Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF

NAV $16.05
Change ($0.06) / -0.37%
As of 3/23/18

Market Close $15.93
Change ($0.18) / -1.12%
As of 3/23/18

Price History


Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Risk Considerations Investors should consider the following risk factors and special considerations associated with investing in the fund, which may cause you to lose money, including the entire principal amount that you invest. Equity Risk: The value of the equity securities held by the fund will fall due to general market and economic conditions, perceptions regarding the industries in which the issuers of securities held by the fund participate, or factors relating to specific companies in which the fund invests. Foreign Investment Risk: The fund’s investments in non-U.S. issuers, although generally limited to ADRs, may involve unique risks compared to investing in securities of U.S. issuers, including less market liquidity, generally greater market volatility than U.S. securities, and less complete financial information than for U.S. issuers. Risks of Investing in Frontier Securities: Frontier Market countries are emerging market countries. Investment in securities in emerging market countries involves risks not associated with investments in securities in developed countries, including risks associated with expropriation and/or nationalization, political or social instability, armed conflict, the impact on the economy as a result of civil war, religious or ethnic unrest and the withdrawal or non-renewal of any license enabling the fund to trade in securities of a particular country, confiscatory taxation, restrictions on transfers of assets, lack of uniform accounting, auditing and financial reporting standards, less publicly available financial and other information, diplomatic development which could affect U.S. investments in those countries and potential difficulties in enforcing contractual obligations. Frontier countries generally have smaller economies or less developed capital markets than traditional emerging markets, and, as a result, the risks of investing in emerging market countries are magnified in frontier countries. Political Risk: Certain of the frontier countries may be subject to a greater degree of political and social instability than is the case in more developed countries. Licensing, Custody and Settlement Risk: Approval of governmental authorities may be required prior to investing in the securities of companies based in certain frontier countries. Delays in obtaining such an approval would delay investments in the particular country. Certain banks in foreign countries that are eligible foreign sub-custodians may lack extensive operating experience, and there may be legal restrictions or limitations on the ability of the fund to recover assets held in custody by a foreign sub-custodian in the event of the bankruptcy of the sub-custodian. Because settlement systems may be less well organized than in developed markets, there may be a risk of delayed settlements and that cash or securities of the fund may be in jeopardy because of failures of or defects in the systems. Financial Services Sector Risk: The financial services industries are subject to extensive government regulation, can be subject to relatively rapid change due to increasingly blurred distinctions between service segments, and can be significantly affected by availability and cost of capital funds, changes in interest rates, the rate of corporate and consumer debt defaults, and price competition. Small- and Medium-Sized Company Risk: Investing in securities of small- and medium-sized companies involves greater risk than is customarily associated with investing in larger, more established companies. Micro-Cap Company Risk: Micro-cap stocks involve substantially greater risk so floss and price fluctuations because their earnings and revenues tend to be less predictable (and some companies may be experiencing significant losses), and their share prices tend to be more volatile and their markets less liquid than companies with larger market capitalizations. In addition, the funds are subject to: Non-correlation risk, Replication Management Risk, Issuer-Specific Changes and Non-Diversified Fund Risk. Please read the prospectus for more detailed Information regarding these and other risks. Please note: the above risks are a broad overview of the potential risks associated with investing in the Frontier markets. Investing in securities of Frontier countries involves significant risk. The prospect us contains a more detailed discussion of these individual risks and should be evaluated when determining an investor’s risk tolerance.

Fund data is subject to change on a daily basis.

Composition is subject to change. Information provided is for illustration purposes only and may not reflect current investments by the fund. Referenced companies are not affiliated with Guggenheim Investments and Guggenheim Investments does not sponsor, endorse, sell or promote the referenced companies.

Performance displayed represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that when shares are redeemed, they may be worth more or less than original cost. Total returns reflect the reinvestment of all dividends. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. For up-to-date fund performance, including performance current to the most recent month-end, please visit the ETF performance page. ETFs are subject to third party transaction fees/commissions. Net asset value (NAV) is calculated by subtracting total liabilities from total assets, then dividing by the number of shares outstanding. Market close is the last price at which shares are traded. Fund shares may trade at, above or below NAV. For additional information, see the fund’s prospectus.