PERFORMANCE

Percentage of U.S. Equity Funds

Outperformed by Benchmarks

Data Provided: S&P Dow Jones Indices, LLC ("SPDJI")

 

Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, CRSP. Data as of December 31, 2016. Table is provided for illustrative purposes. Past Performance of the Index is not an indication of future results. The Index returns shown do not represent the results of actual trading of investable assets/securities. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC maintains the Index and calculates the Index levels and performance shown or discussed, but does not manage actual assets. Index returns do not reflect payment of any sales charges or fees an investor may pay to purchase the securities underlying the Index or investment funds that are intended to track the performance of the Index. You cannot invest directly in an index. Index returns are not fund returns.

* The S&P 500® is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities. There is over USD 7.8 trillion benchmarked to the index, with index assets comprising approximately USD 2.2 trillion of this total. The index includes 500 leading companies and captures approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalization. The S&P 500® Equal Weight Index (EWI) is the equal-weight version of the widely-used S&P 500®. The index includes the same constituents as the capitalization weighted S&P 500®, but each company in the S&P 500® EWI is allocated a fixed weight - or 0.2% of the index total at each quarterly rebalance.

The S&P 500® Equal Weight Index, (the “Index”) is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a division of S&P Global, or its affiliates (“SPDJI”) and has been licensed for use by The Index Group, Inc. Standard & Poor’s® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, a division of S&P Global (“S&P”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by The Index Group, Inc. The Index Funds S&P 500 Equal Weight is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates, and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500® Equal Weight Index.

Average Annual Total Return

as of 6/30/2017

Inception Date: 4/30/15

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. You can obtain performance data current to the most recent month end by calling 1(844)464-6339 or www.INDEX.world.

Total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions.

The Index Group, Inc. has agreed to waive and/or reimburse fees or expenses from gross of 6.83% to net of 0.25% Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver/Expense Reimbursement (excluding acquired fund fees and expenses, brokerage expenses, interest expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses) of the Fund’s average daily net assets for No Load Class shares. This agreement is in effect through July 31, 2018. This agreement may not be terminated or modified by the Adviser prior to this date except with the approval of the Fund’s Board of Trustees.
 
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*** http://www.us.spindices.com/indices/equity/sp-500