Closed-End Funds

CEF

Nuveen Quality Preferred Income Fund 2 (NYSE: JPS)

Asset Allocation

As of 10/31/2014

Fund Characteristics

As of 10/31/2014 
# of Holdings 237
% Foreign Holdings 36.8%
Avg. Coupon *6.75%
Avg. Effective Duration *5.56
Avg. Leverage-Adjusted Effective Duration *7.72

Effective duration can be measured differently by different analytics tools used by Nuveen or the fund sub-adviser. The effective duration measures presented here may differ from those used by portfolio teams to manage the portfolios, or in other presentations describing these portfolios. Also, this effective duration measure may differ from that used by other fund sponsors, so effective durations of funds in different fund complexes may not be directly comparable.

Call Exposure

As of 10/31/2014

For the 99.02% of the portfolio invested in debt securities.


Percentages reflect the percentage of fund managed assets callable in the timeframe relative to the “as of” date shown. The "Next 12 months" figure (if shown) includes the percentage of the fund’s assets that are currently callable, as well as callable in the next 12 months.

Securities subject to call may not be called.

Credit Quality

As of 10/31/2014


Ratings shown are the highest rating given by one of the following national rating agencies: Standard & Poor’s Group, Moody’s Investor Services, Inc. or Fitch, Inc. Credit ratings are subject to change. AAA, AA, A, and BBB are investment grade ratings; BB, B, CCC, CC, C and D are below-investment grade ratings. Bonds backed by U.S. Government or agency securities are given an implied rating equal to the rating of such securities. Holdings designated N/R are not rated by these national rating agencies.

Maturity Breakdown

As of 10/31/2014

Top 10 Issuers

As of 10/31/2014
Issuer% Portfolio
MetLife Inc: Taxable Debt
4.0%
General Electric C: Capital Corporatio
3.5%
JP Morgan Chase & Company: Taxable Debt
3.4%
Wells Fargo and Company: Taxable Debt
3.3%
PNC Financial Services Gr: Taxable Debt
3.3%
HSBC Holdings PLC: Taxable Debt
3.1%
Aegon NV: Taxable Debt
2.7%
Vodafone Group Public Limited Com: Debt
2.7%
Prudential Financial Inc: Taxable Debt
2.4%
ING Groep NV: Taxable Debt
2.3%

Top 5 Industries

As of 10/31/2014
Industry% Portfolio
Banks
33.8%
Insurance
33.1%
Capital Markets
7.1%
Real Estate Investment Trust
5.4%
Electric Utilities
4.1%

Holdings may vary and are subject to change without notice.

Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

An investment in this fund presents a number of risks and is not suitable for all investors. Investors should carefully review and consider potential risks before investing. For more detailed information on the specific risks associated with this fund, please view the Overview tab.

NOTES

Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.

Relative to the fund's total managed assets.

* For the percentage of the portfolio invested in debt securities.

Fund data is updated daily, monthly, and quarterly, depending on the specific data point. Click HERE for the update schedule.

Frequency Data included
Daily all funds: Market price, NAV, premium/discount, annualized distribution rates on market price and NAV
Monthly all funds: Assets, leverage, expenses, total return performance, distribution amounts, earnings & UNII
Monthly certain funds: Municipal bond fund holdings and portfolio information
Monthly certain funds, with 1-month lag: Taxable fund holdings and portfolio information except JCE, NSL, JFR and JRO; and % AMT for municipal bond funds
Quarterly certain funds: JCE, NSL, JFR, and JRO holdings and portfolio information, tax characteristic estimates for distributions from funds paying quarterly distributions
Quarterly all funds: SEC filings (annual shareholder report, semi-annual shareholder report, or 10-Q filing)
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