1Q22 Dividend Announcement: Shelton Equity Income Fund (EQTIX)

DENVER—April 7, 2022 — The Shelton Equity Income Fund (EQTIX) declared a dividend of $0.3508 per share payable to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2022.

EQTIX has paid dividends since 1996. Currently, the Fund’s 12-month Trailing Yield (9.76%) is in the top 3% in the Morningstar Derivative Income category as of (3/31/22). It also received an Overall Morningstar RatingTM of 5 stars among 65 Derivative Income funds, based on risk-adjusted returns, as of (3/31/2021).

The Fund seeks to invest in dividend paying stocks and seeks to create additional income by writing covered calls on its holdings. EQTIX’s total return for the 10-year period ending on 3/31/22 is in the top 9% of its Morningstar Derivative Income category.

Average Annual Returns 1Q22 YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
EQTIX -2.49% -2.49% 11.25% 13.19% 9.95% 10.63%
CBOE BuyWrite Index* 0.82% 0.82% 14.88% 8.56% 7.17% 7.10%
S&P Composite Stock Index -4.60% -4.60% 15.63% 18.89% 15.97% 14.62%

*Effective January 1, 2021, the Fund replaced the S&P 500 Composite Stock Price Index as the Fund’s primary benchmark because the Adviser determined that the new benchmark more closely aligns with the investment strategies of the Fund. EQTIX total returns include changes in share price and the reinvestment of income dividends and all capital gains distributions. Performance figures represent past performance and are not a guarantee of future results. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost; current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. For more current month-end Fund performance information, please call our office at (800) 955-9988.

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About Shelton Capital Management

Shelton Capital Management is a multi-strategy asset manager delivering sophisticated investment solutions and acts as a co-fiduciary on employer-sponsored retirement plans as a 3(38) advisor. Founded in 1985, Shelton Capital Management has maintained consistent investment principles and a steadfast focus on authentic customer service. Shelton Capital Management manages over $3.8 billion of assets as of March 31, 2022. For additional information, please call (800) 955-9988.

Important Information

Investors should consider a fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the fund. To obtain a prospectus, visit www.sheltoncap.com or call (800) 955-9988. A prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

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