The Technology Portfolio, Series 18 ("Trust") seeks to maximize total return through capital appreciation.
|Wrap Fee Price||N/A|
|Remaining Deferred Sales Charge||$0.081600|
|Mandatory Maturity Date||4/20/2018|
|NASDAQ Ticker Symbol||CTECRX|
|Inception Unit Price||$10.000000|
|Inception Bid Price||$9.900000|
|Inception Liquidation Price||$9.655000|
|Deferred Sales Charge Dates||
|Number of Holdings||36|
|Historical Annual Dividend Distribution||$0.076900|
All data is subject to change daily. Data may differ from the prospectus due to different data sources or market changes. Please refer to prospectus for additional information about the trust including the portfolio section criteria. Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc. unless otherwise noted. The total percentages may not be equal to 100% due to rounding. N/A indicates that certain securities have not been identified and/or classified by the data provider. A unit is a combination of securities or types of securities traded together.
|Weighted Average Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio||31.28|
|Weighted Average Price/Book (P/B) Ratio||5.78|
|Weighted Average Market Cap (MM)||$148,117.28|
|US Common Stock||100.00%|
|Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components||5.01%|
|Internet Software & Services||14.19%|
|Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment||21.97%|
|Technology Hardware Storage & Peripherals||4.60%|
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Investors' units, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
Principal Investment Strategy
Under normal circumstances, the Trust will invest at least 80% of the value of its assets in stocks classified as being in the information technology sector by the Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”). The Trust is diversified across the information technology sector. The Sponsor selects stocks for the Trust within the sector that it believes have the potential to achieve the Trust’s investment objective. The U.S.-listed common stocks held by the Trust may include the common stocks of U.S. and non-U.S. companies.
The Sponsor selects domestically-traded companies that it believes are core holdings of a diversified technology portfolio. To select the portfolio the Sponsor follows a very disciplined process which includes both quantitative and qualitative analysis. The Sponsor begins with the approximately 500 companies that are in the Russell 3000® Index and are classified as being in the information technology sector. The Sponsor then reduces the 500 companies to approximately 150 by performing quantitative screening, which may be primarily based on, but not limited to, the following factors:
The Sponsor then reduces the sub-universe of securities to the final portfolio by performing qualitative analysis, which may be primarily based on, but not limited to, the following factors:
INDEX DEFINITIONS: The Russell 3000® Index measures the performance of the largest 3000 U.S. companies representing approximately 98% of the investable U.S. equity market.
Risks and Other Considerations
As with all investments, you may lose some or all of your investment in the Trust. No assurance can be given that the Trust’s investment objective will be achieved. The Trust also might not perform as well as you expect. This can happen for reasons such as these:
See “Investment Risks” in Part A of the prospectus and “Risk Factors” in Part B of the prospectus for additional information.
Please see the Trust prospectus for more complete risk information.
Unit Investment Trusts are fixed, not actively managed and should be considered as part of a long-term strategy. Investors should consider their ability to invest in successive portfolios, if available, at the applicable sales charge. UITs are subject to annual fund operating expenses in addition to the sales charge. Investors should consult an attorney or tax advisor regarding tax consequences associated with an investment from one series to the next, if available, and with the purchase or sale of units. Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC does not offer tax advice.
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