Pacer Wilshire US Mid Cap Trendpilot Index

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The Pacer Wilshire US Mid Cap Trendpilot IndexSM, based on methodology designed by Pacer Financial, Inc., utilizes a systematic trend-following strategy that provides exposure to either the Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index, the Cash Rate, or 50 percent of each, depending on the relative performance of the Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index on a simple historical moving average basis. (The Cash Rate uses the most recent yield on a hypothetical notional investment in the 3-month U.S. Treasury Bill reported as the 91-day auction high rate for U.S. Treasury bills.)

The index aims to mitigate, to some extent, the volatility of the Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index by tracking the Cash Rate or 50 percent of the Cash Rate (instead of the Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index) if the Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index is below its historical 200-index business day simple moving average.

Summary

  • Wilshire US Mid-Cap Total Return Index, Cash or 50/50
  • Exposures evaluated daily based on trend-following strategy
  • Daily history from December 31, 1999
  • Suggested exchange ticker: PWTMC


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