Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Announces Financial Position as of August 31, 2020

NEW YORK--()--Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYSE: MTT) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of August 31, 2020.

Current Q Previous Q Prior Yr Q
August 31, 2020 May 31, 2020 August 31, 2019
Total Net Assets

$

254,198,858

$

244,816,067

$

261,938,394

NAV Per Share of Common Stock (a)

$

20.84

$

20.07

$

21.48

Market Price Per Share

$

20.26

$

19.51

$

21.49

Premium / (Discount)

 

(2.78)%

 

(2.79)%

 

0.05%

Outstanding Shares

 

12,200,435

 

12,200,435

 

12,193,929

 
Total Net Investment Income (b)

$

1,869,302

$

1,879,066

$

2,076,907

Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (b)

$

9,398,456

$

(19,924,911)

$

5,977,974

Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (b)

$

11,267,758

$

(18,045,845)

$

8,054,881

 
Earnings per Common Share Outstanding
Total Net Investment Income (b)

$

0.15

$

0.15

$

0.17

Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (b)

$

0.77

$

(1.63)

$

0.49

$

-

$

-

$

-

Net Increase (Decrease)in Net Assets From Operations (b)

$

0.92

$

(1.48)

$

0.66

 
Undistributed Net Investment Income (c)

$

(1,026,667)

$

(1,011,002)

$

(430,401)

Undistributed Net Investment Income
Per Share (c)

$

(0.08)

$

(0.08)

$

(0.04)

Footnotes:

(a) NAVs are calculated as of the close of business on the last business day in the periods indicated above.
(b) For the quarter indicated.
(c) As of the date indicated above.

This financial data is unaudited.

The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year as an exhibit to its reports on Form N-PORT. These reports are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. To obtain information on Forms N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.

On July 31, 2020, Franklin Resources, Inc. (“Franklin Resources”) acquired Legg Mason, Inc. (“Legg Mason”) in an all-cash transaction. As a result of the transaction, Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, previously a wholly owned-subsidiary of Legg Mason, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources.

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

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. Franklin Resources and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.

Category: Financials

Source: Franklin Resources, Inc.

Contacts

Investor Contact: Fund Investor Services 1-888-777-0102

Contacts

Investor Contact: Fund Investor Services 1-888-777-0102