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Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s)

The following ETF’s have been screened for Catholic Values by our Advisers in accordance with the United States Bishops Socially Responsible Guidelines. These funds are included within our Catholic Values Indexed ETF Portfolio products.

Global X S&P 500® Catholic Values ETF (CATH)                                              

Fund Summary: The Global X S&P 500® Catholic Values ETF (CATH) provides exposure to the companies within the S&P 500® whose business practices adhere to the Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines as outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and excludes those that do not.

Fund Objective: The Global X S&P 500® Catholic Values ETF seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P 500® Catholic Values Index.

Deutsche X-trackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond (RVNU)                                             

Fund Summary: The Deutsche X-trackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond ETF (RVNU) seeks to track the Solactive Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Index. The index is intended to track federal tax-exempt municipal bonds that have been issued with the intention of funding federal, state and local infrastructure projects such as water and sewer systems, public power systems, toll roads, bridges, tunnels and many other public use projects. The index will attempt to only hold those bonds issued by state and local municipalities where the interest and principal repayments are generated from dedicated revenue sources. The ETF seeks to focus its investments on infrastructure revenue bond holdings that generally have less fluctuation of income, sales and property tax revenue as well as generally less exposure to underfunded pensions and other postemployment benefit obligations.

Fund Objective: The Deutsche X-trackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond ETF (RVNU) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Index. The index is designed to track the returns of the segment of the U.S. long term tax-exempt bond market, consisting of infrastructure revenue bonds.

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)                                             

Fund Summary: The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than twenty years.

Fund Objective: Exposure to Long Term U.S. Treasury bonds. Targeted access to a specific segment of the U.S. Treasury market.

iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond (TLH)                                             

Fund Summary: The iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities between ten and twenty years.

Fund Objective: Exposure to Longer Term U.S. Treasury bonds. Targeted access to a specific segment of the U.S. Treasury market.

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEF) seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities between seven and ten years.

Fund Objective: Exposure to Intermediate-term U.S. Treasury bonds. Targeted access to a specific segment of the U.S. Treasury market.

iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEI)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities between three and seven years.

Fund Objective: Exposure to Intermediate-term U.S. Treasury bonds. Targeted access to a specific segment of the U.S. Treasury market.

SPDR® Bloomberg Barclays Short Term Treasury ETF (SST)                                      

Fund Summary: The SPDR® Bloomberg Barclays Short Term Treasury ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury Index.

Fund Objective: Exposure to Short-term U.S. Treasury bonds. Targeted access to a specific segment of the U.S. Treasury market.

iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares TIPS Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of inflation-protected U.S. Treasury bonds.

Fund Objective: Exposure to U.S. TIPS, which are government bonds whose face value rises with inflation. Access to the domestic TIPS market in a single fund. The fund seeks to protect against intermediate-term inflation.

iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond ETF (STIP)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of inflation-protected U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities of less than five years.

Fund Objective: Exposure to short-term U.S. TIPS, which are government bonds whose face value rises with inflation. Access to the domestic TIPS market in a single fund. The fund seeks to protect against near-term inflation.

iShares GNMA Bond ETF (GNMA)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares GNMA Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of mortgage-backed pass-through securities guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association (‘GNMA’ or ‘Ginnie Mae’).

Fund Objective: Low cost exposure to U.S. residential mortgage-backed bonds. GNMA (“Ginnie Mae”) bonds carry the full faith and credit guaranty of the U.S. government.

iShares International Treasury Bond ETF (IGOV)                                      

Fund Summary: The iShares International Treasury Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of non-U.S. developed market government bonds.

Fund Objective: Exposure to bonds issued by the governments of countries around the world (excluding the U.S.). Access to the broad international Treasury market to diversify a bond portfolio internationally and seek income.

 
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