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PERFORMANCE



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.
20.45 10.64 20.46 8.31 4.34
Market Price (%)   20.46 10.63 20.53 8.31 4.35
Benchmark (%)   20.95 11.09 20.99 8.81 4.82
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   20.31 10.58 20.42 8.28 4.32
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   11.63 8.29 16.76 6.80 3.49
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
1.47 -3.86 1.47 9.38 20.45 35.44 153.67 - 71.78
Market Price (%)   1.50 -3.87 1.50 9.39 - - - - 71.82
Benchmark (%)   1.59 -3.83 1.59 9.62 20.95 37.09 159.31 132.54 82.05
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.43 -3.90 1.43 9.32 20.31 35.20 153.23 - 71.34
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   0.83 -2.19 0.83 5.32 11.63 26.98 117.05 - 54.65
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   47.22 24.52 -7.23 16.94 30.59
Market Price (%)   47.59 24.63 -7.36 16.97 30.64
Benchmark (%)   47.90 25.15 -6.85 17.43 31.10


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
Mar 25, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Mar 27, 2014 $0.080095 - - - -
Dec 23, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 26, 2013 $0.060113 $0.060113 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 24, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Sep 26, 2013 $0.123635 $0.123635 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 26, 2013 Jul 2, 2013 Jun 28, 2013 $0.042337 $0.042337 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 25, 2013 Apr 1, 2013 Mar 27, 2013 $0.043540 $0.043540 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 19, 2012 Dec 26, 2012 Dec 21, 2012 $0.066486 $0.066486 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 25, 2012 Oct 1, 2012 Sep 27, 2012 $0.021345 $0.021345 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 19, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 Jun 21, 2012 $0.032877 $0.032877 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 26, 2012 Mar 30, 2012 Mar 28, 2012 $0.050335 $0.050335 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 27, 2011 $0.021578 $0.021578 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 26, 2011 Sep 30, 2011 Sep 28, 2011 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2011 Jun 29, 2011 Jun 27, 2011 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 25, 2011 Mar 31, 2011 Mar 29, 2011 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 22, 2010 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 Jun 23, 2010 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 23, 2009 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2009 Jun 26, 2009 Jun 24, 2009 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 24, 2008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2008 Jun 27, 2008 Jun 25, 2008 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2007 Jan 3, 2008 Dec 31, 2007 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 26, 2007 Oct 2, 2007 Sep 28, 2007 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 29, 2007 Jul 6, 2007 Jul 3, 2007 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 26, 2007 Mar 30, 2007 Mar 28, 2007 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2006 Dec 28, 2006 Dec 26, 2006 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 27, 2006 Oct 3, 2006 Sep 29, 2006 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2006 Jun 29, 2006 Jun 27, 2006 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 27, 2006 Mar 31, 2006 Mar 29, 2006 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2005 Dec 30, 2005 Dec 28, 2005 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 26, 2005 Sep 30, 2005 Sep 28, 2005 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2005 Jun 27, 2005 Jun 23, 2005 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 28, 2005 Apr 1, 2005 Mar 30, 2005 $0.038000 $0.037999 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2004 Dec 31, 2004 Dec 29, 2004 $0.205000 $0.204973 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 27, 2004 Oct 1, 2004 Sep 29, 2004 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 28, 2004 Jul 2, 2004 Jun 30, 2004 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 29, 2004 Apr 2, 2004 Mar 31, 2004 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 15, 2003 Dec 24, 2003 Dec 17, 2003 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 15, 2003 Sep 24, 2003 Sep 17, 2003 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 16, 2003 Jun 25, 2003 Jun 18, 2003 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 10, 2003 Mar 19, 2003 Mar 12, 2003 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 16, 2002 Dec 26, 2002 Dec 18, 2002 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 16, 2002 Sep 25, 2002 Sep 18, 2002 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 17, 2002 Jun 26, 2002 Jun 19, 2002 $0.000000 $0.000000 $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 25, 2014

0.05%
Greatest Discount  

Feb 7, 2014

-0.04%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 61
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 100.00%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   38
NAV   7
Discount   16

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

45

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

16

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 17-Apr-2014

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

ORACLE CORP

9.43 Software United States $108,762,250 2,713,629 40.08 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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MSFT

MICROSOFT CORP.

9.35 Software United States $107,884,524 2,696,439 40.01 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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CRM

SALESFORCE.COM INC.

8.41 Software United States $97,046,829 1,729,890 56.10 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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ADBE

ADOBE SYSTEMS INC.

8.29 Software United States $95,617,612 1,493,092 64.04 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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INTU

INTUIT INC.

5.84 Software United States $67,418,529 910,692 74.03 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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SYMC

SYMANTEC CORP.

3.99 Software United States $46,037,170 2,222,944 20.71 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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ADSK

AUTODESK INC

3.07 Software United States $35,411,035 730,275 48.49 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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CTXS

CITRIX SYSTEMS INC.

2.87 Software United States $33,077,128 590,663 56.00 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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CA

CA INC.

2.73 Software United States $31,514,157 1,036,309 30.41 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00
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RHT

RED HAT INC.

2.67 Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits) United States $30,797,992 609,258 50.55 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00

as of 17-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 17-Apr-2014
  United States 98.36%
  Canada 1.58%
as of 17-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Software

97.28%

Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits)

2.67%

SHORT TERM SECURITIES

0.00%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $1,153,812,047
Inception Date Jul 10, 2001
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index S&P North American Technology-Software Index™

Shares Outstanding 14,300,000
Number of Holdings

as of 17-Apr-2014

61
CUSIP 464287515
Price  

as of 17-Apr-2014

80.71
20 Day Avg. Volume 77,413
Premium/Discount  

as of 17-Apr-2014

-0.01%
Options Available No

FEES as of 7/31/2013
Management Fee 0.48%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.48%
Net Expense Ratio 0.48%

FEES as of 12/31/2013
Management Fee   0.48%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.48%
Net Expense Ratio 0.48%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

35.16
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

6.39

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.71
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2014

18.05%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.37%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.35%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.24%

% Stock 99.95%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.00%
% Other  

as of 17-Apr-2014

0.05%

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