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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.
16.74 1.56 2.67 - -2.09
Market Price (%)   15.72 1.25 2.43 - -2.23
Benchmark (%)   17.29 2.50 3.04 9.79 -2.11
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   15.58 0.91 2.16 - -2.53
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   9.66 1.21 2.22 - -1.44
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
6.29 2.85 2.85 6.29 16.74 4.75 14.06 - -11.96
Market Price (%)   5.21 2.26 1.99 5.21 - - - - -12.68
Benchmark (%)   6.46 2.88 2.43 6.46 17.29 7.68 16.17 154.51 -12.02
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   5.48 2.07 2.07 5.48 15.58 2.76 11.25 - -14.30
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   3.56 1.61 1.61 3.56 9.66 3.67 11.60 - -8.36
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   39.45 7.09 -22.37 0.67 16.74
Market Price (%)   37.30 7.09 -22.71 1.64 16.30
Benchmark (%)   40.31 6.67 -21.99 2.85 16.75


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
Jun 24, 2014 Jul 1, 2014 Jun 26, 2014 $0.666189 - - - -
Dec 17, 2013 Dec 27, 2013 Dec 19, 2013 $0.349358 $0.349358 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 25, 2013 Jul 2, 2013 Jun 27, 2013 $0.757353 $0.757353 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 17, 2012 Dec 24, 2012 Dec 19, 2012 $0.351004 $0.351004 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 20, 2012 Jun 27, 2012 Jun 22, 2012 $0.651552 $0.651552 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 19, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 21, 2011 $0.412438 $0.412438 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2011 Jun 27, 2011 Jun 23, 2011 $0.595510 $0.595510 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 22, 2010 $0.871216 $0.871216 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 Jun 23, 2010 $0.496280 $0.496280 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 23, 2009 $0.371711 $0.371711 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2009 Jun 26, 2009 Jun 24, 2009 $0.257270 $0.257270 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 24, 2008 $0.234895 $0.234895 $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  

Apr 22, 2014

0.34%
Greatest Discount  

May 1, 2014

-0.90%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 53
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 85.48%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   14
NAV   1
Discount   47

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

15

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

38

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

9

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 23-Jul-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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6503

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP.

5.79 Electrical Equipment Japan $519,910 39,000 13.33 Tokyo Stock Exchange USD JPY 101.53
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DUK

DUKE ENERGY CORP.

5.75 Electric Utilities United States $516,149 7,032 73.40 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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IBE

IBERDROLA S.A.

5.72 Electric Utilities Spain $513,677 69,458 7.40 Bolsa De Madrid USD EUR 0.74
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NEE

NEXTERA ENERGY INC

5.58 Electric Utilities United States $501,117 5,088 98.49 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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EOAN

E.ON SE

5.55 Multi-Utilities Germany $498,670 25,128 19.85 Xetra USD EUR 0.74
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7011

MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.

5.43 Machinery Japan $487,688 75,000 6.50 Tokyo Stock Exchange USD JPY 101.53
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D

DOMINION RESOURCES INC. (VIRGINIA)

5.42 Multi-Utilities United States $486,977 6,936 70.21 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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FUM1V

FORTUM OYJ

4.80 Electric Utilities Finland $430,604 16,410 26.24 Nasdaq Omx Helsinki Ltd. USD EUR 0.74
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ETR

ENTERGY CORP.

4.68 Electric Utilities United States $420,256 5,556 75.64 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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EXC

EXELON CORP

4.60 Electric Utilities United States $412,753 12,996 31.76 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 23-Jul-2014
  United States 33.64%
  Japan 22.26%
  Canada 5.96%
  Spain 5.84%
  France 5.82%
  Germany 5.55%
  Finland 4.8%
  Korea (South) 4.35%
  United Kingdom 3.8%
  China 3.23%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Namibia 1.89%
Show all 12 countries
as of 23-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Electric Utilities

53.28%

Electrical Equipment

14.90%

Multi-Utilities

10.98%

Machinery

5.43%

Other/Undefined

4.08%

Energy Equipment & Services

3.80%

Construction & Engineering

3.40%

Capital Markets

2.23%

Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels

1.89%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 23-Jul-2014

$8,978,789
Inception Date Jun 24, 2008
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index S&P Global Nuclear Energy Index
Index Ticker SPGTNEN

Shares Outstanding 240,000
Number of Holdings

as of 23-Jul-2014

26
CUSIP 464288232
Price  

as of 23-Jul-2014

37.19
20 Day Avg. Volume 498
Premium/Discount  

as of 23-Jul-2014

-0.30%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Mar-2013
Expense Ratio   0.48%

FEES as of 30-Jun-2014
Expense Ratio   0.47%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 30-Jun-2014

21.19
P/B Ratio  

as of 30-Jun-2014

1.54

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jun-2014

0.62
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

14.30%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Jun-2014

2.71%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Jun-2014

3.81%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Jun-2014

2.23%

% Stock 99.77%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.05%
% Other  

as of 23-Jul-2014

0.18%

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