Introducing The New NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index

106% higher annual compound returns than the S&P 500® Price Index with 24% less volatility.¹

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The NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index is the first index founded on Roger G. Ibbotson’s behavioral finance research on popularity. The index uses a process to identify the unpopular stocks that have historically provided higher returns with less risk.

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1 Volatility based on standard deviation of the daily price changes in each index from 7/6/00 to 12/31/16. Performance period from 7/6/00 to 12/31/16. Compound annual returns for the NYSE®Zebra Edge® Index and a non-risk controlled hot stocks strategy that is equally weighted. The NYSE®Zebra Edge® Index was established on 10/11/16. Performance for the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index is back-tested by applying the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index strategy, which was designed with the benefit of hindsight, to historical financial data. A non-risk controlled hot stocks strategy could provide higher returns during certain periods of time. Back-tested performance is hypothetical and has been provided for informational purposes only. Past performance is not indicative of nor does it guarantee future performance.

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Not a deposit | Not FDIC or NCUSIF insured | Not guaranteed by the institution
Not insured by any federal government agency | May lose value

Annuities have limitations. They are long-term vehicles designed for retirement purposes. They are not intended to replace emergency funds, to be used as income for day-to-day expenses or to fund short-term savings goals. Please read the contract for complete details.

Guarantees and protections are subject to the claims-paying ability of Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company.

Nationwide New Heights, an individual, single purchase payment, deferred fixed index annuity is issued by Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio. The contract does not directly participate in the stock market or any index. Withdrawals are subject to income tax, and withdrawals before age 59½ may be subject to a 10% federal tax penalty.
Also, please note that Annuities have limitations. They are long-term vehicles designed for retirement purposes. They are not intended to replace emergency funds, to be used as income for day-to-day expenses or to fund short-term savings goals.

The marks NYSE®, NYSE Arca® are registered trademarks of NYSE Group, Inc., Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (“ICE”) or their affiliates. The marks Zebra® and Zebra Edge® are trademarks of Zebra Capital Management, LLC, may not be used without prior authorization from Zebra Capital Management, LLC,and are being utilized by NYSE under license and agreement. ICE owns all intellectual and other property rights to the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index (the “Index”), including the composition and the calculation of the Index, excluding the concept, methodology, formulas and algorithms for the Index. Zebra Capital Management, LLC owns all intellectual and other property rights to the concept, methodology, formulas and algorithms for the Index, which are being used by NYSE Group, Inc. under license from Zebra Capital Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “Zebra”).

The Index has been licensed by NYSE Group, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “NYSE”) to UBS AG and sub-licensed by UBS AG (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “UBS”) to Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (“Nationwide”). Neither Nationwide nor a Nationwide New Heights® Fixed Indexed Annuity (the “Product”) is sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by Zebra, NYSE or UBS. Neither Zebra, NYSE nor UBS makes any representation or gives any warranty, express or implied, regarding the advisability or possible benefits of purchasing the Product or any other financial product. Clients should undertake their own due diligence and seek appropriate professional advice before purchasing any financial product, including the Product.

The Index and other information disseminated by NYSE are for informational purposes only, are provided on an “as is” basis, and are not intended for trading purposes. Neither Zebra nor NYSE makes any warranty, express or implied, as to, without limitation, (i) the correctness, accuracy, reliability or other characteristics of the Index, (ii) the results to be obtained by any person or entity from the use of the Index for any purpose, or (iii) relating to the use of the Index and other information covered by the Product, including, but not limited to, express or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement. NYSE does not warrant that the Index will be uninterrupted and is under no obligation to continue compiling, calculating, maintaining or sponsoring the Index.

The Index (including the concept, methodology, formulas and algorithms therefor) has been designed and is compiled, calculated, maintained and sponsored without regard to any financial products that reference the Index (including the Product), any licensee, sub-licensor or sub-licensee of the Index, any client or any other person. Zebra, NYSE and UBS may independently issue and/or sponsor other indices and products that are similar to and/ or may compete with the Index and the Product. Zebra, NYSE and UBS may also transact in assets referenced in the Index (or in financial instruments such as derivatives that reference those assets), including those which could have a positive or negative effect on the value of the Index and the Product.

None of Zebra, NYSE or UBS shall bear any responsibility or liability, whether for negligence or otherwise, with respect to (i) any inaccuracies, omissions, mistakes or errors in the concept, methodology, formulas or algorithms for, or computation of, the Index (and shall not be obligated to advise any person of and/or to correct any such inaccuracies, omissions, mistakes or errors), (ii) the use of and/or reference to the Index by Zebra, NYSE, UBS or any other person in connection with any financial product or otherwise, or (iii) any economic or other loss which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any client or other person dealing with any such financial product or otherwise. Any client or other person dealing with such financial products does so, therefore, in full knowledge of this disclaimer and can place no reliance whatsoever on Zebra, NYSE or UBS nor bring claims, actions or legal proceedings in any manner whatsoever against any of them.

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