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VRP PowerShares Variable Rate Preferred ETF

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Fund VRP PowerShares Variable Rate Preferred ETF PFXF VanEck Vectors Pref Secs ex Fincls ETF  
100% 85%
Annual Fees
(0.50% Exp. Ratio)
(0.41% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.14% annual return
$12,076.19 $12,408.22
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$332.03
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 10.81%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 12.38%
3 YR 8.45%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities Floating and Variable Rate Index. The fund will invest at least 90% of its total assets in the securities that comprise the underlying index. The underlying index is a market capitalization-weighted index designed to track the performance of preferred stock, as well as certain types of "hybrid securities" that are functionally equivalent to preferred stocks, that are issued by U.S.-based or foreign issuers and that pay a floating or variable rate dividend or coupon. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index (the "Preferred Securities Index"). The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is comprised of convertible or exchangeable and non-convertible preferred securities listed on U.S. exchanges. The fund is non-diversified.

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