The Dow 50 Growth Portfolio, Series 18 ("Trust") seeks to maximize total return primarily through capital appreciation.
|Wrap Fee Price||$8.9818|
|Remaining Deferred Sales Charge||$0.1350|
|Mandatory Maturity Date||5/22/2023|
|Inception Unit Price||$10.0000|
|Inception Liquidation Price||$9.8650|
|Deferred Sales Charge Dates||
|Number of Holdings||50|
|Rate Fee Based||0.02%|
* 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||35.11|
|Weighted Average Price/Book (P/B) Ratio||18.09|
|Weighted Average Market Cap (MM)||$222,707.29|
|US Common Stock||100.00%|
|Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components||1.85%|
|Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment||11.22%|
|Technology Hardware Storage & Peripherals||3.34%|
|Health Care Equipment & Supplies||1.86%|
|Health Care Providers & Services||5.79%|
|Life Sciences Tools & Services||5.97%|
|Construction & Engineering||1.08%|
|Road & Rail||2.42%|
|Trading Companies & Distributors||1.72%|
|Interactive Media & Services||3.93%|
|Food & Staples Retailing||3.56%|
|Energy Equipment & Services||1.81%|
|Real Estate Management & Development||1.16%|
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
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 by utilizing GPIM’s proprietary process to select the top 50 stocks from the Dow Jones U.S. Top- Cap Growth Total Stock Market Index that the Sponsor believes have the highest sustainable growth potential. The Trust may invest in companies with small-, mid- and large-capitalizations. The Trust will include U.S.-listed common stocks, which may include the common stocks of U.S. and non-U.S. companies and may include the securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. As a result of the strategy, the Trust is concentrated in the information technology sector.
The Trust’s portfoliis constructed and the securities are selected using the methodology described below. In constructing the Trust portfolio, securities will be selected based on the following fundamentally-based quantitative criteria:
Please note that due tthe fluctuating nature of security prices, the weighting of an individual security in the Trust may be greater than the cap described above after the portfoliselection date.
Asset growth: The one year growth of a company’s total assets calculated by finding the percent change of total assets from a company’s most recently reported total asset compared tthat company’s total asset one year prior.
Retained earnings: The most recently reported last twelve month earnings per share minus the most recently reported last twelve month dividends per share, divided by most recently reported last twelve month earnings per share.
Return on equity: The most recently reported last twelve month net income before extraordinary items divided by the one-year average of total stockholders equity, multiplied by 100.
Santa Monica Quantitative (SMQ) Alpha Score: A proprietary value score that incorporates elements of forward looking growth and profitability testimate future cash flows and value them relative tcurrent market prices.
Sales growth: The one year growth of a company’s sales calculated by finding the percent change of quarterly sales from a company’s most recently reported last twelve month sales compared tthat company’s last twelve month sales one year prior.
INDEX DEFINITIONS: The Dow Jones Top Cap Growth Index is a combination of the Dow Jones U.S. Large-Cap Growth Total Stock Market Index and the Dow Jones U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Total Stock Market Index. The Dow Jones U.S. Large-Cap Growth Total Stock Market Index is designed tmeasure the performance of large-cap U.S. equity securities that are classified as “growth” based on multi-factor analysis. The Dow Jones U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Total Stock Market Index is designed tmeasure the performance of mid-cap U.S. equity securities that are classified as “growth” based on multi-factor analysis. Indexes are unmanaged and it is not possible tinvest directly in an 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 “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 following affiliated investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, LLC: Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Corporate Funding, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited, Guggenheim Partners Fund Management (Europe) Limited, Guggenheim Partners Japan Limited, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, and Guggenheim Partners India Management. Securities offered through Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC.
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