The Guggenheim International Dividend Strategy Portfolio, Series 23 (“Trust”) seeks to provide total return primarily through capital appreciation and dividend income.
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 seeks to provide total return primarily through capital appreciation and dividend income by investing in a diversified portfolio of international equity securities listed on the major public U.S. securities exchanges listed below. The Trust’s strategy is to capture international growth potential, while applying dividend income to counterbalance global economic volatility and to potentially insulate the Trust from further potential domestic slowdown. As a result of this strategy, the Trust invests significantly in the financial and telecommunication services sectors.
The Sponsor, with the assistance of Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC (“GPIM”), an affiliate of the Sponsor and Guggenheim Partners, LLC, has selected the securities to be included in the Trust’s portfolio. The Sponsor and GPIM believe that companies that distribute significant dividends on a consistent basis demonstrate strong financial strength and positive performance relative to their peers.
See “Investment Policies” in Part B of the prospectus for more information.
The Trust’s portfolio was constructed and the securities were selected five business days prior to the initial date of deposit (the “Security Selection Date”) using the Security Selection Rules and the Portfolio Diversification & Concentration Rules outlined below.
Security Selection Rules:
In constructing the Trust’s portfolio, 30 securities were selected based on the following fundamentally based quantitative criteria as of the Security Selection Date. Except as set forth herein, the investment strategy utilizes information provided by Bloomberg L.P.
Portfolio Diversification & Concentration Rules:
The Trust’s portfolio will consist of 30 securities, equally weighted as of the Security Selection Date, using the Security Selection Rules outlined above that also satisfy the Portfolio Diversification & Concentration Rules below:
Please note that due to the fluctuating nature of security prices, the weighting of an individual security or sector in the Trust portfolio may change after the Security Selection Date.In the event that any diversification or concentration limit is breached in the construction of the Trust’s portfolio, the lowest dividend-yielding security that breached the limit is removed and the Dividend Yield Rule is reapplied until a portfolio of 30 securities is generated that satisfies both the Security Selection Rules and the Portfolio Diversification & Concentration Rules.
Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC
Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC is a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC and an affiliate of the Sponsor, which offers financial services expertise within its asset management, investment advisory, capital markets, institutional finance and merchant banking business lines. Clients consist of a mix of individuals, family offices, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, pension plans and other institutions that together have enTrusted the firm with supervision of more than $100 billion in assets. A global diversified financial services firm, Guggenheim Partners, LLC office locations include New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Houston, London, Dublin, Geneva, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai and Dubai.
The Sponsor is also a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC. See “General Information” for additional information.
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.
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.
Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management business of Guggenheim Partners, LLC ("Guggenheim"), which includes Security Investors, LLC ("SI"), Guggenheim Funds Investments Advisors, LLC ("GFIA") and Guggenheim Partners Investment Management ("GPIM") the investment advisors to the referenced funds.
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