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.
- - - - -
Market Price (%)   - - - - -
Benchmark (%)   - - - - -
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   - - - - -
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   - - - - -
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
1.28 -0.01 0.72 1.28 - - - - 1.77
Market Price (%)   1.44 -0.03 0.82 1.44 - - - - 1.89
Benchmark (%)   1.45 0.01 0.80 1.45 - - - - 2.00
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.04 -0.06 0.58 1.04 - - - - 1.44
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   0.72 -0.01 0.41 0.72 - - - - 1.00
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - - - -


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 $0.050544 - - - -
Jun 2, 2014 Jun 6, 2014 Jun 4, 2014 $0.053647 - - - -
May 1, 2014 May 7, 2014 May 5, 2014 $0.054537 - - - -
Apr 1, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 $0.050983 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.057038 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.051683 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.046700 $0.046700 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.066832 $0.066832 $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 6, 2014

0.31%
Greatest Discount  

Apr 7, 2014

-0.03%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 62
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 100.00%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   55
NAV   1
Discount   6

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

56

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

6

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 21-Jul-2014

Holding ISIN SEDOL Weight (%) Market Value Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
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GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC

Financials

US38141GFG47 B2NP9H5 1.12 $169,721 5.95 Jan 18, 2018 3.21 113.15 2.03 - 2.03
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MORGAN STANLEY

Financials

US61747YDT91 B7K8HV2 1.08 $162,667 4.75 Mar 22, 2017 2.50 108.44 1.51 - 1.51
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GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORP

-

US36962G6K56 B92RSQ3 1.00 $150,620 1.60 Nov 20, 2017 3.23 100.41 1.47 - 1.47
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CO

-

US459200HL87 B9NCZH7 0.99 $149,533 0.45 May 6, 2016 1.78 99.69 0.63 - 0.63
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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO

Financials

US46625HJL50 B96WDW5 0.99 $148,889 1.63 May 15, 2018 3.68 99.26 1.83 - 1.83
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BANK OF AMERICA CORP

Financials

US06051GED79 B57X4P9 0.85 $128,927 3.70 Sep 1, 2015 1.09 103.14 0.85 - 0.85
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BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY

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US0669224778 - 0.84 $127,419 0.15 - 0.00 1.00 0.15 - 0.15
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BANK OF MONTREAL

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US06366RPR02 BCBR962 0.84 $126,265 1.30 Jul 15, 2016 1.96 101.01 0.78 - 0.78
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MORGAN STANLEY

Financials

US61747YCG89 B4KXLQ9 0.81 $121,558 7.30 May 13, 2019 4.13 121.56 2.51 - 2.51
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GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC

Financials

US38141EA257 B4T42Z9 0.80 $121,323 7.50 Feb 15, 2019 3.88 121.32 2.53 - 2.53
Name ISIN SEDOL Sector Weight (%) Market Value Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 21-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Other/Undefined

41.07%

Financials

27.16%

Consumer Goods

5.85%

Oil & Gas

4.88%

Technology

4.76%

Telecommunications

4.24%

Health Care

3.70%

Industrials

3.15%

Consumer Services

2.90%

Basic Materials

1.69%

Utilities

0.59%

as of 21-Jul-2014

  • 86
  • 69
  • 51
  • 34
  • 17
  • 0

12.61

85.76

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 5 Years

as of 21-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

0.84%

0.84%

AA+/Aa1

3.88%

3.83%

AA/Aa2

5.35%

5.38%

AA-/Aa3

10.60%

7.41%

A+/A1

8.50%

13.23%

A/A2

18.58%

15.43%

A-/A3

20.78%

11.93%

BBB+/Baa1

11.98%

16.38%

BBB/Baa2

8.70%

16.39%

BBB-/Baa3

3.97%

4.99%

BB+/Ba1

-

-

BB/Ba2

-

-

BB-/Ba3

-

-

B+/B1

-

-

B/B2

-

-

B-/B3

-

-

CCC+/Caa1

-

-

CCC/Caa2

-

-

CCC-/Caa3

-

-

CC/Ca

-

-

C

-

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

-

-

D

-

-

NR

0.83%

0.17%

Other

5.99%

4.01%

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 22-Jul-2014

$15,103,496
Inception Date Oct 15, 2013
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade 0-5 Index
Index Ticker IBXXSIG1

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   BBB+f

Shares Outstanding 300,000
Number of Holdings

as of 21-Jul-2014

243
CUSIP 46434V100
Price  

as of 22-Jul-2014

50.40
20 Day Avg. Volume 2,716
Premium/Discount  

as of 22-Jul-2014

0.19%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Oct
Expense Ratio   0.15%

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

NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of -

-
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of -

-
Distribution Yield  

as of 21-Jul-2014

1.22%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 21-Jul-2014

1.17%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 21-Jul-2014

3.18%
Weighted Avg Maturity  

as of 21-Jul-2014

2.61 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 21-Jul-2014

2.47 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 21-Jul-2014

1.32%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 21-Jul-2014

50 bps

% Stock 0.00%
% Bond 98.37%
% Cash 0.84%
% Other  

as of 21-Jul-2014

0.78%

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