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PSRWX PIMCO Senior Floating Rate C

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Fund PSRWX PIMCO Senior Floating Rate C SNLN Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF BKLN PowerShares Senior Loan ETF  
100% 93% 92%
Annual Fees
(1.75% Exp. Ratio)
(0.55% Exp. Ratio)
(0.65% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.90% annual return
$10,366.62 $14,921.20 $14,477.59
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,554.59 +$4,110.98
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 6.63%
3 YR 1.82%
5 YR 3.00%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 8.42%
3 YR 2.20%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 8.90%
3 YR 2.13%
5 YR 4.14%
10 YR --
The investment seeks a high level of current income, consistent with prudent investment management. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of floating or adjustable rate senior secured loans, senior corporate debt and other senior Fixed Income Instruments that effectively enable the fund to achieve a floating rate of income. It may invest up to 10% of its total assets in securities and instruments of issuers economically tied to emerging market countries. The fund may also invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies and in U.S. dollar-denominated securities of foreign issuers.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Leveraged Loan Index. The fund will, under normal circumstances, invest at least 80% of its assets (the "80% basket") in component securities of the underlying index. The underlying index is a subset of the Markit iBoxx USD Leveraged Loan Index. "Leveraged Loans" are loans to companies that typically already have a high amount of debt and are often characterized by lower credit ratings or higher interest rates. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the S&P/LSTA U.S. Leveraged Loan 100 Index (the "underlying index"). The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in senior loans that comprise the underlying index. Banks and other lending institutions generally issue senior loans to corporations, partnerships or other entities ("borrowers"). These borrowers operate in a variety of industries and geographic regions, including foreign countries.

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