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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 27-Mar-2015

Ticker Name Weight (%) Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
JNJ JOHNSON & JOHNSON 9.48 Health Care $111,498,611 1,111,208 100.34 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 111,498,610.72
PFE PFIZER INC 8.54 Health Care $100,381,541 2,907,082 34.53 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 100,381,541.46
MRK MERCK & CO INC 7.74 Health Care $90,990,496 1,575,593 57.75 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 90,990,495.75
ACT ACTAVIS PLC 6.84 Health Care $80,444,614 265,004 303.56 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 80,444,614.24
BMY BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB 6.45 Health Care $75,881,522 1,162,757 65.26 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 75,881,521.82
LLY ELI LILLY 5.76 Health Care $67,732,450 920,528 73.58 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 67,732,450.24
MYL MYLAN NV 3.63 Health Care $42,729,065 693,316 61.63 NASDAQ 42,729,065.08
PRGO PERRIGO PLC 3.63 Health Care $42,632,382 256,868 165.97 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 42,632,381.96
ZTS ZOETIS INC CLASS A 3.56 Health Care $41,864,643 905,769 46.22 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 41,864,643.18
MNK MALLINCKRODT PLC 3.16 Health Care $37,164,242 286,739 129.61 New York Stock Exchange Inc. 37,164,241.79
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Market Value Shares Price Exchange Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 27-Mar-2015

% of Market Value

Pharmaceuticals

87.78%

Biotechnology

11.93%

Cash and/or Derivatives

0.29%

Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 30-Mar-2015

$1,187,367,295
Inception Date May 1, 2006
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index Dow Jones U.S. Select Pharmaceuticals Index
Index Ticker DJSPHMT

Shares Outstanding 6,800,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 27-Mar-2015

40
CUSIP 464288836
Closing Price  

as of 27-Mar-2015

172.81
20 Day Avg. Volume   17,140
Premium/Discount  

as of 30-Mar-2015

-
Options Available No

FEES as of 30-Apr-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.45%

FEES as of 31-Dec-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.43%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 27-Mar-2015

25.94
P/B Ratio  

as of 27-Mar-2015

4.44

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jan-2015

1.00
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Jan-2015

11.66%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 27-Feb-2015

1.08%
Distribution Yield  

as of 27-Feb-2015

0.93%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 27-Feb-2015

0.91%

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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.

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