Overview

Fund Factsas of Jan 31, 2017

Institutional Class Inception 02/09/2017
Investment Objective Total return
Total Net Assets
Minimum Investment $50000
Expense Ratio (Gross)1 0.68%
Expense Ratio (Net)1,2 0.55%
CUSIP 27826A144

Portfolio Management

Thomas Seto Managed Fund since inception
Thomas B. Lee, CFA Managed Fund since inception
Jay Strohmaier, CFA Managed Fund since inception

About Risk 

The effectiveness of the Fund's option strategy is dependent upon a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect on the Fund. Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Calls and puts written by the Fund will be based on the S&P 500 Index or a substitute for the S&P 500 Index. If the S&P 500 Index appreciates or depreciates sufficiently over the period to offset the net premium received, the Fund will incur a net loss. ETFs are subject to the risks of investing in the underlying securities and the Fund will bear a pro rata portion of the operating expenses of an ETF in which it invests. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can increase both the risk and return potential of the Fund), and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honor its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio (Gross)1 0.68%
Expense Ratio (Net)1,2 0.55%
Institutional Class Inception 02/09/2017
Distribution Frequency Annually

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Feb 17, 2017 $10.09 $0.01
Feb 16, 2017 $10.08 $0.00
Feb 15, 2017 $10.08 $0.02
Feb 14, 2017 $10.06 $0.02
Feb 13, 2017 $10.04
Feb 10, 2017 $10.01 $0.01
Feb 09, 2017 $10.00

Distribution History3

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a distribution greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Capital Gain History3

Ex-Date Short-Term Long-Term Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a capital gain greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

About Risk 

The effectiveness of the Fund's option strategy is dependent upon a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect on the Fund. Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Calls and puts written by the Fund will be based on the S&P 500 Index or a substitute for the S&P 500 Index. If the S&P 500 Index appreciates or depreciates sufficiently over the period to offset the net premium received, the Fund will incur a net loss. ETFs are subject to the risks of investing in the underlying securities and the Fund will bear a pro rata portion of the operating expenses of an ETF in which it invests. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can increase both the risk and return potential of the Fund), and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honor its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Portfolio

No portfolio information is currently available.

About Risk 

The effectiveness of the Fund's option strategy is dependent upon a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect on the Fund. Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Calls and puts written by the Fund will be based on the S&P 500 Index or a substitute for the S&P 500 Index. If the S&P 500 Index appreciates or depreciates sufficiently over the period to offset the net premium received, the Fund will incur a net loss. ETFs are subject to the risks of investing in the underlying securities and the Fund will bear a pro rata portion of the operating expenses of an ETF in which it invests. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can increase both the risk and return potential of the Fund), and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honor its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Insights & Analysis

Commentary

No commentary information is currently available.

About Risk 

The effectiveness of the Fund's option strategy is dependent upon a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect on the Fund. Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Calls and puts written by the Fund will be based on the S&P 500 Index or a substitute for the S&P 500 Index. If the S&P 500 Index appreciates or depreciates sufficiently over the period to offset the net premium received, the Fund will incur a net loss. ETFs are subject to the risks of investing in the underlying securities and the Fund will bear a pro rata portion of the operating expenses of an ETF in which it invests. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can increase both the risk and return potential of the Fund), and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honor its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.

Attribution

No attribution information is currently available.

About Risk 

The effectiveness of the Fund's option strategy is dependent upon a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect on the Fund. Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Calls and puts written by the Fund will be based on the S&P 500 Index or a substitute for the S&P 500 Index. If the S&P 500 Index appreciates or depreciates sufficiently over the period to offset the net premium received, the Fund will incur a net loss. ETFs are subject to the risks of investing in the underlying securities and the Fund will bear a pro rata portion of the operating expenses of an ETF in which it invests. Derivative instruments can be used to take both long and short positions, be highly volatile, result in economic leverage (which can increase both the risk and return potential of the Fund), and involve risks in addition to the risks of the underlying instrument on which the derivative is based, such as counterparty, correlation and liquidity risk. If a counterparty is unable to honor its commitments, the value of Fund shares may decline and/or the Fund could experience delays in the return of collateral or other assets held by the counterparty. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Biography
Thomas Seto

Thomas Seto

Head of Investment Management
Parametric Seattle Investment Center
Joined Parametric Portfolio Associates 1998

Thomas Seto is head of investment management with Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, an investment adviser and majority-owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. Tom is responsible for all portfolio management and trading at the Seattle Investment Center, and is a member of the executive committee. He joined Parametric in 1998.

Tom began his career in the investment management industry in 1991. Before joining Parametric, he served as the head of U.S. equity index investments at Barclays Global Investors.

Tom earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Education
  • B.S. University of Washington
  • M.B.A Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

Biography

Thomas B. Lee, CFA

Managing Director Investment Strategy and Research
Parametric Minneapolis Investment Center
Joined Parametric 1994

Thomas Lee is a managing director for investment strategy and research for Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, an investment adviser and majority-owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. He leads an investment team responsible for managing the firm's investment strategies, and providing customized risk management strategies for institutional investors at Parametric's Minneapolis Investment Center.

Prior to joining The Clifton Group (acquired by Parametric in 2012) in 1994, Thomas worked as a research analyst at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.

Thomas earned a B.S. in economics and an MBA in finance from University of Minnesota. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S. and MBA University of Minnesota

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 
Biography

Jay Strohmaier, CFA

Managing Director
Parametric Minneapolis Investment Center
Joined Parametric Portfolio Associates 2009

Education

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 

Literature

Literature

Fact Sheet

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Full Prospectus

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SAI

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Summary Prospectus

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