TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2013) - Premium Income Corporation (TSX:PIC.A) (TSX:PIC.PR.A) today announces results for the year ended October 31, 2013. Net income during the year was $21.7 million or $2.23 per Class A share. Net assets as of October 31, 2013 were $21.94 per Unit after cash distributions of $0.86 per Preferred share and $0.81 per Class A share. Each Unit consists of one Preferred share and one Class A share.
Premium Income Corporation is a mutual fund corporation, which invests in the common shares of Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada, and the Toronto Dominion Bank. The Fund employs a proprietary investment strategy, Strathbridge Selective Overwriting, to enhance the income generated by the portfolio and to reduce volatility. In addition, the Fund may write cash covered put options in respect of securities in which it is permitted to invest.
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|Statement of Financial Position||2013|| |
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|Preferred Share Distributions||(8.4||)|
|Net Investment Loss||(2.7||)|
|Net Gain on Investments||24.4|| |
|Net Income||21.7|| |
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