PERFORMANCE



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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

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.

Holdings

as of 03-Mar-2015

Holding Weight (%) Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
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AAPL

APPLE INC

5.37 Information Technology $59,865,609 462,783 129.36 NASDAQ 59,865,608.88
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JNJ

JOHNSON & JOHNSON

4.46 Health Care $49,641,654 485,066 102.34 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 49,641,654.44
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XOM

EXXON MOBIL CORP

4.40 Energy $49,007,268 559,316 87.62 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 49,007,267.92
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MSFT

MICROSOFT CORP

4.18 Information Technology $46,535,954 1,075,230 43.28 NASDAQ 46,535,954.40
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GILD

GILEAD SCIENCES INC

4.04 Health Care $44,962,196 437,418 102.79 NASDAQ 44,962,196.22
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HD

HOME DEPOT INC

3.80 Consumer Discretionary $42,345,238 364,825 116.07 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 42,345,237.75
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IBM

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CO

3.39 Information Technology $37,751,873 234,440 161.03 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 37,751,873.20
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V

VISA INC CLASS A

2.91 Information Technology $32,390,972 117,657 275.30 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 32,390,972.10
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ORCL

ORACLE CORP

2.84 Information Technology $31,638,813 729,341 43.38 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 31,638,812.58
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MA

MASTERCARD INC CLASS A

2.73 Information Technology $30,409,543 334,281 90.97 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 30,409,542.57
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 03-Mar-2015

% of Market Value

Information Technology

33.61%

Consumer Discretionary

20.59%

Health Care

16.83%

Industrials

12.46%

Consumer Staples

6.70%

Energy

4.79%

Materials

2.60%

Financials

2.09%

Cash and/or Derivatives

0.33%

Allocations are subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 04-Mar-2015

$1,109,011,529
Inception Date Jul 16, 2013
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI USA Quality Index
Index Ticker M2USQU

Shares Outstanding 17,150,000
Number of Holdings

as of 03-Mar-2015

125
CUSIP 46432F339
Closing Price  

as of 03-Mar-2015

64.98
20 Day Avg. Volume   10,385
Premium/Discount  

as of 04-Mar-2015

-
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Jul-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.15%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 03-Mar-2015

20.94
P/B Ratio  

as of 03-Mar-2015

6.06

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jan-2015

0.88
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

1.37%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

1.34%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

1.70%

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1. Source: BlackRock, Global Return Premiums on Earnings Quality, Value and Size, January 7, 2013.

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Funds that concentrate investments in specific industries, sectors, markets or asset classes may underperform or be more volatile than other industries, sectors, markets or asset classes and than the general securities market.

The index underlying the fund seeks to identify common stocks with high return on equity, stable year-over-year earnings growth and low debt-to-equity, but there is no guarantee that the past performance of these stocks will continue.  Companies that issue these stocks may experience lower than expected returns or may experience negative growth, as well as increased leverage, resulting in lower than expected or negative returns.

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