Closed-End Funds


Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund (NYSE: JCE)

Capital Structure

As of 1/31/2018
Common Net Assets$250,332,703
Total Managed Assets$250,332,703
Total Investment Exposure$250,332,703


As of 1/31/2018
Total Regulatory Leverage----
Effective Leverage----
Asset Coverage 1----


Average Leverage Costs^ 
Annualized leverage cost, based on the latest month--


Common Shares 
Shares Outstanding16,021,686
Avg. Daily Volume (in shares)68,914

Fund Basics

Inception Date3/27/2007
Inception NAV$19.10
Inception Share Price$20.00

Annual Expense Ratios

As of 1/31/2018
 Common SharesTotal Fund
Management Fees0.91%0.91%
Other Expenses0.11%0.11%

Expense ratios are calculated using the prior 12 months of expense data as of the previous month-end.

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.


1 The ratio of total assets of the Fund, less all liabilities that are not outstanding borrowings or outstanding preferreds, at par, to the sum of the Fund’s outstanding borrowings and outstanding preferreds, at par.

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