Five Star Press Release – April 2020


AdvisorShares ETFs DBLV and FWDB Achieve Five-Star Ratings  Bethesda, MD. — April 30, 2020 — AdvisorShares announced that the AdvisorShares DoubleLine Value Equity ETF (ticker: DBLV) and the AdvisorShares FolioBeyond Smart Core Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: FWDB) have received five-star Morningstar ratings as of 3/31/20. DBLV’s five-star rating is for its three-year risk-adjusted returns in Morningstar’s Mid-Cap Value category out of 388 funds[1].FWDB’s five-star rating is for its three-, five-year and overall risk-adjusted returns in Morningstar’s Multisector Bond category out of 271, 226, and 271 funds respectively.

Sub-advised by DoubleLine Equity, DBLV seeks to deliver capital appreciation by investing in classic value opportunities in companies with temporarily depressed earnings and in quality value opportunities in durable franchises or disruptor franchises. Both represent two sides of the same coin of fundamental value investing: the search for stocks of companies which are undervalued because of market misperceptions.

FWDB invests without selection bias, seeking investment results that exceed the price and yield performance of its benchmark, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. FWDB utilizes FolioBeyond’s advanced asset allocation process which actively invests across 20-plus distinct bond classes covering major sectors of the global fixed income universe.


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[1] The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.”