December 27, 2012 at 16:00 PM EST
NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months Ended October 31, 2012

NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: NFJ), a diversified closed-end management investment company which seeks current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter and nine months ended October 31, 2012.

At October 31,

2012

2011

Net Assets $1,662,370,800 $1,667,977,392
Shares Outstanding 94,524,325 94,524,325
Net Asset Value ("NAV") $17.59 $17.65
Market Price $16.53 $16.00
Discount to NAV (6.03)% (9.35)%

Quarter ended October 31,

2012

2011

Net Investment Income $12,092,532 $11,959,299
Per Share $0.13 $0.13
Net Realized and Change in Unrealized Gain (Loss ) $48,636,866 $(76,889,198)
Per Share $0.52 $(0.81)

Nine Months ended October 31,

2012

2011

Net Investment Income $38,611,618 $37,767,937
Per Share $0.41 $0.40
Net Realized and Change in Unrealized Gain (Loss) $44,596,594 ($49,854,975)
Per Share $0.47 $(0.52)

Allianz Global Investors Fund Management LLC ("AGIFM"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. serves as the Fund's investment manager and is a member of Munich-based Allianz Group. NFJ Investment Group LLC ("NFJ") manages the Fund's equity component and Allianz Global Investors Capital LLC ("AGIC") manages the Fund's convertible and index option strategy components. Both NFJ and AGIC are affiliates of AGIFM.

The Fund's daily New York Stock Exchange closing market price, NAV, as well as other information, is available at http://www.allianzinvestors.com/closedendfunds or by calling the Fund's shareholder servicing agent at (800) 254-5197.

The financial information contained herein is solely based upon the data available at the time of publication of this press release, and there is no assurance that any future results will be the same or similar to the results reported herein. Information that was obtained from third party sources we believe to be reliable is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness. This press release contains no recommendations to buy or sell any specific securities and should not be considered investment advice of any kind. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and the investment returns generated by the Fund will fluctuate. There can be no assurance that the Fund will meet its stated objective. In making any investment decision, individuals should utilize other information sources and the advice of their own professional adviser.

Contacts:

For Information on this NFJ Closed-End Fund:
Financial Advisors: 800-926-4456
Shareholders: 800-254-5197
Media Relations: 212-739-3501
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