The Blue Chip Dividend Portfolio, Series 4 ("Trust") seeks to provide above average dividend income coupled with the potential for long-term capital appreciation.
|Wrap Fee Price||N/A|
|Remaining Deferred Sales Charge||$0.0000|
|Mandatory Maturity Date||5/17/2023|
|Inception Unit Price||$10.0000|
|Inception Liquidation Price||$9.7750|
|Deferred Sales Charge Dates||
|Number of Holdings||32|
|Rate Fee Based||-|
* The Historical Annual Dividend Distribution (HADD) per unit is as of the day prior to trust deposit and subject to change. The HADD per unit is the weighted average of the trailing twelve-month distributions paid by the securities included in the portfolio. The HADD rate is based on the HADD divided by the current offer price and recalculated daily. Both the HADD per unit and the rate shown are reduced to account for the effects of fees and expenses, which will be incurred when investing in the Trust. The HADD per unit and rate will vary due to certain factors that may include, but are not limited to, a change in the dividends paid by issuers, a change in Trust expenses or the sale or maturity of securities in the portfolio. There is no guarantee the issuers of the securities included in the Trust will declare dividends or distributions in the future. The HADD of the securities included in the Trust is for illustrative purposes only and is not indicative of the Trust’s distribution. Due to the negative economic impact across many industries caused by the recent COVID-19 outbreak, certain issuers of the securities included in the trust may elect to reduce the amount of, or cancel entirely, dividends and/or distributions paid in the future. As a result, the HADD figure will likely be higher, and in some cases significantly higher, than the actual distribution rate achieved by the trust.
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||21.31|
|Weighted Average Price/Book (P/B) Ratio||9.02|
|Weighted Average Market Cap (MM)||$138,490.07|
|US Common Stock||100.00%|
|Aerospace & Defense||4.09%|
|Air Freight & Logistics||2.94%|
|Commercial Services & Supplies||3.67%|
|Consumer Staples Distribution & Retail||5.63%|
|Health Care Providers & Services||2.92%|
|Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment||9.64%|
|Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels||11.64%|
|Hotels Restaurants & Leisure||3.60%|
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 dividend-paying securities of blue chip companies. A blue chip company is a nationally recognized company with a long-term reputation for quality, reliability and financial strength. The Trust consists of a portfolio of securities that the Sponsor believes are large-cap, high quality U.S.-traded dividend-paying securities that have historically paid above average dividend income. The Sponsor believes that dividends are often a good indicator of a corporation’s current financial condition and may signal management’s belief in a profitable future for the corporation. The U.S.-traded common stocks held by the Trust may include the common stocks of U.S. and non-U.S. companies. The Trust may also invest in real estate investment Trusts.
As a result of this strategy, the Trust invests significantly in the consumer products sector.
The Sponsor selects U.S.-traded companies that it believes should be core holdings of a diversified dividend-paying portfolio. To select the portfolio the Sponsor follows a disciplined process which includes a qualitative financial analysis.
The Sponsor begins with a universe of all dividend-paying equity securities currently traded in the United States as of the security selection date. The Sponsor then reduces the universe by screening for securities with higher indicated dividend yields than their average counterparts within the same sector. From this sub-universe of companies, the Sponsor identifies companies for inclusion in the portfolio through a qualitative financial analysis which is based on, but not limited to, the following factors:
• Profitability & Growth. The Sponsor favors profitable companies with consistent profit margin expansion and prospects for above average growth of dividends, sales and earnings.
• Cash-flow Adequacy. The Sponsor favors companies with recent earnings, operating and free cash-flow higher than the dividends paid over the last/trailing 12 months.
• Balance Sheet Strength. The Sponsor favors companies that possess overall financial strength and exhibit balance sheet improvements relative to their peers and the marketplace.
• Valuation. The Sponsor favors companies whose valuations appear to be attractive based on measures such as price-to-earnings, price-to-book and price to cash-flow.
• Industry Leadership. The Sponsor favors companies that possess a strong competitive position among their domestic and global peers. Examples of a strong competitive position include, but are not limited to, possessing proprietary technology or processes, a brand strength, network effects, superior management or an absolute cost advantage.
From the remaining universe, the Sponsor selects a final portfolio of dividend-paying securities by selecting the most attractive candidates, as determined by the Sponsor, from each sector for expected performance and risk, while maintaining diversification with limits on sector and market capitalization.
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:
• Securities prices can be volatile. The value of your investment may fall over time. Market value fluctuates in response to various factors. These can include stock market movements, purchases or sales of securities by the Trust, government policies, litigation, and changes in interest rates, inflation, the financial condition of the securities’ issuer or even perceptions of the issuer. Changes in legal, political, regulatory, tax and economic conditions may cause fluctuations in markets and securities prices, which could negatively impact the value of the Trust. Additionally, event such war, terrorism, natural and environmental disasters and the spread of infectious illnesses or other public health emergencies may adversely affect the economy, various markets and issuers. Recently, the outbreak of a novel and highly contagious form of coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has adversely impacted global commercial activity and contributed to significant volatility in certain markets. Many governments and businesses have instituted quarantines and closures, which has resulted in significant disruption in manufacturing, supply chains, consumer demand and economic activity. The potential impacts are increasingly uncertain, difficult to assess and impossible to predict, and may result in significant losses. Any adverse event could materially and negatively impact the value and performance of Trust and the Trust’s ability to achieve its investment objectives. Units of the Trust are not deposits of any bank and are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency.
• Share prices or dividend rates on the securities in the Trust may decline during the life of the Trust. There is no guarantee that share prices of the securities in the Trust will not decline and that the issuers of the securities will declare dividends in the future and, if declared, whether they will remain at current levels or increase over time.
• The Trust invests significantly in the consumer products sector. As a result, the factors that impact the consumer products sector will likely have a greater effect on this Trust than on a more broadly diversified Trust. General risks of companies in the consumer products sector include cyclicality of revenues and earnings, economic recession, currency fluctuations, changing consumer tastes, extensive competition, product liability litigation and increased government regulation. A weak economy and its effect on consumer spending would adversely affect companies in the consumer products sector.
• The Trust may be susceptible to potential risks through breaches in cybersecurity. A breach in cybersecurity refers to both intentional and unintentional events that may cause the Trust to lose proprietary information, suffer data corruption or lose operational capacity. Such events could cause the Sponsor of the Trust to incur regulatory penalties, reputational damage, additional compliance costs associated with corrective measures and/or financial loss. In addition, cybersecurity breaches of the Trust’s third-party service providers, or issuers in which the Trust invests, can also subject the Trust to many of the same risks associated with direct cybersecurity breaches.
• The Trust is subject to risks arising from various operational factors and their service providers. Operational factors include, but not limited to, human error, processing and communication errors, errors of the Trust’s service providers, counterparties or other third-parties, failed or inadequate processes and technology or systems failures. Additionally, the Trust may be subject to the risk that a service provider may not be willing or able to perform their duties as required or contemplated by their agreements with the Trust. Although the Trust seeks to reduce these operational risks through controls and procedures, there is no way to completely protect against such risks.
• Inflation may lead to a decrease in the value of assets or income from investments.
• The Sponsor does not actively manage the portfolio. The Trust will generally hold, and may, when creating additional units, continue to buy, the same securities even though a security’s outlook, market value or yield may have changed.
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.
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