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Data quoted is past performance and current performance may be lower or higher. Past performance is no
guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, and
shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
Performance at NAV does not include the effect of sales charges. Class A shares, including sales charges, reflects the maximum applicable front-end sales load.
Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of
dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or
Rankings are based on average annual total returns, but do not consider sales charges.
Risk Factors: As with any mutual fund, the value of the Fund's shares will change, and you could lose money on your investment. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. These and other risks are more fully described in the fund's prospectus. Not all funds or fund classes may be offered at all broker/ dealers.
Pricing: All prices and year-to-date returns are based on closing quotes unless noted, as supplied to the NASDAQ by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Index Description: MSCI World High Div Yld NR USD - MSCI World High Dividend Yield Index is designed to reflect the performance of equities (excluding REITs) with higher than average dividend yields that are both sustainable and persistent, first calculated on 5/31/2006. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
Fee Waiver and/or Expense Reimbursement: Through July 31, 2013, Ivy Investment Management Company (IICO), the Fund’s investment manager, Ivy Funds Distributor, Inc. (IFDI), the Fund’s distributor, and/or Waddell & Reed Services Company, doing business as WI Services Company (WISC), the Fund’s transfer agent, have contractually agreed to reimburse sufficient management fees, 12b-1 fees and/or shareholder servicing fees to cap the expenses for Class A shares at 1.35%, Class B shares at 2.30%, Class C shares at 2.02%, Class E shares at 1.33%, Class I shares at 0.91% and Class Y shares at 1.17%. Prior to that date, the expense limitation may not be terminated by IICO, IFDI, WISC or the Board of Trustees.
Performance results for some funds may include the effect of expense reduction arrangements. If those arrangements had not been in place, the performance results would have been lower.
Unsubsidized yields reflect what the yield would have been without the effect of reimbursements and waivers. The adviser and its affiliates have or may voluntarily waive a portion of their fees (including, but not limited to, distribution and service (12b-1) fees) and reimburse certain expenses. There is no guarantee that the fund will avoid a negative yield. Such undertaking may be amended or withdrawn at any time.
30-Day SEC Yield: is calculated based on a formula mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that calculates a fund's hypothetical annualized income, as a percentage of its assets. A security's income, for the purposes of this calculation, is based on the current market yield to maturity (in the case of bonds) or projected dividend yield (for stocks) of the fund's holdings over a trailing 30 day period. This hypothetical income will differ (at times, significantly) from the fund's actual experience; as a result, income distributions from the fund may be higher or lower than implied by the SEC yield.
12-Month Trailing Distribution Yield: at NAV refers to the 12-month historical cash flow paid over the past 12 months in dividends, divided by the past months ending NAV.
Information is subject to change and is not intended to represent any past or future investment recommendations.
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Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds, the InvestEd Portfolios and Ivy Funds Variable Insurance Portfolios are managed by Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company and distributed by its subsidiary, Waddell & Reed, Inc. Ivy Funds are managed by Ivy Investment Management Company and distributed by its subsidiary, Ivy Funds Distributor, Inc. Review the Corporate Entities page for detailed information about
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