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Gyroscope Capital’s Dividend Income Strategy Awarded Five-Star Morningstar Rating

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gyroscope Capital Management’s Dividend Income Strategy has received a five-star Morningstar Rating™ as of June 30, 2017 based on risk-adjusted returns for the preceding five years. The Morningstar Rating™, commonly known as the star rating, is a measure of an investment product's risk-adjusted return relative to similar strategies. SMA managers are rated from one to five stars, with the best performers receiving five stars. The Dividend Income Strategy is in the Morningstar Option Writing Separate Account Manager Category, which includes 28 SMA managers rated overall.

Gyroscope’s Dividend Income Strategy was launched on Oct 1, 2007 and is coming up on its 10-year anniversary. This model separately managed account (SMA) strategy seeks to generate a 6% annualized income yield by investing in stocks that deliver above-market dividend yields and by selling covered calls in order to collect option premiums. Additional details regarding strategy performance and strategy investment objectives are available at www.gyroscopecapital.com.

The Dividend Income with Covered Call Overlay Strategy is marketed as an SMA to investment advisors by Gyroscope Capital Management Group and is currently available on the following investment platforms: Mount Yale Investment Advisors, Charles Schwab, Envestnet, Moors & Cabot and LPL Hybrid Advisors. The strategy recently surpassed the $100 million threshold in assets under management.

“We are pleased that Morningstar has awarded our Dividend Income Strategy with a five-star Morningstar Rating,” said Mike Egan, President and strategist for Gyroscope Capital’s actively-managed SMA strategies. “The five-star ranking recognizes the value that we strive to deliver to our end clients and their advisors and demonstrates the consistency of our disciplined investment processes.”

DISCLOSURES

Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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The Dividend Income Strategy was rated against the following numbers of Option Writing strategies over the following time periods: 28 strategies in the last three years, 24 strategies in the last five years, and 8 strategies in the last ten years. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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Source: Gyroscope Capital Management