Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2012 Business Wire NEW YORK -- February 12, 2013 Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of December 31, 2012. Current Q Previous Q Prior Yr Q December 31, September 30, December 31, 2012 2012 2011 Total Assets (a) $ 131,118,014 $ 132,588,834 $ 128,299,778 Total Net Assets (a) $ 124,521,315 $ 122,940,120 $ 111,870,334 NAV Per Share of Common Stock $ 18.69 $ 18.46 $ 16.80 (b) Market Price Per Share $ 17.76 $ 18.45 $ 14.85 Premium / (Discount) (4.98 )% (0.05 )% (11.61 )% Outstanding Shares 6,663,959 6,661,327 6,658,748 Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 1,320,549 $ 1,514,982 $ 1,442,218 Total Net Realized/Unrealized $ 1,662,064 $ 5,420,844 $ (194,204 ) Gain/(Loss) (c) Net Increase (Decrease) in Net $ 2,982,613 $ 6,935,826 $ 1,248,014 Assets From Operations (c) Earnings per Common Share Outstanding Total Net Investment Income (c) $ 0.20 $ 0.23 $ 0.22 Total Net Realized/Unrealized $ 0.25 $ 0.81 $ (0.03 ) Gain/(Loss) (c) Net Increase (Decrease) in Net $ 0.45 $ 1.04 $ 0.19 Assets From Operations (c) Undistributed/(Overdistributed) $ 2,987,368 $ 3,116,039 $ 2,374,502 Net Investment Income (d) Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income Per Share (d) $ 0.45 $ 0.47 $ 0.36 Loan Outstanding (d) N/A N/A N/A Preferred Shares Outstanding N/A N/A N/A (d) Reverse Repurchase Agreements $ 6,263,054 $ 6,263,054 $ 15,942,435 (d) Footnotes: (a) The difference between total assets and total net assets is due primarily to the Fund’s use of borrowings; total net assets do not include borrowings. (b) NAVs are calculated as of the close of business on the last business day in the periods indicated above. (c) For the quarter indicated. (d) 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, as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year on Form N-Q. These reports are available on the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. To obtain information on Form N-Q or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102. Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc., a non-diversified closed-end investment management company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited, affiliates of the investment manager. For more information, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com. Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund. Contact: Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036 email@example.com
Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of December 31, 2012
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