How To Read Your Statement
Your statement provides an overview of your account activity and positions for the current period. The statement is designed to help you make informed decisions about your account while helping you manage your investments effectively and plan for your financial future. Information provided in your statement includes:
• Positions in your account, grouped by investment type
• Current-period transaction activity
• Detailed information about your investments
• Cash management activity, including checking and debit card transactions, when applicable
• Realized and unrealized gain (loss) information at summary and lot levels
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1 General Account Information
Easily find your account number for placing orders or making inquiries. The contact information for your investment professional, including address and phone number(s), is displayed.
2 For Your Information
This section includes important information related to your account that may require further action.
3 Total Value of Your Portfolio
This section provides the value of your account at a glance, plus any insurance or annuity assets, if applicable.
4 Change in Value of Your Portfolio
This chart visually displays the change in value of your portfolio assets from the prior 12 months (or when the account was opened, if later) to the current period. The line graph tracks changes in portfolio value for the life of the account.
5 Account Overview
This section provides an overview of account information. The components include:
• Change in Account Value
• Misc. & Corporate Actions
• Margin Profile
• Taxes, Fees, and Expenses
• Account Allocation
• Realized Gain (Loss)
6 Change in Account Value
This section displays a summary of account activity for both the current period and year to date. Categories include additions and withdrawals; income; taxes, fees, and expenses; other activity; and change in value.
7 Margin Profile
This displays margin account information, including margin position’s market value, margin balance, short position’s market value, short balance, margin equity, marqin equity percentage, equity buying power, and margin interest charged this period.
This displays a summary of income earned in the current period and year to date.
9 Taxes, Fees, and Expenses
This displays a summary of taxes, fees, and expenses paid in the current period and year to date.
10 Account Allocation
The pie chart shows an at-a-glance view of the account asset allocation, while the table provides more details for both the current and prior periods.
11 Realized Gain (Loss)
This provides a current period and year-to-date summary of gain (loss) information for transactions, with complete cost basis information.
Messages (not shown)
Read important messages from your investment firm, which may include information about regulatory issues, changes to your account, and new investment produts.
This section provides a detailed view of your portfolio positions as of the end of the statement period. This includes cash, equities, options, fixed income, mutual funds, exchange traded products, and other holdings. Your Annual Statement is customized to include information relevant to your account, so it may not include all the sections described here. Contact your investment representative if you have any questions.
This displays notification of specific events occurring in your account that may require further action.
This section provides a recap of transactions t hat occurred in your account for the statement period. It includes details on trading, additions and withdrawals, income and expenses, and other activity.
15 Realized Gain (Loss) Lot Detail
Reported on September’s statement, this section provides lot-level realized gain (loss) information for transactions, with complete cost basis information.
16 Unrealized Gain (Loss) Lot Detail
Reported quarterly, this section provides lot-level unrealized gain (loss) information for transactions, with complete cost basis information.
17 Footnotes and Cost Basis Information
This section explains important abbreviations used throughout the statement, and provides information related to cost basis and gain (loss) data.
Your Annual Statement is customized to include information relevant to your account, so it may not include all the sections described here. Contact your investment representative if you have any questions.