Guggenheim Investments Announces Estimated 2013 Annual Capital Gains Distributions for Its ETFs

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NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments, the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today the estimated annual capital gains distributions for the exchange traded funds (ETFs) listed below. Please note that these are only estimated amounts as of December 6, 2013 and include forward-looking information which may cause the estimates to change before year-end. These estimates are for year-end only. These estimates also do not contemplate changes in shares outstanding that may occur prior to the record date.

Guggenheim anticipates that it will announce final year-end distribution amounts for its equity Equal Weight, Mega Cap and Pure Style ETFs on December 19, 2013 and for the remainder of its equity ETFs on December 23, 2013. Monthly and year-end distribution amounts for its fixed income ETFs are expected to be announced on December 26, 2013. For more information, please visit guggenheiminvestments.com/products/etf/capital-gains or call the Guggenheim Investments ETF Knowledge Center at 888.WHY.ETFS.

 
  Total Distributions ($/share) Approximate % of NAV    
Fund Name Beginning Range Ending Range Beginning Range Ending Range Ex-Date Pay Date
Guggenheim BulletShares 2013 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCD) + 0.002  0.005 0.01% 0.02% n/a 12.31.2013
Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCE) 0.005 0.020 0.02% 0.09% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCF) 0.002 0.010 0.01% 0.05% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2016 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCG) 0.005 0.020 0.02% 0.09% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCH) 0.005 0.020 0.02% 0.09%  12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2018 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCI) 0.001 0.010 0.00% 0.05% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCJ) 0.005 0.020 0.02% 0.10% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2020 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCK) 0.001 0.010 0.00% 0.05% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2013 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJD) + 0.100 0.130 0.39% 0.51%  n/a  12.31.2013
 
  Total Distributions ($/share) Approximate % of NAV    
Fund Name Beginning Range Ending Range Beginning Range Ending Range Ex-Date Pay Date
Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJE) 0.100 0.130 0.37% 0.49% 12.27.2013  1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJF) 0.150 0.200 0.56%  0.74% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2016 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJG) 0.020 0.050 0.07% 0.19% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJH) 0.030 0.060 0.11%  0.22%  12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2018 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJI) 0.020 0.040 0.07% 0.15% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJJ) 0.001 0.010 0.00%  0.04% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF (GSY)++ 0.010 0.030  0.02%  0.06% 12.27.2013 1.2.2014
Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (EWRM) 0.330 0.370 0.72% 0.81% 12.20.2013 12.31.2013 

+ Since this fund is maturing, any capital gains will be part of its final liquidating distribution on 12.31.2013.

++ On September 30, 2013, Guggenheim Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF changed its name to Guggenheim Enhanced Short Duration ETF.

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. To the extent any portion of the distribution is estimated to be sourced from something other than income, such as return of capital, the source would be disclosed on a Section 19(a)-1 letter located on the Fund's website under the "Literature" tab. Distributions may be comprised of sources other than income, which may not reflect actual fund performance.

For more information, please visit http://www.guggenheiminvestments.com/products/etf.

Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, which consist of investment managers with approximately $164 billion in combined total assets.* Collectively, Guggenheim Investments has a long, distinguished history of serving institutional investors, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, family offices and financial intermediaries. Guggenheim Investments offers clients a wide range of differentiated capabilities built on a proven commitment to investment excellence. Guggenheim Investments has offices in Chicago, New York City and Santa Monica, along with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

*Guggenheim Investments total asset figure is as of 9.30.2013 and includes $11.852B of leverage for Assets Under Management and $0.331B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets include assets from Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Guggenheim Funds and its affiliated entities, and some business units including Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC, Guggenheim Aviation, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited, Transparent Value Advisors, LLC, and Guggenheim Partners India Management. Values from some funds are based upon prior periods.

Guggenheim Investments offers investors a broad range of ETPs—domestic and international equity, fixed-income and currency—to provide the core building blocks for portfolios, access to hard-to-reach market segments, as well as targeted investment choices.

Read an ETF's prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) carefully before investing. It contains the ETF's investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other information, which should be considered carefully before investing. Obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) for ETFs and other funds distributed by Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC at guggenheiminvestments.com.

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, ("GP"), which includes Security Investors, LLC ("SI") and Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC ("GFIA"), the investment advisors to the Rydex and Guggenheim ETFs, respectively.  Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC and Guggenheim Distributors, LLC are affiliated with GP, GFIA and SI.

Jeaneen Pisarra
Guggenheim Investments
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