Nicholas Fixed Income Alternative ETF

Fund Summary

The Nicholas Fixed Income Alternative ETF (FIAX) Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) that seeks to provide income using U.S. Treasury fixed income securities and a “defined risk option premium.” The Fund’s defined risk option premium strategy uses options on ETFs across multiple asset classes (e.g., equities, commodities, fixed income).

The Fund’s option positions will be comprised of vertical credit spreads* and vertical debit spreads that aim to capture a premium representing a combination of dividends and growth of the underlying assets.

Through the defined risk option premium strategy, two options transactions are paired together in order to create a “defined risk” trade that caps the maximum possible gains and losses from the outset.

*Vertical Credit Spread: Simultaneously buying and selling options with different strike prices establishes a spread position. When the option sold is more expensive than the option bought, a net credit results.

**The Fund will pay dividends to Shareholders monthly, with the ability to receive additional dividends based on options performance.

Fund Details

*The 30-Day SEC Yield is calculated with a standardized formula mandated by the SEC. The formula is based on the maximum offering price per share and does not reflect waivers in effect.

**As of 01/31/24

Fund Data & Pricing

*30-Day Median Spread is a calculation of Fund’s median bid-ask spread, expressed as a percentage rounded to the nearest hundredth, computed by: identifying the Fund’s national best bid and national best offer as of the end of each 10 second interval during each trading day of the last 30 calendar days; dividing the difference between each such bid and offer by the midpoint of the national best bid and national best offer; and identifying the median of those values.


The performance data quoted above represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The 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 their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. Performance current to the most recent month-end can be obtained by calling (855) 563-6900.

Short term performance, in particular, is not a good indication of the fund’s future performance, and an investment should not be made based solely on historical returns. Returns beyond 1 year are annualized.

A fund’s NAV is the sum of all its assets less any liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The market price is the most recent price at which the fund was traded.

Top 10 Holdings

Holdings are subject to change without notice.


The Fund (FIAX) is available through various channels including via phone (855) 563-6900, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and other financial services firms, including:

This Fund is not affiliated with these financial service firms. Their listing should not be viewed as a recommendation or endorsement.

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