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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.
33.39 5.91 - - 4.10
Market Price (%)   33.35 6.08 - - 4.21
Benchmark (%)   33.84 6.03 17.04 1.91 4.29
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   32.92 5.62 - - 3.83
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   19.37 4.77 - - 3.34
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
1.81 -1.79 1.81 12.19 33.39 18.79 - - 18.37
Market Price (%)   1.32 -1.13 1.32 12.18 - - - - 18.88
Benchmark (%)   1.90 -1.79 1.90 12.41 33.84 19.20 119.64 20.78 19.26
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.81 -1.79 1.81 12.06 32.92 17.82 - - 17.08
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.02 -1.01 1.02 7.01 19.37 14.99 - - 14.76
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - -26.49 33.15 30.48
Market Price (%)   - - -26.70 35.57 29.22
Benchmark (%)   - -10.23 -26.39 33.17 30.81


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.
Distributions Schedule
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.126664 $0.126664 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.272561 $0.272561 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.168071 $0.168071 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.408341 $0.408341 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $0.059389 $0.059389 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.528155 $0.528155 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.183260 $0.183260 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.198875 $0.198875 $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  

Feb 7, 2014

0.89%
Greatest Discount  

Mar 19, 2014

-1.03%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 43
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 70.49%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   43
NAV   0
Discount   18

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

14

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

29

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

14

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

3

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

1

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 23-Apr-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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HSBA

HSBC HOLDINGS PLC

9.47 Banks United Kingdom $47,076,248 4,583,198 10.27 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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SAN

BANCO SANTANDER SA

5.56 Banks Spain $27,633,144 2,835,032 9.75 Bolsa De Madrid USD EUR 0.72
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ALV

ALLIANZ SE

3.77 Insurance Germany $18,739,991 111,254 168.44 Xetra USD EUR 0.72
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BNP

BNP PARIBAS SA

3.72 Banks France $18,508,751 243,514 76.01 Nyse Euronext - Euronext Paris USD EUR 0.72
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UBSN

UBS AG

3.69 Diversified Financials Switzerland $18,355,309 891,977 20.58 Six Swiss Exchange Ag USD CHF 0.88
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BBVA

BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA S.

3.50 Banks Spain $17,402,976 1,414,404 12.30 Bolsa De Madrid USD EUR 0.72
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BARC

BARCLAYS PLC

3.14 Banks United Kingdom $15,616,127 3,739,457 4.18 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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LLOY

LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC

3.08 Banks United Kingdom $15,325,339 12,211,488 1.25 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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PRU

PRUDENTIAL PLC

2.82 Insurance United Kingdom $13,994,860 625,512 22.37 London Stock Exchange USD GBP 0.60
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INGA

ING GROEP NV

2.65 Diversified Financials Netherlands $13,175,873 938,657 14.04 Nyse Euronext - Euronext Amsterdam USD EUR 0.72

as of 23-Apr-2014

Ticker Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 23-Apr-2014
  United Kingdom 30.03%
  France 12.08%
  Spain 11.61%
  Switzerland 11.37%
  Germany 10.21%
  Sweden 6.74%
  Italy 6.69%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Finland 1.12%
  Norway 1.03%
  Denmark 1.03%
  Other 1.89%
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as of 23-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Banks

51.86%

Insurance

25.66%

Diversified Financials

16.82%

Real Estate

4.87%

S-T Securities

0.06%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $504,211,462
Inception Date Jan 20, 2010
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Financials Index

Shares Outstanding 19,650,000
Number of Holdings

as of 23-Apr-2014

103
CUSIP 464289180
Price  

as of 24-Apr-2014

25.71
20 Day Avg. Volume 78,359
Premium/Discount  

as of 24-Apr-2014

-
Options Available No

FEES
Management Fee 0.48%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.48%
Net Expense Ratio 0.48%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

21.99
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.32

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.49
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2014

26.51%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.58%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.04%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.30%

% Stock 99.28%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.06%
% Other  

as of 23-Apr-2014

0.66%

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