ArrowShares To Begin Trading The Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF Tuesday, May 08, 2012
ArrowShares has announced that they will begin trading The Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:GYLD) Tuesday, May 08, 2012. The Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF (the “Fund”) seeks investment results that generally correspond, before fees and expenses, to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones Global Composite Yield Index.
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses: 0.75% Principal Investment Strategies The Fund uses a “passive” or “indexing” investment approach to seek to track the price and yield performance of the Underlying Index. Unlike many investment companies, the Fund does not try to “beat” the Underlying Index and does not seek temporary defensive positions when markets decline.
Under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in the component securities of the Underlying Index (or depositary receipts representing those securities). The Underlying Index seeks to identify the 150 highest yielding investable securities in the world within three “asset classes.” The three global “asset classes” in the Underlying Index are equity securities, fixed income securities and alternative investments, and the asset classes are represented in the Underlying Index by the following five types of securities:
- Equity securities are represented by depository receipts, common stocks and preferred stocks of companies of any size, including small and medium-sized companies;
- Fixed income securities (sometimes referred to as “debt securities” or “bonds”) are represented by
- Sovereign debt securities; and
- Corporate bonds, including investment and non-investment (or “junk”) bonds; and
- Alternative investments are represented by
- Real estate securities, including REITs; and
- Energy-related investments, including preferred stocks of energy companies, royalty income trusts (“royalty trusts”) and MLPs.
Each type of security (i.e., equity, sovereign debt, corporate debt, real estate and energy securities) is equal weighted at 20% of the Underlying Index on rebalance and reconstitution dates and represented by approximately 30 component securities in the Underlying Index. The Underlying Index is rebalanced and reconstituted at the end of each calendar quarter.
Between quarter-ends, the relative weights of the types of securities in the Underlying Index will fluctuate with changes in the component securities’ market values. Since the Underlying Index is composed of securities of all five types, there may be times when lower yielding securities of one type are selected for the Underlying Index and higher yielding securities of another type are not.
The Underlying Index aggregates five different sub-indexes to identify its component securities – one sub-index for each type of security. The component securities of each sub-index are equal-weighted. The equity, real estate and energy sub-indexes are rebalanced quarterly and reconstituted annually. The sovereign and corporate debt sub-indexes are rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly.
Securities in the Underlying Index may include securities from developed or emerging market countries and securities of any credit quality, including junk bonds. Preferred stocks, other debt securities, convertible securities and sovereign debt securities may be rated by credit rating agencies and their ratings may be considered by the Underlying Index’s methodology . The Fund may be concentrated in an industry or group of industries or in a sector to the extent the Underlying Index is concentrated in an industry or group of industries or sector.
Although it is expected that the Fund will invest in all of the positions in the Underlying Index in the same weight as they appear in the Index (i.e., replicate the Underlying Index), the Fund may use a “sampling” methodology to seek its investment objective . Sampling involves using a quantitative analysis to select securities that in the aggregate have investment characteristics resembling the Underlying Index in terms of key risk factors, performance attributes and other characteristics. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets in instruments that are not component securities of the Underlying Index, including other exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”).
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