SMDFUX Defensive 50 Equities Trust
The trust seeks to provide total return potential in an environment where the stock market may experience a pullback in prices during the life of the trust. Total return may include capital appreciation and dividend income.
The trust intends to pursue its objective through investments in equity securities of 50 companies from the Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”) 500 Index.
In an effort to identify stocks that might outperform if the U.S. stock market experiences a pullback during the trust’s life, the sponsor selected the 50 stocks from the S&P 500 Index it believed most closely fit the following criteria and aligned with the trust’s objective
Cumulative returns of each unit investment trust series are based on distributions received in cash and recognized on the ex-dividend date and paid out on the payable date during the life of the unit investment trust. Returns are calculated excluding the Transactional Sales Charge for each unit investment trust series but does reflect the Creation & Development Fee and trust operating expenses as incurred for each unit investment trust series. The returns do not adjust for taxes. If adjusted or taxes, the effects of taxation would reduce the performance depicted.
Past performance is no indicator of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. An investment in units of a unit investment trust when redeemed may be worth more or less than the original investment.
Unit Investment Trust ("UIT") Investment Risks
There is no assurance that a unit investment trust will achieve its investment objective.
Unit investment trusts are unmanaged. You can lose money investing in unit investment trusts. When sold, units may be worth more or less than the original amount invested. Depending upon the specific product offering, investment risks include, but are not limited to, interest rate risk, credit risk, call risk and liquidity risk.
Product(s) discussed herein are not FDIC insured, may lose value, and are not bank guaranteed. You should not purchase an investment product or make an investment recommendation until you have read the specific offering documentation and understand the specific investment terms, features, risks, fees, charges and expenses of such investment.