NEW YORK–()–The Toews Agility Shares™ Team is pleased to announce that the Toews Agility Shares™ Managed Risk ETF (MRSK) is ranked #3 out of 91 ETFs by Morningstar available in the Options Trading category based on its inaugural one-year annualized returns as of 6/30/2021.

“We’re thrilled with the success of our managed risk strategy, delivering for our investors and proving there are more than just buffer funds to offer options-based, risk-managed solutions,” said Phillip Toews, CEO and Portfolio Manager for Toews Agility Shares. “We believe we have designed a strategy that could potentially provide an alternative to the array of complex buffer products available in the market.”

The Toews Agility Shares Managed Risk ETF attempts to manage always-invested exposure to the S&P 500 Index while constantly hedged through S&P futures options and/or S&P 500 Index options. In addition, the underlying S&P 500 futures instrument allows margin to be allocated to the tactical management of aggregate bond instruments. MRSK incorporates its hedge through a combination of options strategies that allows the fund to potentially capitalize on sudden market reversals and manage downside risk. More specifically:

  • MRSK utilizes a methodology of selling options that attempt to offset the costs of the puts that provide a constant hedge.
  • Secondly, the put contracts are actively managed and adjusted if markets advance to keep puts near the money and to allow for puts to potentially better capitalize on falling markets.

“When we looked at the landscape for hedged products, we found that many solutions offer buffers, but due to the cost of their options and caps, may be exposed to meaningfully diminished growth,” says Dan Kullman, Director of Training and Education for Toews Asset Management. “MRSK was designed to address this issue by dynamically managing their options to address a rising or falling market.”

as of 6/30/2021

1

Month

3

Month

6

Month

1

Year

Since

Inception 6/25/2020

Toews Agility Shares Managed Risk ETF

1.97%

6.19%

11.13%

27.32%

29.14%

US Fund Options Trading

1.03%

3.34%

6.31%

16.30%

16.87%

CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite BXM

2.25%

5.08%

11.10%

27.28%

28.89%

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by visiting agilityshares.com. The Fund’s expense ratio is 1.26%.

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About Toews Agility Shares™

Toews Agility Shares™ provides risk-managed strategies within actively managed exchange-traded funds for investors. It strives to offer efficiency, tradability and transparency. Toews Agility Shares™ is powered by Toews’ research, innovation and expertise in working with investors since 1994.

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About Toews Asset Management

Toews Asset Management is an SEC-registered investment advisor founded in 1994. Most investors hope to avoid losses and realize growth. Toews builds portfolios that primarily seek to reduce risk of loss in crisis environments, as well as attempt to participate in market gains. Our process is not based on subjective or predictive methodology. It has used a heavily researched and price-reactive algorithm since 1996 that provides a signal for investment exit and re-entry points.

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ETF’s involve risk including possible loss of principal. An investor should consider the ETF’s investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. This and other information about the ETF is contained in the prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 877-558-6397. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. The Toews Funds Agility Shares Managed Risk ETF is distributed by Northern Lights Distributors LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Toews Corporation is not affiliated with Northern Lights, LLC.

Important Risk Information:

Market price returns are calculated using the closing price and account for distributions from the funds.

The Fund is a new Exchange Traded Fund and has a limited history of operations for investors to evaluate. The Fund’s use of futures contracts involves risks different from, or possibly greater than, the risks associated with investing directly in securities and other traditional investments.

These risks include leverage risk and correlation or tracking risk. Because futures require only a small initial investment in the form of a deposit or margin, they involve a high degree of leverage. The fund may have options risk. Options are subject to changes in the underlying securities or index of securities on which such instruments are based. The fund may invest in ETF’s. ETF’s are subject to investment advisory fees and other expenses, which will be indirectly paid by the Fund. As a result, your cost of investing in the Fund will be higher than the cost of investing directly in ETF’s and may be higher than other mutual funds that invest directly in securities. There is equity risk, as the price of equity securities may rise or fall because of changes in the broad market or changes in a company’s financial condition, sometimes rapidly or unpredictably.

US Fund Options Trading strategies use a variety of options trades, including put writing, options spreads, options-based hedged equity, and collar strategies, among others. In addition, strategies in this group that engage in option writing may seek to generate a portion of their returns, either indirectly or directly, from the volatility risk premium associated with options trading strategies. The CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index is a benchmark index designed to show the hypothetical performance of a portfolio that engages in a buywrite strategy using S&P 500 index call options. Investors cannot directly invest in an index and unmanaged index returns do not reflect any fees, expenses or sales charges. 2378-NLD-07192021.