PERFORMANCE



The Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
21.51 5.52 10.58 - 1.84
Market Price (%)   21.81 5.32 10.63 - 1.86
Benchmark (%)   21.75 5.73 11.11 7.72 2.36
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   20.60 5.04 10.21 - 1.54
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   12.86 4.41 8.66 - 1.61
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
5.45 1.72 4.99 5.45 21.51 17.49 65.36 - 12.08
Market Price (%)   4.84 1.64 5.07 4.84 21.81 16.83 65.74 - 12.21
Benchmark (%)   5.56 1.68 5.03 5.56 21.75 18.20 69.33 110.32 15.77
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   4.94 1.22 4.49 4.94 20.60 15.88 62.63 - 10.07
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   3.42 1.30 3.17 3.42 12.86 13.82 51.45 - 10.52
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   40.85 9.63 -14.01 16.29 15.21
Market Price (%)   36.35 10.40 -14.02 17.43 14.44
Benchmark (%)   41.45 11.15 -13.71 16.83 15.29


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Jun 25, 2014 Jul 2, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 $0.908085 - - - -
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.565953 $0.565953 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.688739 $0.688739 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.402627 $0.402627 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.691996 $0.691996 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $0.497551 $0.497551 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.634326 $0.634326 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.489756 $0.489756 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.516113 $0.516113 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 24, 2009 $0.276308 $0.276308 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2009 Jun 29, 2009 Jun 25, 2009 $0.551371 $0.551371 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2008 Jan 5, 2009 Dec 31, 2008 $0.004076 $0.004076 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 26, 2008 $0.136481 $0.136481 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
Greatest Premium  

Jun 18, 2014

0.85%
Greatest Discount  

Apr 10, 2014

-0.92%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 56
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 90.32%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   46
NAV   2
Discount   14

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

5

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

43

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

13

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

1

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 21-Aug-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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NESN

NESTLE S.A.

1.37 Consumer Staples Switzerland $24,330,741 315,469 77.13 Six Swiss Exchange Ag USD CHF 0.91
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NOVN

NOVARTIS AG

1.11 Health Care Switzerland $19,836,980 222,952 88.97 Six Swiss Exchange Ag USD CHF 0.91
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ROG

ROCHE HOLDING AG

1.10 Health Care Switzerland $19,530,687 66,976 291.61 Six Swiss Exchange Ag USD CHF 0.91
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HSBA

HSBC HOLDINGS PLC

1.03 Financials United Kingdom $18,387,921 1,728,674 10.64 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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7203

TOYOTA MOTOR CORP.

0.85 Consumer Discretionary Japan $15,109,910 261,800 57.72 Tokyo Stock Exchange USD JPY 103.78
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BP.

BP PLC

0.77 Energy United Kingdom $13,767,536 1,714,416 8.03 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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005930

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD.

0.77 Information Technology Korea (South) $13,762,164 11,407 1,206.47 Korea Exchange (Stock Market) USD KRW 1,023.65
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RDSA

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC CLASS A

0.74 Energy Netherlands $13,246,993 331,254 39.99 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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FP

TOTAL S.A.

0.71 Energy France $12,567,051 193,171 65.06 Nyse Euronext - Euronext Paris USD EUR 0.75
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SAN

SANOFI S.A.

0.64 Health Care France $11,382,163 106,312 107.06 Nyse Euronext - Euronext Paris USD EUR 0.75
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 21-Aug-2014
  Japan 14.47%
  United Kingdom 12.37%
  Canada 7.39%
  France 6.75%
  Switzerland 6.71%
  Germany 6.17%
  Australia 6.04%
  China 4.08%
  Korea (South) 3.32%
  Netherlands 3.17%
  Taiwan 2.59%
  Brazil 2.57%
  Spain 2.47%
  Hong Kong 2.32%
  Sweden 2.13%
  South Africa 1.65%
  Italy 1.58%
  India 1.43%
  Mexico 1.1%
  Russian Federation 1.05%
  Singapore 1.04%
  Other 9.18%
Show all 22 countries
as of 21-Aug-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

26.51%

Industrials

10.85%

Consumer Discretionary

10.18%

Consumer Staples

9.03%

Energy

8.74%

Materials

8.58%

Health Care

7.36%

Information Technology

6.91%

Telecommunication Services

5.02%

Utilities

3.49%

Other/Undefined

3.33%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 21-Aug-2014

$1,781,523,667
Inception Date Mar 26, 2008
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI ACWI ex USA Index
Index Ticker NDUEACWZ

Shares Outstanding 37,400,000
Number of Holdings

as of 21-Aug-2014

1,165
CUSIP 464288240
Price  

as of 21-Aug-2014

47.71
20 Day Avg. Volume   -
Premium/Discount  

as of 21-Aug-2014

0.14%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Jul-2013
Expense Ratio   0.34%

FEES as of 30-Jun-2014
Expense Ratio   0.33%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2014

20.89
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2014

2.89

Equity Beta  

as of 31-Jul-2014

0.94
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Jul-2014

16.55%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Jul-2014

3.10%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Jul-2014

4.00%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Jul-2014

2.57%

% Stock 99.55%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.03%
% Other  

as of 21-Aug-2014

0.42%

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