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Unformatted text preview: CONSERVATIVE ALLOCATION The conservative portfolio consist of a 75:25 split of fixed income to equity exposure. Conservative investors are often concerned about security of capital they have accumulated for retirement. They are typically looking for a reliable source of income and may invest a small portion of their portfolio in the stock market. The sample portfolio allocation can be rebalanced as often as desired back to the fixed weights (quarterly, semi-annually, or annually). Investors that are seeking a conservative allocation may want to include the following asset classes and potential Claymore ETFs. The fixed income portion of the sample allocation is focused on high quality Government and Corporate bonds. The Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF (CLF), the Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Corporate Bond ETF (CBO) and the Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF (CPD) are potential Claymore ETFs that could fit in your allocation. The equity allocation is focused on dividend focused equity for both Canadian and Global exposure. Potential Claymore ETFs include the Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend ETF (CDZ) and the Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF (CYH), which includes a Canadian dollar hedging strategy. Conservative Portfolio Breakdown (as of March 31, 2010 ) Breakdown by Region (as of March 31, 2010 ) Asset Class Weight Potential Claymore ETF Management Fee Distribution Schedule Canadian Dividend Equity 12.5% CDZ 0.60% monthly Canada 53.3% Global Dividend Equity 10% CYH 0.65% monthly US 19.2% Global Real Estate 2.5% CGR 0.65% quarterly Europe 9.0% Preferred Shares 10% CPD 0.45% quarterly Asia Developed 7.4% Corporate Fixed Income 30% CBO 0.25% quarterly UK 5.7% Government Fixed Income 30% CLF 0.15% quarterly Emerging Markets 5.% Cash Alternative 5% CMR 0.25% monthly Total 100% 0.33% Dividend Yield 4.6% Breakdown by Sector (as of March 31, 2010 ) Equity / Income Allocation (as of March 31, 2010 ) Financials 38.9% Telecommunication Services 6.3% Equity 25% Energy 17.3% Consumer Staples 6.1% Income 75% Industrials 7.6% Materials 4.0% Utilities 7.3% Health Care 3.6% Consumer Discretionary 7.2% Information Technology 1.7% EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS: Claymore Balanced Portfolio Examples PORTFOLIO EXAMPLES Claymore Investments, Inc. 200 University Avenue, 13 th Floor Toronto, ON M5H 3C6 866-417-4640 www.claymoreinvestments.ca 04/10 These sample portfolios and allocations are for illustrative purposes only and serve as examples of allocations of assets to various classes of equities and fixed income and are of a general nature only. This does not constitute investment advice to you or any particular investor and any allocation or investment decision you make should be made with the advice of your financial or investment advisor with respect to your individual circumstances and after reading the appropriate prospectuses. Full risk disclosure may be obtained for each fund by clicking on the appropriate prospectuses....
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course ECON 5128 taught by Professor Ram during the Spring '11 term at Cambridge College.
- Spring '11