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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.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
9.34 - - - 10.18
Market Price (%)   6.71 - - - 7.74
Benchmark (%)   9.33 - - - 10.33
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   6.71 - - - 7.74
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   5.21 - - - 6.75
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
2.69 0.12 2.69 6.68 9.34 - - - 21.34
Market Price (%)   2.24 -0.09 2.24 5.29 - - - - 16.03
Benchmark (%)   2.68 0.15 2.68 6.62 9.33 - - - 21.63
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   2.24 -0.09 2.24 5.29 6.71 - - - 16.03
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.52 0.07 1.52 3.75 5.21 - - - 13.91
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - - - 7.78
Market Price (%)   - - - - 7.40
Benchmark (%)   - - - - 7.70


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 $0.265072 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.266720 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.267820 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.269532 $0.269532 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.289971 $0.289971 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 $0.290010 $0.290010 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 $0.221008 $0.221008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 3, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Sep 5, 2013 $0.221008 $0.221008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2013 Aug 7, 2013 Aug 5, 2013 $0.221008 $0.221008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2013 Jul 8, 2013 Jul 3, 2013 $0.221008 $0.221008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 3, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 $0.223559 $0.223559 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2013 May 7, 2013 May 3, 2013 $0.233559 $0.233559 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2013 Apr 5, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 $0.236075 $0.236075 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2013 Mar 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 $0.241115 $0.241115 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2013 Feb 7, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 $0.300189 $0.300189 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 26, 2012 Jan 2, 2013 Dec 28, 2012 $0.268303 $0.268303 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 $0.268677 $0.268677 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 $0.268677 $0.268677 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Oct 3, 2012 $0.210166 $0.210166 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Sep 6, 2012 $0.271821 $0.271821 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 $0.271821 $0.271821 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2012 Jul 9, 2012 Jul 5, 2012 $0.271821 $0.271821 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Jun 5, 2012 $0.478262 $0.478262 $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  

Jan 23, 2014

0.83%
Greatest Discount  

-

0.00%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 37
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 60.66%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   61
NAV   0
Discount   0

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

25

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

36

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 21-Apr-2014

Ticker ISIN Weight (%) Market Value Country CUSIP SEDOL Asset Class Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Coupon Maturity Duration Mod. Duration S&P Rating Moody's Rating YTM Yield to Call Yield to Worst
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HCA INC

Industrial

US404121AC95 0.48 $444,000 United States 404121AC9 B66GLR7 FI 400,000 111.00 - USD USD 1.00 6.50 Feb 15, 2020 4.88 - BB Ba3 4.34 - 4.34
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SPRINT CORP

Industrial

US85207UAB17 0.48 $438,000 United States 85207UAB1 BDF27C2 FI 400,000 109.50 - USD USD 1.00 7.88 Sep 15, 2023 6.73 - BB- B1 6.51 - 6.51
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BLACKROCK FDS III

S-T Securities

- 0.42 $390,625 - 980SNC002 - CA 390,625 1.00 - USD USD 1.00 - - - - - - - - -
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REYNOLDS GROUP ISSUER LLC

Financials

US761735AK54 0.40 $369,250 United States 761735AK5 B82S1F9 FI 350,000 105.50 - USD USD 1.00 7.13 Apr 15, 2019 0.52 - B+ B1 5.84 - 2.90
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FIRST DATA CORPORATION

Industrial

US319963BB96 0.39 $358,030 United States 319963BB9 B7323L3 FI 300,000 119.34 - USD USD 1.00 12.63 Jan 15, 2021 3.16 - B- Caa1 8.76 - 7.46
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COMMERZBANK AG

Financials

DE000CB83CF0 0.36 $333,491 Germany - B6477J6 FI 200,000 166.75 XLUX USD EUR 0.72 7.75 Mar 16, 2021 5.65 - BB+ Ba2 4.21 - 4.21
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TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION

Industrial

US88033GCE89 0.36 $331,875 United States 88033GCE8 BGM16M6 FI 300,000 110.63 - USD USD 1.00 8.13 Apr 1, 2022 5.97 - CCC+ B3 6.40 - 6.40
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ARCELORMITTAL

Industrial

US03938LAF13 0.36 $328,545 Luxembourg 03938LAF1 B3FG887 FI 300,000 109.52 XFRA USD USD 1.00 6.13 Jun 1, 2018 3.61 - BB+ Ba1 3.61 - 3.61
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HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

Industrials

XS0458230322 0.35 $321,115 Germany - B54VQQ1 FI 200,000 160.56 XDUS USD EUR 0.72 8.00 Jan 31, 2017 2.53 - NR Ba1 1.94 - 1.94
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REYNOLDS GROUP ISSUER LLC

Industrial

US761735AP42 0.34 $314,250 United States 761735AP4 B92ZDK6 FI 300,000 104.75 - USD USD 1.00 5.75 Oct 15, 2020 4.32 - B+ B1 4.89 - 4.57

as of 21-Apr-2014

Name ISIN Weight (%) Market Value Country Sector Coupon Maturity Duration Shares Price CUSIP SEDOL Asset Class Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Mod. Duration S&P Rating Moody's Rating YTM Yield to Call Yield to Worst

as of 21-Apr-2014

Issuer Weight (%)
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 21-Apr-2014
  United States 58.77%
  Luxembourg 6.28%
  Italy 5.17%
  France 4.42%
  United Kingdom 4%
  Germany 3.77%
  Canada 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  Spain 1.81%
  Ireland 1.5%
  Portugal 1.43%
  Other 3.4%
Show all 12 countries
as of 21-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Industrial

23.49%

Industrials

11.55%

Financials

10.77%

Other/Undefined

7.79%

Consumer Services

7.75%

Consumer Goods

6.97%

Telecommunications

6.71%

Oil & Gas

5.12%

Technology

4.23%

Health Care

4.11%

Basic Materials

3.40%

Utilities

3.34%

Financial

1.99%

Utility

1.98%

S-T Securities

0.42%

Financial Institutions

0.39%

as of 21-Apr-2014

  • 61
  • 49
  • 36
  • 24
  • 12
  • 0

0.85

33.51

60.74

0.47

0.08

1.58

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

  • 20 - 25 Years

  • 25+ Years

as of 21-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

-

-

AA+/Aa1

-

-

AA/Aa2

-

-

AA-/Aa3

-

-

A+/A1

-

-

A/A2

-

-

A-/A3

-

-

BBB+/Baa1

0.17%

-

BBB/Baa2

0.16%

-

BBB-/Baa3

4.56%

0.23%

BB+/Ba1

15.54%

12.54%

BB/Ba2

13.96%

12.48%

BB-/Ba3

17.71%

16.32%

B+/B1

9.39%

17.21%

B/B2

8.35%

7.84%

B-/B3

6.46%

10.35%

CCC+/Caa1

6.87%

5.31%

CCC/Caa2

0.74%

1.70%

CCC-/Caa3

1.09%

0.30%

CC/Ca

0.07%

0.25%

C

0.09%

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

-

-

D

0.18%

-

NR

5.62%

5.20%

Other

9.03%

10.27%

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 $92,141,414
Inception Date Apr 3, 2012
Exchange BATS Exchange
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Markit iBoxx Global Developed Markets High Yield Index

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   B-f

Shares Outstanding 1,700,000
Number of Holdings

as of 21-Apr-2014

776
CUSIP 464286178
Price  

as of 22-Apr-2014

54.36
20 Day Avg. Volume 8,929
Premium/Discount  

as of 22-Apr-2014

0.33%
Options Available Yes

FEES
Management Fee 0.55%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.55%
Fee Waivers   0.15%
Net Expense Ratio 0.40%

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

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.43
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 21-Apr-2014

5.52%
Distribution Yield  

as of 21-Apr-2014

5.78%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 21-Apr-2014

4.11%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 21-Apr-2014

6.74%
Weighted Avg Maturity  

as of 21-Apr-2014

3.91 yrs
Option Adjusted Duration  

as of 21-Apr-2014

3.67 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 21-Apr-2014

4.37%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 21-Apr-2014

304 bps

% Stock 0.00%
% Bond 96.14%
% Cash 0.42%
% Other  

as of 21-Apr-2014

3.43%

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