PERFORMANCE



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as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
10.39 2.13 3.52 - 4.37
Market Price (%)   10.50 1.99 3.26 - 4.37
Benchmark (%)   10.69 2.55 3.97 - 4.85
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   9.62 1.25 2.65 - 3.52
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   5.86 1.29 2.38 - 3.07
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
6.01 1.19 2.49 6.01 10.39 6.52 18.89 - 26.20
Market Price (%)   5.83 1.26 2.44 5.83 - - - - 26.20
Benchmark (%)   6.18 1.21 2.56 6.18 10.69 7.84 21.47 - 29.41
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   5.75 1.14 2.34 5.75 9.62 3.80 13.95 - 20.72
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   3.40 0.67 1.41 3.40 5.86 3.91 12.51 - 17.86
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - 1.21 -0.27 7.40 -1.56
Market Price (%)   - 1.49 1.69 5.46 -1.54
Benchmark (%)   6.40 1.86 -0.06 7.96 -1.27


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
Jul 1, 2014 Jul 8, 2014 Jul 3, 2014 $0.119711 - - - -
Jun 2, 2014 Jun 6, 2014 Jun 4, 2014 $0.118901 - - - -
May 1, 2014 May 7, 2014 May 5, 2014 $0.117056 - - - -
Apr 1, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 $0.117056 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.117056 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.118566 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.129610 $0.129610 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.250100 $0.250100 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 $0.250150 $0.250150 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 $0.135020 $0.135020 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 3, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Sep 5, 2013 $0.110020 $0.110020 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2013 Aug 7, 2013 Aug 5, 2013 $0.090050 $0.090050 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2013 Jul 8, 2013 Jul 3, 2013 $0.060050 $0.060050 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 3, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 $0.040250 $0.040250 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2013 May 7, 2013 May 3, 2013 $0.040250 $0.040250 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2013 Apr 5, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 $0.043250 $0.043250 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2013 Mar 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 $0.086524 $0.086524 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2013 Feb 7, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 $0.086123 $0.086123 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 26, 2012 Jan 2, 2013 Dec 28, 2012 $0.646953 $0.646953 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 $0.060231 $0.060231 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 $0.088231 $0.088231 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Oct 3, 2012 $0.243848 $0.243848 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Sep 6, 2012 $0.153848 $0.153848 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 $0.112848 $0.112848 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2012 Jul 9, 2012 Jul 5, 2012 $0.112848 $0.112848 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Jun 5, 2012 $0.112848 $0.112848 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2012 May 7, 2012 May 3, 2012 $0.146026 $0.146026 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 2, 2012 Apr 9, 2012 Apr 4, 2012 $0.146026 $0.146026 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2012 Mar 7, 2012 Mar 5, 2012 $0.162251 $0.162251 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2012 Feb 7, 2012 Feb 3, 2012 $0.202814 $0.202814 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2011 Jan 4, 2012 Dec 29, 2011 $0.764116 $0.764116 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2011 Dec 7, 2011 Dec 5, 2011 $0.553965 $0.553965 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2011 Nov 7, 2011 Nov 3, 2011 $0.336729 $0.336729 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 3, 2011 Oct 7, 2011 Oct 5, 2011 $0.309579 $0.309579 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2011 Sep 8, 2011 Sep 6, 2011 $0.400129 $0.400129 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2011 Aug 5, 2011 Aug 3, 2011 $0.347021 $0.347021 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2011 Jul 8, 2011 Jul 6, 2011 $0.246389 $0.246389 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2011 Jun 7, 2011 Jun 3, 2011 $0.237036 $0.237036 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 2, 2011 May 6, 2011 May 4, 2011 $0.227329 $0.227329 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2011 Apr 7, 2011 Apr 5, 2011 $0.228648 $0.228648 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2011 Mar 7, 2011 Mar 3, 2011 $0.193789 $0.193789 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2011 Feb 7, 2011 Feb 3, 2011 $0.203230 $0.203230 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 28, 2010 Jan 4, 2011 Dec 30, 2010 $0.308131 $0.308131 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2010 Dec 7, 2010 Dec 3, 2010 $0.202469 $0.202469 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2010 Nov 5, 2010 Nov 3, 2010 $0.185788 $0.185788 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2010 Oct 7, 2010 Oct 5, 2010 $0.204447 $0.204447 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2010 Sep 8, 2010 Sep 3, 2010 $0.211859 $0.211859 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 2, 2010 Aug 6, 2010 Aug 4, 2010 $0.210040 $0.210040 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2010 Jul 8, 2010 Jul 6, 2010 $0.091325 $0.091325 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2010 Jun 7, 2010 Jun 3, 2010 $0.185598 $0.185598 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 3, 2010 May 7, 2010 May 5, 2010 $0.174305 $0.174305 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2010 Apr 8, 2010 Apr 6, 2010 $0.173852 $0.173852 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2010 Mar 5, 2010 Mar 3, 2010 $0.175461 $0.175461 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2010 Feb 5, 2010 Feb 3, 2010 $0.191549 $0.191549 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2009 Jan 5, 2010 Dec 31, 2009 $0.073225 $0.073225 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2009 Dec 7, 2009 Dec 3, 2009 $0.420990 $0.420990 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 2, 2009 Nov 6, 2009 Nov 4, 2009 $0.117660 $0.117660 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2009 Oct 7, 2009 Oct 5, 2009 $0.168174 $0.168174 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2009 Sep 8, 2009 Sep 3, 2009 $0.261360 $0.261360 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 3, 2009 Aug 7, 2009 Aug 5, 2009 $0.262940 $0.262940 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2009 Jul 8, 2009 Jul 6, 2009 $0.188738 $0.188738 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2009 Jun 5, 2009 Jun 3, 2009 $0.142510 $0.142510 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2009 May 7, 2009 May 5, 2009 $0.017933 $0.017933 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2009 Apr 7, 2009 Apr 3, 2009 $0.145000 $0.145000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 2, 2009 Mar 6, 2009 Mar 4, 2009 $0.196700 $0.196700 $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  

Apr 9, 2014

0.34%
Greatest Discount  

May 19, 2014

-0.18%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 62
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 100.00%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   35
NAV   2
Discount   25

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

37

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

25

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 30-Jul-2014

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 30-Jul-2014

Ticker ISIN Weight (%) Market Value Country CUSIP SEDOL Asset Class Price Currency Market Currency FX Rate Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
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DENMARK (KINGDOM OF)

Denmark

DK0009922320 1.04 $6,095,387 Denmark - B3FNDZ0 FI 26.35 USD DKK 5.57 4.50 Nov 15, 2039 16.48 - 2.06 - 2.06
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JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #273

Japan

JP11027315A4 0.91 $5,354,499 Japan - B0LVG47 FI 0.99 USD JPY 102.81 1.50 Sep 20, 2015 1.13 - 0.05 - 0.05
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BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY

-

US0669224778 0.90 $5,289,354 United States 066922477 - CA 1.00 USD USD 1.00 0.16 - 0.00 - 0.16 - 0.16
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IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF)

Ireland

IE00B4TV0D44 0.76 $4,476,441 Ireland - B4TV0D4 FI 171.53 USD EUR 0.75 5.40 Mar 13, 2025 8.42 - 2.36 - 2.36
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FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF)

France

FR0010670737 0.73 $4,284,567 France - B3F27F5 FI 155.87 USD EUR 0.75 4.25 Oct 25, 2018 3.88 - 0.33 - 0.33
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DENMARK (KINGDOM OF)

Denmark

DK0009922403 0.73 $4,269,200 Denmark - B4WWL20 FI 21.22 USD DKK 5.57 4.00 Nov 15, 2019 4.79 - 0.47 - 0.47
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NETHERLANDS (KINGDOM OF)

Netherlands

NL0009712470 0.70 $4,125,597 Netherlands - B683R67 FI 155.68 USD EUR 0.75 3.25 Jul 15, 2021 6.36 - 0.82 - 0.82
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DENMARK (KINGDOM OF)

Denmark

DK0009922676 0.66 $3,891,612 Denmark - B42L6M2 FI 20.67 USD DKK 5.57 3.00 Nov 15, 2021 6.56 - 0.82 - 0.82
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PORTUGAL (REPUBLIC OF)

Portugal

PTOTENOE0018 0.61 $3,597,787 Portugal - B2Q1DS9 FI 146.98 USD EUR 0.75 4.45 Jun 15, 2018 3.65 - 1.96 - 1.96
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IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF)

Ireland

IE0034074488 0.61 $3,577,953 Ireland - 3407448 FI 158.60 USD EUR 0.75 4.50 Apr 18, 2020 5.16 - 1.11 - 1.11
Name ISIN SEDOL Weight (%) Market Value Country Sector Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price Asset Class Currency Market Currency FX Rate Mod. Duration YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Jul-2014
  Japan 22.71%
  Italy 6.95%
  France 6.51%
  Germany 5.57%
  United Kingdom 5.21%
  Netherlands 5.02%
  Spain 4.63%
  Belgium 4.61%
  Australia 4.54%
  Ireland 4.51%
  Denmark 4.29%
  Portugal 4.28%
  Canada 4.2%
  Austria 4.17%
  Finland 3.28%
  Sweden 3.22%
  Switzerland 1.74%
  Norway 1.46%
  Other 0.9%
Show all 19 countries
as of 30-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Japan

22.71%

Italy

6.95%

France

6.51%

Germany

5.57%

United Kingdom

5.21%

Netherlands

5.02%

Belgium

4.61%

Spain

4.60%

Australia

4.54%

Ireland

4.51%

Denmark

4.29%

Portugal

4.28%

Austria

4.17%

Canada

4.17%

Finland

3.28%

Sweden

3.22%

Other/Undefined

3.11%

Switzerland

1.74%

Norway

1.46%

Mexico

0.03%

as of 30-Jul-2014

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  • 30
  • 23
  • 15
  • 08
  • 0

1.57

37.74

31.36

8.51

6.53

4.25

7.01

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

  • 15 - 20 Years

  • 20 - 25 Years

  • 25+ Years

as of 30-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

29.20%

36.99%

AA+/Aa1

8.65%

11.70%

AA/Aa2

10.91%

-

AA-/Aa3

20.50%

26.76%

A+/A1

-

-

A/A2

-

-

A-/A3

3.55%

-

BBB+/Baa1

0.96%

4.21%

BBB/Baa2

10.48%

11.58%

BBB-/Baa3

0.91%

0.30%

BB+/Ba1

-

3.84%

BB/Ba2

0.44%

-

BB-/Ba3

-

0.44%

B+/B1

-

-

B/B2

-

-

B-/B3

-

-

CCC+/Caa1

-

-

CCC/Caa2

-

-

CCC-/Caa3

-

-

CC/Ca

-

-

C

-

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

-

-

D

-

-

NR

8.83%

0.64%

Other

5.58%

3.53%

Cash

-

-

Govt/Cash

-

-

  • S&P

  • Moody's

Ratings are measured on a scale that generally ranges from AAA (S&P highest) or Aaa (Moody's highest) to D (S&P lowest) or C (Moody's lowest). "R" applies to securities where the issuing company is under regulatory supervision due to its financial situation. "SD" applies to securities where the issuing company has selectively defaulted on some obligations. “NR” applies to securities that are not rated. "Other" includes dividends booked but not yet received and, if applicable, short-term fixed income securities.
Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 30-Jul-2014

$586,534,724
Inception Date Jan 21, 2009
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index S&P/Citigroup International Treasury Bond Index Ex-US
Index Ticker SPBDXUTR

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   A-f

Shares Outstanding 5,650,000
Number of Holdings

as of 30-Jul-2014

537
CUSIP 464288117
Price  

as of 30-Jul-2014

103.95
20 Day Avg. Volume   22,899
Premium/Discount  

as of 30-Jul-2014

0.08%
Options Available No

FEES
Expense Ratio   0.35%

For more information on S&P fund credit ratings, please click here.

NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jun-2014

0.21
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

6.99%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

1.60%
Distribution Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

1.39%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

0.88%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 30-Jul-2014

3.13%
Weighted Average Life  

as of 30-Jul-2014

8.95 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 30-Jul-2014

7.10 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 30-Jul-2014

1.22%

% Stock 0.00%
% Bond 96.92%
% Cash 0.90%
% Other  

as of 30-Jul-2014

2.18%

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