Western Asset Premier Bond FundPortfolio Compositionas of March 31, 2013
Investment Objective: The Fund's investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade bonds.
Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
High Yield Corporate Bonds
Cash & Other Securities
Credit Quality Allocation**
Top Ten Investment Grade Industries
Top Five High Yield Industries
Consumer Non Cyclical
Average Life (years)
Effective Duration (years)
Average Coupon (%)
March 28, 2002
(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XWEAX.)
$0.1000 per share
(declared monthly, paid monthly)
* Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here
** Credit quality is a measure of a bond issuer's ability to repay interest and
*** The difference between total assets and net assets, if any, is due primarily to the
**** Percentages based on total assets.
Dividends and distributions represent past performance. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and there is no guarantee that dividends and distributions will continue.
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund, a diversified closed-end investment management company, is advised by Western Asset Management Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Ltd, affiliates of the adviser.
An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal. Investment return and the value of shares will fluctuate. Fixed income securities are subject to credit risk, inflation risk, call risk, and interest rate risks. As interest rates rise, bond prices fall, reducing the value of the Fund's share price.
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 Relations at 888-777-0102 or consult the Fund's web site at www.leggmason.com/cef.
Fund Investor Relations
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