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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.
1.54 - - - 5.11
Market Price (%)   0.23 - - - 3.84
Benchmark (%)   2.03 - - - 5.88
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   0.23 - - - 3.84
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   0.85 - - - 3.39
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
2.04 -0.13 2.04 3.26 1.54 - - - 11.18
Market Price (%)   1.81 -0.24 1.81 2.58 - - - - 8.33
Benchmark (%)   2.12 -0.12 2.12 3.40 2.03 - - - 12.91
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.81 -0.24 1.81 2.58 0.23 - - - 8.33
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.15 -0.07 1.15 1.84 0.85 - - - 7.35
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - - - 0.31
Market Price (%)   - - - - -0.86
Benchmark (%)   - - - 14.21 0.85


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.
Distributions Schedule
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Apr 1, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 $0.128663 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.131968 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.134272 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.136285 $0.136285 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.129675 $0.129675 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 $0.130720 $0.130720 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 $0.122829 $0.122829 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 3, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Sep 5, 2013 $0.125581 $0.125581 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2013 Aug 7, 2013 Aug 5, 2013 $0.125437 $0.125437 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2013 Jul 8, 2013 Jul 3, 2013 $0.128571 $0.128571 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 3, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 $0.128323 $0.128323 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2013 May 7, 2013 May 3, 2013 $0.127888 $0.127888 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2013 Apr 5, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 $0.127963 $0.127963 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2013 Mar 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 $0.133805 $0.133805 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2013 Feb 7, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 $0.127876 $0.127876 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 26, 2012 Jan 2, 2013 Dec 28, 2012 $0.131020 $0.131020 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 $0.393012 $0.128992 $0.264020 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 $0.127913 $0.127913 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Oct 3, 2012 $0.129334 $0.129334 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Sep 6, 2012 $0.128594 $0.128594 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 $0.127630 $0.127630 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2012 Jul 9, 2012 Jul 5, 2012 $0.131428 $0.131428 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Jun 5, 2012 $0.127683 $0.127683 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2012 May 7, 2012 May 3, 2012 $0.124532 $0.124532 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 2, 2012 Apr 9, 2012 Apr 4, 2012 $0.185838 $0.185838 $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  

Mar 5, 2014

0.04%
Greatest Discount  

Jan 29, 2014

-0.36%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 61
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 100.00%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   1
NAV   0
Discount   60

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

1

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

60

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

Holding CUSIP Weight (%) Market Value Coupon Maturity ISIN SEDOL Duration Price Mod. Duration S&P Rating Moody's Rating YTM Yield to Call Yield to Worst
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MORGAN STANLEY

Financial Institutions

61747WAF6 4.37 $228,449 5.75 Jan 25, 2021 US61747WAF68 B4552N4 5.62 114.22 - A- Baa2 3.38 - 3.38
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UBS AG STAMFORD CT

Financial Institutions

90261XEM0 3.82 $199,855 5.88 Dec 20, 2017 US90261XEM02 B8K89K2 3.29 114.20 - A A2 1.84 - 1.84
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WELLS FARGO & CO

Financial Institutions

94974BEV8 2.39 $124,721 4.60 Apr 1, 2021 US94974BEV80 B4JS240 5.97 110.37 - A+ A2 2.94 - 2.94
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GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORP

Financial

36962GXZ2 2.18 $114,101 6.75 Mar 15, 2032 US36962GXZ26 2859233 11.07 129.66 - AA+ A1 4.35 - 4.35
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BLACKROCK FDS III

S-T Securities

980SNC002 2.15 $112,176 - - - - - 1.00 - - - - - -
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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO

Financial Institutions

46625HJA9 2.00 $104,524 3.15 Jul 5, 2016 US46625HJA95 B4XWQD5 2.12 104.52 - A A3 1.07 - 1.07
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MERRILL LYNCH & CO INC

Financial Institutions

59018YN64 1.98 $103,629 6.88 Apr 25, 2018 US59018YN641 B2R46W2 3.48 117.76 - A- Baa2 2.22 - 2.22
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GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORP

Financial

36962G4T8 1.96 $102,590 2.25 Nov 9, 2015 US36962G4T83 B5667M7 1.52 102.59 - AA+ A1 0.57 - 0.57
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MORGAN STANLEY

Financial Institutions

61747YDT9 1.56 $81,695 4.75 Mar 22, 2017 US61747YDT91 B7K8HV2 2.74 108.93 - A- Baa2 1.60 - 1.60
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PNC FUNDING CORP

Financial Institutions

693476BM4 1.49 $77,808 2.70 Sep 19, 2016 US693476BM42 B63CC64 2.30 103.74 - A- A3 1.12 - 1.07

as of 22-Apr-2014

Name CUSIP Sector Weight (%) Market Value Coupon Maturity Duration ISIN SEDOL Price Mod. Duration S&P Rating Moody's Rating YTM Yield to Call Yield to Worst

as of 22-Apr-2014

Issuer Weight (%)
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 22-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Financial Institutions

91.38%

Financial

5.23%

S-T Securities

2.15%

Other/Undefined

1.24%

as of 22-Apr-2014

  • 44
  • 35
  • 26
  • 18
  • 09
  • 0

43.80

39.39

2.50

4.74

6.44

  • 1 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 10 Years

  • 15 - 20 Years

  • 20 - 25 Years

  • 25+ Years

as of 22-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

-

-

AA+/Aa1

4.67%

0.50%

AA/Aa2

1.25%

7.79%

AA-/Aa3

6.06%

2.51%

A+/A1

13.38%

12.15%

A/A2

17.60%

15.09%

A-/A3

30.05%

12.90%

BBB+/Baa1

10.27%

12.32%

BBB/Baa2

7.84%

26.17%

BBB-/Baa3

2.42%

4.40%

BB+/Ba1

0.25%

0.47%

BB/Ba2

-

0.26%

BB-/Ba3

-

-

B+/B1

-

-

B/B2

-

-

B-/B3

-

-

CCC+/Caa1

-

-

CCC/Caa2

-

-

CCC-/Caa3

-

-

CC/Ca

-

-

C

-

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

-

-

D

-

-

NR

0.73%

1.84%

Other

5.49%

3.61%

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. "Other" includes dividends booked but not yet received and, if applicable, short-term fixed income securities.

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $5,225,836
Inception Date Feb 14, 2012
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Barclays U.S. Financial Institutions Capped Bond Index

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   BBB+f

Shares Outstanding 100,000
Number of Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

137
CUSIP 46429B259
Price  

as of 22-Apr-2014

52.58
20 Day Avg. Volume 246
Premium/Discount  

as of 22-Apr-2014

0.00%
Options Available Yes

FEES
Management Fee 0.30%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.30%
Net Expense Ratio 0.30%

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

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.15
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 22-Apr-2014

2.97%
Distribution Yield  

as of 22-Apr-2014

2.92%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 22-Apr-2014

2.38%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 22-Apr-2014

4.46%
Weighted Avg Maturity  

as of 22-Apr-2014

7.47 yrs
Option Adjusted Duration  

as of 22-Apr-2014

5.39 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 22-Apr-2014

2.64%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 22-Apr-2014

90 bps

% Stock 0.00%
% Bond 96.87%
% Cash 2.15%
% Other  

as of 22-Apr-2014

0.98%

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