Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (DEF) and Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NFO) to Change Indices
NEW YORK, NY – August 22, 2016 – In an effort to potentially enhance exposure and performance potential, on 10.21.2016, Guggenheim will transition the underlying indices for Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (DEF) and Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NFO). The ETF names and tickers will remain the same.
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Guggenheim Investments to Close and Liquidate Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF (EMRE)
On Friday, August 19, 2016, Guggenheim Investments announced that it will liquidate its Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF (EMRE). Key dates are:
September 15, 2016 - Last day for creation / redemption activity
September 20, 2016 - Last day of trading
September 23, 2016 – Liquidation date
September 26, 2016 – Proceeds distributed
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Press Release: Guggenheim Investments to Close and Liquidate Guggenheim Emerging Markets Real Estate ETF in September
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Upcoming Changes to the S&P 500® EW Financials Index will Effect Corresponding Changes to RYF
On or prior to September 16, 2016, to ensure that Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Financials ETF (RYF) continues to align with its benchmark index, RYF intends to replace its real estate stock holdings with shares of Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Real Estate ETF (EWRE). After market close on September 16, RYF intends to make an in-kind distribution of its shares of EWRE, plus a small amount of cash for fractional shares, to shareholders of RYF such that, following the distribution, RYF will continue to hold stocks included in the reconstituted S&P 500® Equal Weight Financials Index in accordance with its principal investment strategies. See RYF’s prospectus supplement or or read the FAQs for more information.
Investor’s Business Daily: “That Fizz You’re Hearing Is A Consumer Staples ETF with Winning Style”
A recent article in IBD pointed out the strong performance of the defensively positioned consumer staples sector year-to-date. Composed of household-name stocks that most investors are familiar with (i.e., food, beverages, household items, etc.), consumer staples benefits from a consistent level of demand and revenue, which tends to result in stable equity returns. The article points out the advantage of an equal weight approach via Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (RHS) and showcases RHS’s outperformance against competitor sector ETFs.
Pure Growth | Pure Value | Pure Exposure: Guggenheim Pure Style ETFs
A potential drawback of actively managed mutual funds and traditional cap‐weighted style indices is a lack of style purity. This may undermine portfolio optimization and performance. Guggenheim Pure Style ETFs seek to address this shortcoming with a unique approach, offering only “pure” exposure to value and growth investing. Learn more on how Guggenheim Pure Style ETFs are different.
Guggenheim Expands Equal Weight Line-up with Launch of S&P 100® Equal Weight ETF
On June 30, 2016, Guggenheim launched Guggenheim S&P 100® Equal Weight ETF (OEW)–a strategic beta ETF that offers equal weight exposure to 100 major blue-chip companies found in the S&P 500® Index. OEW offers an alternative to traditional S&P 100® cap-weighted strategies through more diversified opportunities, disciplined rebalancing and performance potential.
Guggenheim Launches U.S. Large Cap Optimized Volatility ETF
On May 10, 2016, Guggenheim launched Guggenheim U.S. Large Cap Optimized Volatility ETF (OVLC)–a strategic beta ETF that seeks to deliver low volatility exposure most of the time, but shifts to a higher volatility profile when risk is being rewarded in the market.
Guggenheim Launches Large Cap Optimized Diversification ETF
On April 19, 2016, Guggenheim launched Guggenheim Large Cap Optimized Diversification ETF (OPD)–a strategic beta ETF that seeks to optimize diversification through selecting low-correlated large-cap stocks and weighting them by correlation and risk. Combining differentiated return streams from lowly correlated stocks may provide the potential for attractive risk-adjusted returns.
World Water Day 2016
Guggenheim S&P Global Water Index ETF (CGW)
March 22nd is recognized by the United Nations as World Water Day, underscoring the increasing global demand for water. Guggenheim provides exposure to companies trying to meet this demand through Guggenheim S&P Global Water Index ETF (CGW). Investing in water has potential to make a difference in investment portfolios, as well as the world in which we live.
Guggenheim Launches Total Return Bond ETF (GTO)
On February 10, 2016, Guggenheim launched Guggenheim Total Return Bond ETF (GTO)—an actively managed ETF that provides access to Guggenheim’s unique and award-winning fixed-income investment expertise. GTO seeks maximum total return, comprised of income and capital appreciation.
Final Maturity Distribution Announcement for Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 Corporate Bond ETF and Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
On December 30, 2015, Guggenheim Investments announced the distributions for the maturity of Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: BSCF) and Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: BSJF).
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Guggenheim Launches Dow Jones Industrial Average® Dividend ETF
On December 16, 2015, Guggenheim launched Guggenheim Dow Jones Industrial Average® Dividend ETF (DJD)—a strategic beta ETF that weights the DJIA® securities by dividend yield, rather than the Dow’s traditional price-weighting methodology. By combining the DJIA’s securities with a dividend-focus, DJD offers an alternative strategy to the well-known mega-cap companies of the DJIA® and may enhance performance over time.