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The 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund is the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to capture, before fees and expenses, the returns of the shorter maturity subset of the Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) market by tracking The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked Treasury Index. The fund aims to achieve the real return (above inflation), capital preservation, and low volatility level inherent in short maturity TIPS.
Dr. Bhansali is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He currently oversees PIMCO's quantitative investment portfolios. From 2000, he also headed PIMCO's firmwide analytics department. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2000, he was a proprietary trader in the fixed income trading group at Credit Suisse First Boston and in the fixed income arbitrage group at Salomon Brothers in New York. Previously, he was head of the exotic and hybrid options trading desk at Citibank in New York. He is the author of numerous scientific and financial papers and of the books "Bond Portfolio Investing and Risk Management," "Pricing and Managing Exotic and Hybrid Options," "Fixed Income Finance: A Quantitative Approach" and the most recent book, "Tail Risk Hedging." He also holds the ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) certificate, the highest civil aviation license in the U.S. He has 24 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from Harvard University. He has a master's degree in physics and an undergraduate degree from the California Institute of Technology.
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The last recorded trade price before today, often referred to as a “Closing Price” of
The SEC yield is an annualized yield based on the most recent 30 day period. The fund’s yield quotation includes an adjustment to the principal value of the TIPS securities to reflect changes in the government’s official inflation rate, if any; changes in the government’s official inflation rate can cause the fund’s yield to vary substantially from one month to the next. At times, including during periods of deflation, the SEC yield calculation may result in a negative number. An exceptionally high SEC yield may be attributable to a rise in the inflation rate, which might not be repeated.
The distribution yield for monthly paying Funds is calculated by annualizing actual dividends distributed for the monthly period ended on the date shown and dividing by the net asset value on the last business day for the same period. The distribution yield for quarterly paying Funds is calculated by taking the average of the prior four quarterly distribution yields. The quarterly distribution yields are calculated by annualizing actual dividends distributed for the quarterly period ended on the most recent quarterly distribution date and dividing by the net asset value for the same date. The yield does not include long- or short-term capital gains distributions.
Premiums or discounts are the differences (expressed as a percentage) between the NAV and the Market Price of the Fund on a given day, generally at the time the NAV is calculated. A premium is the amount that the Fund is trading above the reported NAV, expressed as a percentage of the NAV. A discount is the amount that the Fund is trading below the reported NAV, expressed as a percentage of the NAV. The since inception premium/discount average is calculated by averaging the daily premium/discount since the inception of the fund. The daily premium/discount is the difference between the daily market price for shares of the Fund and the Fund's net asset value. The market price is determined using the midpoint between the highest bid and the lowest offer on the listing exchange, as of the time that the Fund's NAV is calculated.
The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked Treasury IndexSM is an unmanaged index comprised of U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities with at least $1 billion in outstanding face value and a remaining term to final maturity of at least 1 year and less than 5 years. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index. *“BofA Merrill Lynch” and “The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked IndexSM” are reprinted with permission. © Copyright 2012 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“BofA Merrill Lynch”). All rights reserved. “BofA Merrill Lynch” and "The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked IndexSM” are service marks of BofA Merrill Lynch and/or its affiliates and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by PIMCO on behalf of the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund that is based on The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked IndexSM, and is not issued, sponsored, endorsed or promoted by BofA Merrill Lynch and/or BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates nor is BofA Merrill Lynch and/or BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates an adviser to the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund. BofA Merrill Lynch and BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates make no representation, express or implied, regarding the advisability of investing in the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund or The Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked Treasury IndexSM and do not guarantee the quality, accuracy or completeness of The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked Treasury IndexSM, Index Values or any Index related data included herein, provided herewith or derived therefrom and assume no liability in connection with their use. As the index provider, BofA Merrill Lynch is licensing certain trademarks, The BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation-Linked Treasury IndexSM and trade names which are composed by BofA Merrill Lynch without regard to PIMCO, the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund or any investor. BofA Merrill Lynch and BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates do not provide investment advice to PIMCO or the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund and are not responsible for the performance of the PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Exchange-Traded Fund.