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Strategic Dividend Income (SDI) Strategy

The Advantus Strategic Dividend Income (SDI) strategy primarily invests in dividend-paying common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible securities, and other equity-related securities.  Typically 40 percent or more of total assets will be invested in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), complemented with investments in securities in utilities, oil and gas, infrastructure, and other high-yielding components of the broader equity market.

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 Strategic Dividend Income factsheet

Strategic Dividend Income strategy fact sheet

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Joseph Betlej, CFA
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Lowell Bolken, CFA
Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Craig Stapleton, CFA, FRM
Vice President & Portfolio Manager

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