Find Energy Stocks In The Form Of An ETF With (OOK) and (TXF)

Often labeled as “Large Cap Blends,” both OOK and TXF exchange traded funds (ETF’s) are currently weighted >65% in energy and include many well-known drilling, exploration, refining and pipeline companies.

“I believe both Oklahoma and Texas are business friendly with remarkable Economies that continue to show growth in Personal Income, Employment and Real Gross State Product. In fact, according to the World Bank, Texas’s GDP ranks as the 15th largest in the world.”

OOK and TXF invest in a portfolio of securities that represents a benchmark index of publicly traded companies in Oklahoma and Texas and both have an expense ratio of just 0.20% (plus brokerage commissions). Presently, 30 companies, none weighted more than 7.76%, are found in OOK and 87 companies, none weighted more than 5.51%, are found in TXF.

Those companies include not only energy names such as Devon, Chesapeake, Schlumberger and Exxon, but also familiar names like Sonic, Dollar Thrifty (currently engaged in a bidding war between Avis and Hertz), AT&T and Dell. Presently, the average market capitalization for the companies in OOK is $3.6 billion and for TXF is $20.2 billion.

“We could not be more pleased with the results of OOK and TXF since their inception as their components continue to endure economic uncertainties both foreign and domestic,” said Keith Geary, chairman of Geary Advisors. “I believe both Oklahoma and Texas are business friendly with remarkable Economies that continue to show growth in Personal Income, Employment and Real Gross State Product. In fact, according to the World Bank, Texas’s GDP ranks as the 15th largest in the world.”

At least 10 percent of the OOK and TXF management fees go to support Aaron’s Bridge, an Oklahoma nonprofit organization working to establish and provide more treatment options in Oklahoma and Texas for children with developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

For more information about OOK, visit www.ooketf.com and for more information about TXF, visit www.txfetf.com.

OOK’s Top 10 Holdings as of 6-16-10 (Source = Morningstar.com) 

Holdings are Subject to Daily Changes

      % Net Assets
         
Continental Resources, Inc.       7.76
Devon Energy Corporation       7.55
Chesapeake Energy Corp.       7.54
Williams Companies, Inc.       7.36
Williams Partners L.P.       5.65
 
Alliance Resource Partners LP       4.61
ONEOK Partners, L.P.       4.46
Unit Corporation       4.46
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.       4.44
Helmerich & Payne, Inc.       4.32
TXF’s Top 10 Holdings as of 6-16-10 (Source = Morningstar.com) 

Holdings are Subject to Daily Changes

      % Net Assets
         
Schlumberger, Ltd.       5.51
Exxon Mobil Corporation       4.85
AT&T, Inc.       4.73
ConocoPhillips       4.49
Apache Corporation       3.62
 
Texas Instruments, Inc.       3.25
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.       3.15
Dell, Inc.       3.11
EOG Resources       2.96
Halliburton Company       2.94

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of OOK, Inc. and TXF Funds carefully before investing. This and other important information about OOK, Inc. and TXF Funds can be found in their prospectuses. To obtain a copy of these prospectuses, please call (405) 235-5757 or visit OOK, Inc.’s Web site at www.ooketf.com or TXF Funds at www.txfetf.com. Please read the prospectuses carefully before investing.

OOK ETF and TXF ETF are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. ALPS Distributors, Inc. and Geary Advisors, Inc. are unaffiliated entities.

Because OOK ETF and TXF ETF will invest substantially all of their assets in the securities of companies that have their headquarters or principal place of business located in Oklahoma and Texas, or that generate a significant portion of their revenues in Oklahoma and Texas, OOK ETF and TXF ETF will be subject to greater volatility as a result of the events and conditions affecting Oklahoma and Texas, to a greater extent than an ETF that did not focus its investments in this manner. An investment in the OOK ETF and TXF ETF involves risks, including loss of principle. Holdings are subject to change.

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Companies in the energy business may be adversely affected by changes in worldwide energy prices, exploration, production spending, government regulation, changes in exchange rates and depletion of natural resources.

Market capitalization is the sum derived from the current stock price per share times the total number of shares outstanding. Although the market capitalization of a company is an indication of the value of the company, it is only a temporary metric based on the current stock market. The true value of the company (its profits, product positioning, balance sheet, etc.) may not be reflected in the market capitalization.

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