The Large-Cap Core Portfolio, Series 17 (“Trust”) seeks to maximize total return by investing in U.S.-listed stocks of large capitalization companies.
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 includes U.S.-listed stocks of companies that the Sponsor believes should be core holdings of a well-diversified large capitalization portfolio. The Trust includes stocks from all sectors of the U.S. economy. The Sponsor selects stocks 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 U.S.-listed companies that it believes should be core holdings of a well-diversified U.S.-listed large-cap portfolio. To select the portfolio the Sponsor follows a disciplined process which includes both quantitative screening and qualitative analysis.
The Sponsor begins with the companies that currently comprise the Russell 3000® Index and separates these companies into three capitalization groups (large-cap, mid-cap and small-cap). The stocks comprising the first (or largest) 72.5% of capitalization are classified as large-cap, the stocks comprising the next 15% of capitalization are classified as mid-cap and the remaining 12.5% are classified as small-cap. The Sponsor then takes the large-cap group and separates these companies into twenty groups based on style and Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”) sector. Please note that due to the fluctuating nature of security prices, a company’s classification as large-cap, mid-cap or small-cap may change after its selection for the portfolio.
The Sponsor then reduces the universe to approximately 250 companies by performing quantitative screening, which may be primarily based on, but not limited to, the following factors:
The Sponsor then reduces the 250 companies to approximately 50 by performing qualitative analysis, which may be primarily based on, but not limited to, the following factors:
Index Definition: Russell 3000® Index measures the performance of the largest 3000 U.S. companies representing approximately 98% of the investable U.S. equity market. The Index is unmanaged and it is not possible to invest in the Index.
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 “Risk Factors” in Part B of the prospectus and “Investment Risks” in Part A 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.
Read a prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) carefully before investing. It contains the investment objective, risks charges, expenses and the other information, which should be considered carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) click here or call 800.820.0888.
Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.
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