings are updated monthly and may change over time. Please note, the Fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency.
*** The Fund will not leverage its capital structure by issuing senior securities such as preferred shares or debt instruments. The Fund will also not borrow money for the purpose of leverage. The Fund may invest in reverse repurchase agreements and/or other instruments which can increase the risks and volatility of the Fund.
**** Percentages are based on total assets. If the Fund employs leverage, the Effective Duration is based on net assets.

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., a non-diversified closed-end investment management company, is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the advisor.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal. Investment return and the value of shares will fluctuate.

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.

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


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