Voya Global Equity Dividend and Premium Opportunity Fund

Class A: IGD
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Voya Global Equity Dividend and Premium Opportunity Fund

This Closed-End Fund seeks a high level of income; capital appreciation is secondary.

Daily Prices

as of May 23, 2024

Net Asset Value (NAV)$5.89
Closing Price$5.17
Price Change-0.04

Product Facts

Ticker SymbolIGD
Inception DateMarch 28, 2005
Dividends PaidMonthly

About this Product

  • Invests in global common stocks with a history of attractive dividend yields
  • Sells call options on selected indices and/or on individual securities and/or ETFs to seek gains and lower volatility of total returns over a market cycle
  • May partially hedge currency exposure to reduce volatility of returns

Investment Objective

This Closed-End Fund seeks a high level of income; capital appreciation is secondary.


Average Annual Total Returns %

As of April 30, 2024

As of March 31, 2024

Most Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter EndMost Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter End
Most Recent Month EndYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRExpense Ratios
Net Asset Value+3.26+8.07+6.28+5.18+4.500.99%0.99%
Market Price+5.67+8.86+4.32+3.83+3.96
Net Asset Value+6.12+13.07+7.96+6.37+4.960.96%0.96%
Market Price+8.30+14.20+6.52+5.11+4.60

Inception Date - Class A:March 28, 2005

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above "Average Annual Total Returns %" for performance information current to the most recent month-end.

Growth of a $10,000 Investment

For the period 05/31/2014 through 04/30/2024

Ending Value: $15,534.00

The performance quoted in the "Growth of a $10,000 Investment" chart represents past performance. Performance shown is without sales charges; had sales charges been deducted, performance would have been less. Ending value includes reinvestment of distributions.


Portfolio Statistics

As of April 30, 2024

Net Assets millions
Net Assets:

The per-share dollar amount of the fund, calculated by dividing the total value of all the securities in its portfolio, less any liabilities, by the number of fund shares outstanding.

Number of Holdings
Number of Holdings:

Number of Holdings in the investment.

Outstanding Shares78,868,514

Top Holdings

% of Total Investments as of April 30, 2024

Johnson & Johnson1.64
Merck & Co., Inc.1.63
Chevron Corp.1.53
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.1.46
AbbVie, Inc.1.42
PepsiCo, Inc.1.36
iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF1.20
Verizon Communications, Inc.1.13
Cisco Systems, Inc.1.12
Philip Morris International, Inc.1.00

Portfolio Composition

as of April 30, 2024

Short Terms0.90

Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of April 30, 2024

Health Care14.63
Consumer Staples9.75
Information Technology6.11
Communication Services5.41
Consumer Discretionary4.94
Real Estate3.63
Not Classified - Mutual Fund1.71

Top Country Weightings

% of Total Investments as of April 30, 2024

United States68.90
United Kingdom3.85

Information provided is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Portfolio data is subject to daily change.


Payment Frequency: Monthly


Date on which a stock begins trading without the benefit of the dividend. Typically, a stock’s price moves up by the dollar amount of the dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, then falls by the amount of the dividend after that date.

Payable Date
Payable Date:

Date on which a declared stock dividend or a bond interest payment is scheduled to be paid.

Record Date
Record Date:

Date on which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. After the date of record, the stock is said to be ex-dividend.

Monthly DistributionsSection 19 Notice*
Totals: $0.5300

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Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Price volatility, liquidity, and other risks that accompany an investment in equity securities of domestic and foreign companies, and small and mid sized capitalized companies. International investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Risks of foreign investing are generally intensified for investments in emerging markets.

Options Risk: The Fund may purchase put and call options and may write (sell) put options and call options and is subject to Options Risk. The Fund will realize a gain or loss upon the expiration or closing of the option contract. When an option is exercised, the proceeds on sales of the underlying security for a written call option or purchased put option or the purchase cost of the security for a written put option or a purchased call option is adjusted by the amount of premium received or paid. The risk in writing a call option is that the Fund gives up the opportunity for profit if the market price of the security increases and the option is exercised. The risk in buying an option is that the Fund pays a premium whether or not the option is exercised. Risks may also arise from an illiquid secondary market or from the inability of counterparties to meet the terms of the contract. A decision as to whether, when and how to buy or sell options under the Fund’s strategy involves the exercise of skill and judgment, and even a well-conceived transaction may be unsuccessful to some degree because of market behavior or unexpected events. When an option purchased or sold by the Fund is exercised or closed out, the Fund may be required to sell portfolio securities or to deliver portfolio securities to the option purchaser to satisfy its obligations when it would not otherwise choose to do so, or the Fund may choose to sell portfolio securities to realize gains to offset the losses realized upon option exercise. Such sales or delivery would involve transaction costs borne by the Fund and may also result in realization of taxable capital gains, including short-term capital gains taxed at ordinary income tax rates, and may adversely impact the Fund’s after-tax returns.

This Fund has additional risks which you should consider, such as: Market Discount Risk, Investment and Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Equity Risk, Option Related Risk, Small-Cap and Mid-Cap Companies Risk, Foreign Investment and Emerging Markets Risk, Foreign (non-U.S.) Currency Risk, Derivatives Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Restricted and Illiquid Securities Risk, Distribution Risk, Dividend Risk. These and other risks are described more fully in the Fund’s prospectus and the most current annual or semiannual report. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing. Consider the Fund’s investment objective, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing.