PERFORMANCE, TRANSPARENCY, EFFICIENCY

MORNINGSTAR-RATED ETFS

  • NYSE Arca:
  • MINC
  • ★★★★
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AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF
Short-Term Bond
Overall rating as of 12/31/2020 based on risk adjusted returns of 514 funds

MINC provides exposure to low duration fixed income consistent with preservation of capital, while limiting fluctuations in net asset value due to changes in interest rates. The portfolio manager uses an active sector rotation process to identify areas of the fixed income market that they believe may outperform. The fund employs a disciplined risk management approach that seeks to minimize exposure to higher risks sectors of the market. MINC can be used to provide conservative income to a portfolio.

  • NYSE Arca:
  • VEGA
  • ★★★★
  • OVERALL
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AdvisorShares STAR Global Buy-Write ETF
Option Writing
Overall rating as of 12/31/2020 based on risk adjusted returns of 113 funds

VEGA is a low volatility, globally diversified asset allocation strategy that employs options seeking to enhance income and reduce risk. The volatility of each of the underlying positions drives option usage. During periods of high volatility, the fund will write (or sell) a call option to hedge downside risk through income generation from the sale of options. 60%-85% of VEGA’s equity positions will typically be covered. When volatility is low, the portfolio manager buys protective put options to manage downside risk. VEGA can serve as a core alternative allocation.

Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other information is in the prospectus and summary prospectus. Please read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before you invest. Foreside Fund Services, LLC, Distributor.

There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment goal. An investment in the Fund is subject to risk, including the possible loss of principal amount invested. The Fund is subject to the underlying ETFs and ETP risk that comprise this “fund of funds” and is subject to greater volatility due to commodity risk, a decline in the credit quality of the portfolio, increased risk of price volatility associated with emerging markets, and negative impact due to currency exchange rate fluctuations. Other Fund risks include market risk, equity risk, ETN risk, closed end fund risk, asset allocation risk, early closing risk, short sales and leverage risk, liquidity risk, trading risk, and turnover risk. This Fund may not be suitable for all investors. See prospectus for details regarding risk.

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or “star rating,” is calculated for managed products with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product’s monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive five stars, the next 22.5% receive four stars, the next 35% receive three stars, the next 22.5% receive two stars, and the bottom 10% receive one star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three- and five-year Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns.

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MINC received a 3 star rating for the 3-year period and a 4 star rating for the 5-year period. The Short-Term Bond Category consists of 514 funds in the 3-year period and 458 in the 5-year period.

VEGA received a 3 star rating for the 3-year period and a 4 star rating for the 5-year period. The Option Writing Category consists of 113 funds in the 3-year period and 70 in the 5-year period.