The investment seeks a high level of current income with a secondary objective of growth of income and capital.
The fund's assets primarily are invested in equity securities. Under normal market conditions, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in dividend-paying common and preferred stocks. The fund may invest in companies that have market capitalizations of any size. It may invest up to 25% of its net assets in foreign investments.