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FLCO Franklin Liberty Investment Grd Corp ETF

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Fund FLCO Franklin Liberty Investment Grd Corp ETF TDFSX TDAM 5- to 10-Year Corporate Bond VICSX Vanguard Interm-Tm Corp Bd Idx Admiral  
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100% 93% 93%
Annual Fees
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$40.98
(0.40% Exp. Ratio)
$0.00
(0.00% Exp. Ratio)
$10.24
(0.10% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.44% annual return
$18,263.64 $20,597.16 $19,988.12
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,333.51 +$1,724.48
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN --
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 2.80%
3 YR 3.45%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 4.03%
3 YR 4.20%
5 YR 4.97%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks a high level of current income as is consistent with prudent investing, while seeking preservation of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade corporate debt securities and investments. It invests primarily in U.S. dollar denominated corporate debt securities issued by U.S. and foreign companies. The fund may invest in debt securities of any maturity or duration. The fund's focus on the credit quality of its portfolio is intended to reduce credit risk and help to preserve the fund's capital.
The investment seeks to provide high current income. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in corporate bonds with a term to maturity of between 5 and 10 years. For purposes of such policy, "bonds" includes bonds, debentures, notes and zero coupon obligations. The advisor currently anticipates that it will only purchase bonds that are, at the time of investment, rated investment grade (BBB- or above by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P") or Fitch Ratings Inc. ("Fitch") or Baa3 or above by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. ("Moody's")) or their unrated equivalents.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted corporate bond index with an intermediate-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 5-10 Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 5 and 10 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

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