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1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio ETF (PLW)'
The 1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio ETF (PLW) is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that seeks to mimic the daily performance of the price and yield of the Ryan/Mergent 1-30 Year Treasury Laddered Index (Index). It uses the Ryan/Mergent 1-30 Year Treasury Laddered Index as the basis for the underlying management. The Index measures the potential returns of the U.S. Treasury yield curve based on approximately 30 equally weighted U.S. Treasury issues with fixed coupons, scheduled to mature in a proportional, annual laddered structure. The Portfolio does not participate in Treasury Bills, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS), or zero-coupon securities (STRIPS).
The value of the stocks in the Ryan/Mergent 1-30 Year Treasury Laddered Index is likely to be more volatile than stocks of other issues. An investor in the Fund should anticipate that the value of their shares will increase or decease in value more or less in correlation with increases and decreases in the value of the Index.
The '1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio ETF (PLW) is linked to the Ryan/Mergent 1-30 Year Treasury Laddered Index. This index is an equal-weighted diversified portfolio of 30 distinct maturities. For more information about the index please click 
|'||Coupon Rate||Maturity Date||Rating||Weight|
|US TREASURY N/B 5.375% 2/15/2031||5.38%||2/15/2031||AAA/Aaa||10.02%|
|US TREASURY N/B 4.5% 2/15/2036||4.50%||2/15/2036||AAA/Aaa||9.80%|
|US TREASURY N/B 4.75% 2/15/2037||4.75%||2/15/2037||AAA/Aaa||3.46%|
|US TREASURY N/B 7.875% 2/15/2021||7.88%||2/15/2021||AAA/Aaa||3.43%|
|US T-BOND 3.5% 02/15/2039||3.50%||2/15/2039||AAA/Aaa||3.42%|
|US TREASURY N/B 8.875% 2/15/2019||8.88%||2/15/2019||AAA/Aaa||3.41%|
|US TREASURY N/B 8.5% 2/15/2020||8.50%||2/15/2020||AAA/Aaa||3.40%|
|US TREASURY N/B 3.875% 2/15/2013||3.88%||2/15/2013||AAA/Aaa||3.40%|
|US TREASURY N/B 4% 2/15/2014||4.00%||2/15/2014||AAA/Aaa||3.40%|
|US TREASURY N/B 4% 2/15/2015||4.00%||2/15/2015||AAA/Aaa||3.39%|
Holdings as of 10/08/2009