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Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund  as of 06/15/2021

NYSE / GPM Asset Class:  Diversified Equity Fds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  47.35%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 11.10% 14.79% 70.95% 34.59%
Lipper Pct. Rank 63 63 13 9
NAV Return 10.66% 13.00% 55.03% 21.62%
Lipper Pct. Rank 69 62 23 28
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-4.519% -3.518% -11.510%

NAV $8.70 Market Price $8.55
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.07
Premium/Discount -1.72%
1 YR NAV Return 55.027%
1 YR NAV Rank 23
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.65%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.60%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.120
Ex-Div Date 3/12/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.233
Ex-Div Date 12/13/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.120
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 8/25/2005
Fund Advisor Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors LLC
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-345-7999
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2021 $423.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2020 31.15%
Portfolio Turnover 34.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.196%
Expense Ratio 2.010%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks a high level of current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will purchase equity securities and attempt to identify under-performing stocks in the S&P 500 Index and will sell the securities short on behalf of the Fund.
Top Holdings (as of 12/31/2020)
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 15.09%
Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 15.03%
iShares Russell 2000 ETF 14.96%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ORD 0.25%
Cadence Design Systems Inc ORD 0.22%
First Republic Bank ORD 0.22%
Fortinet Inc ORD 0.22%
NRG Energy Inc ORD 0.22%
Tesla Inc ORD 0.22%
Top Sectors (as of 12/31/2020)
Technology 25.33%
Financials 24.91%
Industrials 22.46%
Consumer Services 19.67%
Health Care 16.38%
Consumer Goods 15.22%
Utilities 6.51%
Oil & Gas 5.30%
Basic Materials 4.54%
Non Classified Equity 2.09%

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