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as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
6.62 - - - 4.47
Market Price (%)   8.48 - - - 4.45
Benchmark (%)   7.16 8.08 8.34 - 4.99
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   4.75 - - - 2.88
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   3.72 - - - 2.74
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
5.49 -1.73 -1.10 2.79 6.62 - - - 11.34
Market Price (%)   6.70 -1.68 -1.67 2.87 8.48 - - - 11.29
Benchmark (%)   5.90 -1.59 -0.92 3.14 7.16 26.25 49.24 - 12.68
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   4.23 -1.88 -1.55 1.88 4.75 - - - 7.23
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   3.10 -0.98 -0.62 1.58 3.72 - - - 6.86
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - - - -3.16
Market Price (%)   - - - - -5.17
Benchmark (%)   - - - 15.32 -2.81

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
Nov 3, 2014 Nov 7, 2014 Nov 5, 2014 $0.165131 - - - -
Oct 1, 2014 Oct 7, 2014 Oct 3, 2014 $0.160006 - - - -
Sep 2, 2014 Sep 8, 2014 Sep 4, 2014 $0.173395 - - - -
Aug 1, 2014 Aug 7, 2014 Aug 5, 2014 $0.184986 - - - -
Jul 1, 2014 Jul 8, 2014 Jul 3, 2014 $0.185736 - - - -
Jun 2, 2014 Jun 6, 2014 Jun 4, 2014 $0.181991 - - - -
May 1, 2014 May 7, 2014 May 5, 2014 $0.166815 - - - -
Apr 1, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 $0.165656 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.179137 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.170920 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.160568 $0.160568 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.163892 $0.163892 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 $0.163726 $0.163726 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 $0.165084 $0.165084 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 3, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Sep 5, 2013 $0.165216 $0.165216 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2013 Aug 7, 2013 Aug 5, 2013 $0.163563 $0.163563 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2013 Jul 8, 2013 Jul 3, 2013 $0.163142 $0.163142 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 3, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 $0.157894 $0.157894 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2013 May 7, 2013 May 3, 2013 $0.157831 $0.157831 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2013 Apr 5, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 $0.152732 $0.152732 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2013 Mar 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 $0.160444 $0.160444 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2013 Feb 7, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 $0.154734 $0.154734 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 26, 2012 Jan 2, 2013 Dec 28, 2012 $0.122828 $0.122828 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 $0.159037 $0.159037 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 $0.160506 $0.160506 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Oct 3, 2012 $0.132449 $0.132449 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Sep 6, 2012 $0.176085 $0.176085 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 $0.175882 $0.175882 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2012 Jul 9, 2012 Jul 5, 2012 $0.177974 $0.177974 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Jun 5, 2012 $0.237299 $0.237299 $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  

Sep 8, 2014

0.63%
Greatest Discount  

Aug 14, 2014

-0.21%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 59
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 92.19%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   48
NAV   1
Discount   15

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

6

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

43

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

15

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 24-Nov-2014

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 24-Nov-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 (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
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BLK CSH FND TREASURY SL AGENCY

-

US0669224778 1.53 $386,865 United States 066922477 - CA 1.00 USD USD 1.00 0.15 - 0.00 - 0.15 - 0.15 - -
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INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM INVESTMENT

Industrial

XS0558268891 1.11 $280,000 United Arab Emirates - B3MLC72 FI 112.00 USD USD 1.00 5.00 Nov 15, 2020 5.22 - 2.82 - 2.82 - -
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RELIANCE HOLDINGS USA INC

Industrial

USU75888AC81 1.09 $276,049 India - B7M1708 FI 110.42 USD USD 1.00 5.40 Feb 14, 2022 5.98 - 3.77 - 3.77 - -
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ISRAEL ELECTRIC CORP LTD

Utility

US46507NAE04 0.90 $228,900 Israel 46507NAE0 BBP3MJ3 FI 114.45 USD USD 1.00 6.88 Jun 21, 2023 6.49 - 4.86 - 4.86 - -
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CEMEX FINANCE LLC

Industrial

USU12763AC92 0.90 $228,000 Mexico - B7Y2066 FI 114.00 USD USD 1.00 9.38 Oct 12, 2022 3.68 - 7.15 - 5.65 - -
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PTTEP CANADA INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Industrial

USC75088AA97 0.89 $226,240 Thailand - B600DS0 FI 113.12 USD USD 1.00 5.69 Apr 5, 2021 5.39 - 3.41 - 3.41 - -
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VEDANTA RESOURCES PLC

Industrial

USG9328DAD24 0.87 $219,000 India - B8F2T98 FI 109.50 USD USD 1.00 9.50 Jul 18, 2018 3.08 - 6.53 - 6.53 - -
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BANK OF CHINA HONG KONG

Financial

USY1391CAJ00 0.86 $218,500 Hong Kong - B627F61 FI 109.25 USD USD 1.00 5.55 Feb 11, 2020 4.52 - 3.62 - 3.62 - -
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EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA

Financial

US302154BA68 0.86 $218,109 Korea (South) 302154BA6 B3ZXHV4 FI 109.05 USD USD 1.00 4.38 Sep 15, 2021 5.89 - 2.90 - 2.90 - -
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CNOOC FINANCE (2012) LTD

Industrial

USG23530AB75 0.86 $218,011 China - B8CY8D4 FI 109.01 USD USD 1.00 5.00 May 2, 2042 15.01 - 4.48 - 4.48 - -
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 (%) Barcap Rating Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 24-Nov-2014
  Brazil 17.77%
  Mexico 11.58%
  Russian Federation 8.98%
  China 7.76%
  Korea (South) 7.24%
  India 5.71%
  United Arab Emirates 4.35%
  Chile 3.35%
  Hong Kong 3.11%
  Turkey 3.04%
  Singapore 2.85%
  Colombia 2.81%
  Venezuela 2.66%
  Indonesia 2.58%
  Kazakhstan 2.35%
  Thailand 2.1%
  Qatar 2.09%
  United States 1.53%
  South Africa 1.46%
  Peru 1.3%
  Other 4.24%
Show all 21 countries
as of 24-Nov-2014

% of Market Value

Industrial

57.64%

Financial

26.77%

Utility

8.33%

Other/Undefined

4.15%

CONGLOMERATES

1.38%

ALL AGENCY

1.31%

PUBLIC

0.42%

as of 24-Nov-2014

  • 58
  • 46
  • 35
  • 23
  • 12
  • 0

25.67

57.68

2.39

0.24

4.96

6.38

  • 1 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

  • 15 - 20 Years

  • 20 - 25 Years

  • 25+ Years

as of 24-Nov-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

-

-

AA+/Aa1

-

0.42%

AA/Aa2

1.97%

1.55%

AA-/Aa3

4.62%

10.47%

A+/A1

6.57%

3.88%

A/A2

2.90%

3.42%

A-/A3

9.24%

10.08%

BBB+/Baa1

10.84%

5.49%

BBB/Baa2

2.26%

17.19%

BBB-/Baa3

21.23%

20.17%

BB+/Ba1

4.51%

4.06%

BB/Ba2

6.62%

3.50%

BB-/Ba3

1.59%

3.20%

B+/B1

2.52%

1.98%

B/B2

0.41%

0.83%

B-/B3

-

-

CCC+/Caa1

1.78%

0.52%

CCC/Caa2

-

-

CCC-/Caa3

-

-

CC/Ca

-

-

C

-

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

0.16%

-

D

-

-

NR

10.80%

5.69%

Other

11.99%

7.54%

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 are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 25-Nov-2014

$25,317,350
Inception Date Apr 17, 2012
Exchange BATS Exchange
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Morningstar Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Index
Index Ticker MSBIERTR

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   BBf

Shares Outstanding 500,000
Number of Holdings

as of 24-Nov-2014

187
CUSIP 464286251
Closing Price  

as of 25-Nov-2014

51.00
20 Day Avg. Volume   3,881
Premium/Discount  

as of 25-Nov-2014

-0.09%
Options Available No

FEES

Expense Ratio  

0.60%

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NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 31-Oct-2014

0.26
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 24-Nov-2014

4.07%
Distribution Yield  

as of 24-Nov-2014

3.81%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 24-Nov-2014

4.36%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 24-Nov-2014

5.62%
Weighted Average Life  

as of 24-Nov-2014

7.71 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 24-Nov-2014

5.47 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 24-Nov-2014

5.08%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 24-Nov-2014

322 bps

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