The Energy Portfolio ("Trust") seeks to maximize total return primarily through capital appreciation.
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.
This information does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy: nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state where the offer, solicitation, or sale is not permitted.
Principal Investment Strategy
The Trust consists of 41 stocks classified as being in the energy sector by Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”). The Trust is diversified across the energy sector to include the following industries: oil and gas drilling, oil and gas equipment and services, integrated oil and gas, oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas refining and marketing, oil and gas storage and transportation and coal and consumable fuels. The Sponsor selects stocks for the Trust that it believes have the potential to achieve the Trust’s investment objective.
See “Investment Policies” in Part B of the prospectus for more information.
The Sponsor selects stocks of domestically-traded companies that it believes are core holdings of a well-diversified energy 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 270 companies that are traded on U.S. exchanges and are classified as being in the energy sector. The Sponsor then reduces the 270 companies to approximately 150 by performing quantitative screening which may be based primarily on factors such as, but not limited to:
The Sponsor then reduces the remaining 150 companies to 41 by performing qualitative analysis based on factors such as, but not limited to:
Risks and Other Considerations
As with all investments, you can lose money by investing in this Trust. The Trust also might not perform as well as you expect. This can happen for reasons such as these:
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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Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.
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