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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, 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.

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 24-Apr-2015

Ticker Name Weight (%) Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
AIG AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 12.40 Financials $15,693,906 275,380 56.99 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 15,693,906.20
MET METLIFE INC 9.15 Financials $11,583,460 228,651 50.66 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 11,583,459.66
PRU PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC 6.12 Financials $7,741,944 95,828 80.79 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 7,741,944.12
ACE ACE LTD 5.93 Financials $7,501,188 69,129 108.51 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 7,501,187.79
TRV TRAVELERS COMPANIES INC 5.60 Financials $7,087,415 68,181 103.95 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 7,087,414.95
ALL ALLSTATE CORP 5.01 Financials $6,341,866 89,385 70.95 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 6,341,865.75
AFL AFLAC INC 4.80 Financials $6,074,621 94,635 64.19 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 6,074,620.65
CB CHUBB CORP 4.00 Financials $5,056,346 50,357 100.41 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 5,056,346.37
HIG HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP 3.10 Financials $3,917,270 93,625 41.84 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 3,917,270.00
LNC LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP 2.62 Financials $3,310,746 57,759 57.32 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 3,310,745.88
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 24-Apr-2015

% of Market Value

Insurance

98.05%

Diversified Financial Services

1.78%

Cash and/or Derivatives

0.17%

Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 27-Apr-2015

$125,696,871
Inception Date May 1, 2006
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index Dow Jones U.S. Select Insurance Index
Index Ticker DJSINST

Shares Outstanding 2,550,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 24-Apr-2015

63
CUSIP 464288786
Closing Price  

as of 27-Apr-2015

49.26
20 Day Avg. Volume   4,008
Premium/Discount  

as of 27-Apr-2015

0.01%
Options Available No

FEES as of 30-Apr-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.45%

FEES as of 31-Mar-2015

Expense Ratio  

0.43%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 24-Apr-2015

11.92
P/B Ratio  

as of 24-Apr-2015

1.20

Equity Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2015

1.45
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2015

13.85%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2015

1.54%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2015

1.79%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2015

1.39%

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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.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Market returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time (when NAV is normally determined for most ETFs), and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.

Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.

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