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ALTERNATIVE

Commodity Strategy Total Return Fund 1 

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Focus: The Strategy typically invests in securities that provide direct exposure to commodities.
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Shares Ticker CUSIP Inception
Date
Pricee Price Change 12 Month High 12 Month
Low
A QRAAX 68380Y102 3/31/97 3.21 0.02 3.21 2.88
Bd QRABX 68380Y201 3/31/97 3.13 0.01 3.13 2.82
C QRACX 68380Y300 3/31/97 3.08 0.01 3.08 2.78
I3  QRAIX 68380Y607 4/27/12 3.25 0.01
N QRANX 68380Y508 3/1/01 3.14 0.01 3.14 2.83
Y QRAYX 68380Y409 3/31/97 3.24 0.01 3.25 2.91

as of 4/22/14

The Manager has contractually agreed to waive expenses in an amount equal to the management fee it receives from its Subsidiary for so long as the Fund invests in the Subsidiary. This waiver may not be terminated without the prior approval of the Fund's Board of Trustees.

 

The net expense ratio also takes into account contractual fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements without which performance would have been less. These undertakings may not be amended or withdrawn for one year from the date of the current prospectus, unless approved by the Board.

 

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. All fund returns include change in share price, reinvested distributions and the sales charges as listed below, unless "without sales charge" is indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment. Class A Share returns include a maximum sales charge of 5.75% (equity), 4.75% (most fixed income), 3.5% (Senior Floating Rate Fund, Senior Floating Rate Plus), 2.25% ("limited term" fixed income funds and Currency Opportunities Fund) and 0% (Money Market Funds). Class B Share returns include contingent deferred sales charge as follows:  For years 1 - 6 respectively, charges are 5%, 4%, 3%, 3%, 2%, 1% except for "limited term" fixed income funds (4%, 3%, 2%, 2%, 1%, 0%) and Senior Floating Rate (3%, 2% 1.5%, 1.5%, 1%, 0%). Class C Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.75%. Class N Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.25%. Annual asset-based sales charges are applied as follows: 0.75% on Class B/C; and 0.25%  for Class N shares. Class Y shares are not subject to a sales charge. 

 

The Manager has contractually agreed to waive expenses in an amount equal to the management fee it receives from its Subsidiary for so long as the Fund invests in the Subsidiary. This waiver may not be terminated without the prior approval of the Fund's Board of Trustees.

 

The net expense ratio also takes into account contractual fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements without which performance would have been less. These undertakings may not be amended or withdrawn for one year from the date of the current prospectus, unless approved by the Board.

 

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. All fund returns include change in share price, reinvested distributions and the sales charges as listed below, unless "without sales charge" is indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment. Class A Share returns include a maximum sales charge of 5.75% (equity), 4.75% (most fixed income), 3.5% (Senior Floating Rate Fund, Senior Floating Rate Plus), 2.25% ("limited term" fixed income funds and Currency Opportunities Fund) and 0% (Money Market Funds). Class B Share returns include contingent deferred sales charge as follows:  For years 1 - 6 respectively, charges are 5%, 4%, 3%, 3%, 2%, 1% except for "limited term" fixed income funds (4%, 3%, 2%, 2%, 1%, 0%) and Senior Floating Rate (3%, 2% 1.5%, 1.5%, 1%, 0%). Class C Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.75%. Class N Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.25%. Annual asset-based sales charges are applied as follows: 0.75% on Class B/C; and 0.25%  for Class N shares. Class Y shares are not subject to a sales charge. 

 

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Peer Group

Morningstar Category

Commodities Broad Basket

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Fund Management

George Zivic

Managed Fund since 4/13

Christopher Proctor, CFA

Managed Fund since 7/13

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Investment Minimums

Initial: $1,000

Total Assets

$455.1 million

(all classes as of 3/31/14)

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as of 03/31/2014

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The Manager has contractually agreed to waive expenses in an amount equal to the management fee it receives from its Subsidiary for so long as the Fund invests in the Subsidiary. This waiver may not be terminated without the prior approval of the Fund's Board of Trustees.

 

The net expense ratio also takes into account contractual fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements without which performance would have been less. These undertakings may not be amended or withdrawn for one year from the date of the current prospectus, unless approved by the Board.

 

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance and expense ratios may be lower or higher than the data quoted. All fund returns include change in share price, reinvested distributions and the sales charges as listed below, unless "without sales charge" is indicated. Returns do not consider capital gains or income taxes on an individual's investment. Class A Share returns include a maximum sales charge of 5.75% (equity), 4.75% (most fixed income), 3.5% (Senior Floating Rate Fund, Senior Floating Rate Plus), 2.25% ("limited term" fixed income funds and Currency Opportunities Fund) and 0% (Money Market Funds). Class B Share returns include contingent deferred sales charge as follows:  For years 1 - 6 respectively, charges are 5%, 4%, 3%, 3%, 2%, 1% except for "limited term" fixed income funds (4%, 3%, 2%, 2%, 1%, 0%) and Senior Floating Rate (3%, 2% 1.5%, 1.5%, 1%, 0%). Class C Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.75%. Class N Share returns include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge and are subject to an annual asset-based sales charge of 0.25%. Annual asset-based sales charges are applied as follows: 0.75% on Class B/C; and 0.25%  for Class N shares. Class Y shares are not subject to a sales charge. 

 

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Risk Measurement h as of 3/31/14
Share Class Beta
(3 yr)
Alpha R-squared Sharpe Ratio Standard Deviation (3 yr)
A 0.97 -1.41 98.42 -0.31 16.5%
Bd 0.98 -2.18 98.65 -0.36 16.5%
C 0.98 -2.13 98.57 -0.36 16.5%
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N 0.97 -1.65 98.35 -0.33 16.5%
Y 0.97 -1.04 98.77 -0.29 16.5%
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Dividend/Share ($) 12-Month Distribution ($)
A 0.2115 0.0000
Bd 0.1793 0.0000
C 0.1874 0.0000
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N 0.2077 0.0000
Y 0.2245 0.0000

Frequency: Yearly Pay Date: 12/22/11

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  Short-Term ($) Long-Term ($) Total Amount of Distribution ($) Record Date Ex Div Date Pay Date
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2005 0.3027 0.4531 0.7558 12/9/05 12/12/05 12/13/05
2004 1.1605 1.2589 2.4195 12/9/04 12/10/04 12/13/04

There is no guarantee of the payment of any dividend or other distributions at any level.

 

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Strategy

The portfolio managers employ both qualitative and quantitative analytical methods to invest in a broad range of commodity sectors, including energy, precious metals, industrial metals, agriculture and livestock. The collateral resulting from commodity-linked security investment is managed utilizing short-term fixed income instruments.
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Commentary

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Date
Commodity Strategy Total Return Fund Commentary
Portfolio Commentary
04/22/2014

Special Risks: Fixed income investing entails credit and interest rate risks. When interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall, and the Fund's share prices can fall. May invest up to 10% in below-investment-grade ("high yield" or "junk") bonds, which are more at risk of default and are subject to liquidity risk. Foreign investments may be volatile and involve additional expenses and special risks, including currency fluctuations, foreign taxes and geopolitical risks. Commodity-linked investments are considered speculative and have substantial risks, including the risk of loss of a significant portion of their principal value. Derivative instruments whose values depend on the performance of an underlying security, asset, interest rate, index or currency, entail potentially higher volatility and risk of loss compared to traditional stock or bond investments. The Fund may also invest through a wholly-owned Cayman Islands subsidiary, which is subject to the laws of the Cayman Islands and involves the risk that changes to those laws could negatively affect the Fund. Diversification does not guarantee profit or protect against loss.

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Class I shares are only offered to eligible institutional investors that make a minimum initial investment of $5 million or more and to retirement plan service provider platforms. The minimum account balance for class I shares is $2.5 million. Class I shares are sold at net asset value without a sales charge. Please see Fund prospectuses for additional information.

Standardized yield for each share class is based on the Fund's net investment income for the 30-day period ending and including the most recent month-end or quarter-end and either that date's maximum offering price (Class A shares) or net asset value (for other share classes). The month-end figure is typically calculated on the fifth business day of the next month. The result is compounded semiannually and annualized. Falling share prices artificially increase yields.

The dividend (or distribution) yield is based on the pay date immediately preceding the nearest month-end or quarter-end. The dividend yield for each share class is calculated by annualizing the dividend distributed by the class on that date and dividing that figure by the class's net asset value on that date. For the Class A dividend yield with sales charge, the annualized Class A dividend distribution is divided by the Class A maximum offering price on that date. Each result is compounded semiannually and annualized. Falling share prices artificially increase yields.

While the Dividend/Share column is updated the next business day after a dividend payment (as stated in the date below the table), the 12-Month Distribution ($) column is updated monthly. Therefore, there may be a time where the 12-Month Yield data is inconsistent with the Dividend/Share data.

For Class A Shares the starting value is $9,425 which takes into account the current maximum initial sales charge (unless "no sales charge" option chosen).

"Year to Date" returns are cumulative, not annualized, and do not reflect sales charges.  These returns would be lower if sales charges were taken into consideration.  Short-term returns may not be indicative of longer-term performance, which should also be considered when making investment decisions.

Index performance will be available approximately five days after each month-end.

Class B shares convert to Class A shares 72 months after purchase; therefore "since inception", "10-year" and "15-year" returns for Class B (if applicable) use Class A performance for period after conversion.

Daily net asset value and dollar change of the fund is as of the previous business day's closing. Fund net asset values are updated at approximately 7 p.m. ET daily.

For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance.  The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star with some adjustments for multiple share class portfolios.   The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating Metrics.  Oppenheimer Commodity Strategy Total Return Fund was rated against the following numbers of U.S.-domiciled Commodities Broad Basket over the following time periods ended 3/31/14:  85 funds in the last three years, 41 funds in the last five years, and 13 in the last ten years.  With respect to these Commodities Broad Basket funds, Oppenheimer Commodity Strategy Total Return Fund received a Morningstar Rating of 2 stars, 2 stars and — stars for the three-, five-, and ten-year periods, respectively.  Morningstar Rating is for the A share class only and rating may include more than one share class of funds in the category, including other share classes of this Fund. Different share classes may have different expenses, performance characteristics and Morningstar ratings.  Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Class A shares rated 2 stars overall by Morningstar among  85  Commodities Broad Basket funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10 year period ended 3/31/14 based on risk-adjusted performance.

Beta (3-yr): is a measure of a fund's sensitivity to market movements. The beta of a market is 1.00 by definition.

Alpha (3-yr): measures the difference between a fund's actual and expected returns, based on beta, and is generally used as a measure of a manager's added value over a passive strategy.

R-squared (3-yr): is a measurement of how closely a portfolio's performance correlates with the performance of a benchmark index, and thus a measurement of what portion of its performance can be explained by the performance of the index. Values for R-squared range from 0 to 100, where 0 indicates no correlation and 100 indicates perfect correlation.  

Sharpe Ratio (3-yr): is a risk-adjusted measure that measures reward per unit of risk. the higher the Sharpe Ratio, the better. The numerator is the difference between the portfolio's annualized return and the annualized return of a risk-free instrument, the denominator is the portfolio's annualized standard deviation (population).

Standard Deviation (3-yr): is a statistical measure of the degree to which the performance of a portfolio varies from its average performance during a specified period. the higher the standard deviation, the greater the volatility of the portfolio's performance returns relative to its average return.

Alpha, Beta and R-Squared were measured against the fund's benchmark: . Access index definitions.

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