Direxion Launches 3X Leveraged ETF on Pharmaceuticals

New ETF Provides 300% Exposure to Dynamic Pharmaceutical Intellidex Index

NEW YORK—November 15, 2017—Direxion has launched the Direxion Daily Pharmaceutical Bull 3X Shares (Ticker: PILL). The Fund seeks to achieve 300% of the daily performance of the Dynamic Pharmaceutical Intellidex Index. The index provides exposure to 30 U.S pharmaceutical companies principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture, sale or distribution of pharmaceuticals and drugs of all types.

Fund Symbol CUSIP Benchmark Gross Expense Ratio Net Expense Ratio*
Direxion Daily Pharmaceutical Bull 3X Shares PILL 25460E646 Dynamic Pharmaceutical Intellidex Index 1.13% 1.12%

“The pharmaceutical sector is continuously evolving, with research and development leading to new product innovation and availability,” said Sylvia Jablonski, Managing Director at Direxion. “The launch of PILL is timely, allowing traders to magnify their short-term bullish perspective on the popular sector.” 

Like all leveraged ETFs, this Direxion product is intended only for investors with an in-depth understanding of the risks associated with seeking leveraged investment results, and who plan to actively monitor and manage their positions. There is no guarantee that this Fund will meet its objective.

Press Release (pdf)

About Direxion:

Direxion builds bold products for investors who want more than the status quo. Our index-based products deliver directional options, magnified exposure, and long-term, rules-based strategies. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $12.5 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. Direxion’s diverse suite of products helps investors navigate today’s ever-changing markets. For more information, please visit roo-okt.ru.

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There is no guarantee that the Funds will achieve their objectives.

For more information on all Direxion Shares daily leveraged ETFs, go to roo-okt.ru, or call us at 866.476.7523.

The ETFs are not suitable for all investors and should be utilized only by investors who understand the risks associated with seeking daily leveraged and inverse investment results, and intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Due to the daily nature of the leveraged and inverse investment strategies employed, there is no guarantee of long-term inverse returns. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of Direxion ETFs carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contains this and other information about Direxion ETFs. Download a prospectus and summary prospectus at roo-okt.ru. The prospectus and summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

* The Net Expense Ratio includes management fees, other operating expenses and Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses. If Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses were excluded, the Net Expense Ratio would be 0.95%. The Fund’s Adviser, Rafferty Asset Management, LLC (“Rafferty”) has entered into an Operating Expense Limitation Agreement with the Fund, under which Rafferty has contractually agreed to cap all or a portion of its management fee and/or reimburse the Fund for Other Expenses through September 1, 2018, to the extent that the Fund’s Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses exceed 0.95% of the Fund’s daily net assets (excluding, as applicable, among other expenses, taxes, swap financing and related costs, acquired fund fees and expenses, dividends or interest on short positions, other interest expenses, brokerage commissions and extraordinary expenses).

Direxion Shares Risks – An investment in the Fund involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund is non-diversified and includes risks associated with the Fund concentrating its investments in a particular industry, sector, or geographic region which can result in increased volatility. The use of derivatives such as futures contracts and swaps are subject to market risks that may cause their price to fluctuate over time. The Fund does not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns which are three times the performance of its underlying index for periods other than a single day. Risks of the Fund include Effects of Compounding and Market Volatility Risk, Leverage Risk, Counterparty Risk, Intra-Day Investment Risk, Daily Index Correlation/Tracking Risk, Other Investment Companies (including ETFs) Risk, and risks specific to investment in the securities of the Biotechnology Industry, Healthcare Sector and Pharmaceutical Industry. Please see the summary and full prospectuses for a more complete description of these and other risks of the Fund.

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