The US 50 Dividend Strategy Portfolio, Series 23 ("Trust") seeks to provide dividend income.
|Wrap Fee Price||N/A|
|Remaining Deferred Sales Charge||$0.0900|
|Mandatory Maturity Date||4/27/2021|
|NASDAQ Ticker Symbol||CUFTWX|
|Inception Unit Price||$10.0000|
|Inception Liquidation Price||$9.8650|
|Deferred Sales Charge Dates||
|Number of Holdings||50|
|Historical Annual Dividend Distribution*||$0.5806|
* The Historical Annual Dividend Distribution (HADD) is as of the day prior to trust deposit and subject to change. 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 rate. The HADD is the weighted average of the trailing twelve-month distributions paid by the securities included in the portfolio and is reduced to account for the effects of fees and expenses, which will be incurred when investing in the Trust. The HADD 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.
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||15.52|
|Weighted Average Price/Book (P/B) Ratio||2.30|
|Weighted Average Market Cap (MM)||$43,424.21|
|US Common Stock||91.50%|
|Health Care Providers & Services||5.05%|
|Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment||5.21%|
|Technology Hardware Storage & Peripherals||2.38%|
|Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers||2.68%|
|Commercial Services & Supplies||1.58%|
|Road & Rail||1.73%|
|Trading Companies & Distributors||4.85%|
|Diversified Telecommunication Services||6.61%|
|Metals & Mining||2.25%|
|Paper & Forest Products||1.42%|
|Hotels Restaurants & Leisure||3.91%|
|Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels||7.39%|
|Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)||3.84%|
|Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)||2.44%|
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 invests at least 80% of the value of its assets in dividendpaying common stocks of U.S. companies.
The Sponsor, with the assistance of Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC (“GPIM”), an affiliate of 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 generally demonstrate financial strength and positive performance relative to their peers.
As a result of this strategy, the Trust invests significantly in the consumer products sector.
The Trust’s portfolio was constructed and the securities were selected on January 16, 2020 (the “Security Selection Date”) using the following security selection rules:
1. Initial Universe: Begin with the universe of all stocks issued by large-, mid- and small-capitalization companies that trade on one of the three major U.S. exchanges and that are designated as a U.S. company by the Morningstar US Market Index as of the Security Selection Date. This may include U.S.-listed foreign securities and real estate investment Trusts.
2. Define Sub-Universe: Reduce the initial universe of securities to a sub-universe that meets the following requirements, as of the Security Selection Date:
• Exclude securities with a share price less than $5.
• Exclude securities with a market capitalization less than $1 billion, as provided by FactSet based on the closing price as of the Security Selection Date.
• Exclude securities with trading liquidity of less than $1 million, as determined by the median daily dollar trading volume (i.e., volume in shares multiplied by the closing price for the day, as provided by FactSet) during a 90-trading day look back from the Security Selection Date.
3. Rank on Dividends: Rank every company identified in the sub-universe against other companies in the same sectors/groups, as defined by Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”) (the Sponsor combines the financial and real estate sectors as one sector, as they were one sector prior to September 1, 2016) as of the Security Selection Date, based on current dividend yield. The dividend yields were calculated by annualizing the last quarterly or semi-annual ordinary dividend declared and dividing the result by the market value of the security as of the close of business on the Security Selection Date.
4. Selection: Select from the sub-universe the five securities within each of the 10 GICS sectors/groups (the Sponsor combines the financial and real estate sectors as one sector, as they were one sector prior to September 1, 2016) for this strategy with the highest dividend yield and equally weight these securities to create a portfolio of 50 equallyweighted common stocks as of the Security Selection Date, ensuring a minimum 80% in U.S. incorporated companies. If the portfolio violates the 80% minimum in U.S. incorporated companies, the lowest yielding foreign incorporated security will be removed and replaced by the next highest yielding U.S. incorporated company in that sector. This substitution process will be repeated, if necessary, until 80% of the portfolio consists of U.S. incorporated companies.
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.
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. 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.
• Securities selected according to this strategy may not perform as intended. The Trust is exposed to additional risk due to its policy of investing in accordance with an investment strategy. Although the Trust’s investment strategy is designed to achieve the Trust’s investment objective, the strategy may not prove to be successful. The investment decisions may not produce the intended results and there is no guarantee that the investment objective will be achieved.
• 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 includes real estate investment Trusts (“REITs”). REITs may concentrate their investments in specific geographic areas or in specific property types, such as, hotels, shopping malls, residential complexes and office buildings. The value of the REITs and other real estate securities and the ability of such securities to distribute income may be adversely affected by several factors, including: rising interest rates; changes in the global and local economic climate and real estate conditions; perceptions of prospective tenants of the safety, convenience and attractiveness of the properties; the ability of the owner to provide adequate management, maintenance and insurance; the cost of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act; increased competition from new properties; the impact of present or future environmental legislation and compliance with environmental laws; changes in real estate taxes and other operating expenses; adverse changes in governmental rules and fiscal policies; adverse changes in zoning laws; declines in the value of real estate; the downturn in the subprime mortgage lending market and the real estate market in the United States; and other factors beyond the control of the issuer of the security.
• The Trust invests in securities issued by small-capitalization and mid-capitalization companies. These securities customarily involve more investment risk than securities of large-capitalization companies. Small-capitalization and mid-capitalization companies may have limited product lines, markets or financial resources and may be more vulnerable to adverse general market or economic developments.
• 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.
• 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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