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BetaShares Australian Top 20 Equity Yield Maximiser Fund (managed fund) (YMAX)


Aims to provide investors with exposure to a portfolio of 20 blue-chip Australian shares (as represented in the S&P/ASX 20 Index), while providing attractive quarterly income that exceeds the dividend yield of a portfolio of the underlying shares. In addition, the Fund aims to provide lower overall volatility than the underlying share portfolio.

Equity Yield Maximiser Fund - Overview


A simple to use, low-cost tool that allows investors to implement an equity income investment strategy over a portfolio of 20 blue-chip Australian shares.

  • Allows investors potential to earn higher income from shares
  • Core exposure to a diversified portfolio of the largest Australian companies
  • Smooth equity returns through potential for reduced volatility
  • Suitable for a wide range of investor types
  • Advantages

  • Income - earn attractive quarterly income and franking credits, expected to exceed dividend yield of underlying share portfolio over the medium term
  • High Yields - Fund yields expected to be higher than dividend yield of share portfolio, cash or bonds
  • Blue Chip Exposure - exposure to portfolio of blue-chip Australian equities
  • Downside protection - potential downside risk management against a falling market
  • Reduced volatility - expected to reduce volatility of equity returns
  • How to Invest

    BetaShares Equity Yield Maximiser Fund is a managed fund whose units can be bought and sold on the ASX

  • You can buy or sell units just like you'd buy or sell any share on the ASX
  • No minimum investment
  • Trade throughout the ASX trading day
  • Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) available
  • Pricing Information - 9-Dec-2016

    Current Price NAV
    Last Trade* $9.20 NAV/Unit* $9.19
    % Change (prev day) 0.11% *As of close of previous trading day
    Bid* (delayed) $9.14
    Offer* (delayed) $9.27
    iNAV (live)
    *Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
    What is an iNAV

    iNAV stands for Indicative Net Asset Value. It is updated every 60 seconds and provides an estimate of the NAV of the ETF during the trading day

    Profile - 9-Dec-2016

    Net Assets* ($A) $337,825,151
    Units Outstanding* (#) 36,744,852
    Mgmt Fee** (% p.a.) 0.59%
    Distribution Frequency Quarterly
    Issuer BetaShares Capital Ltd
    Fund Administrator FundBPO
    Custodian RBC Investor Services
    Registry Link Market Services
    Auditor KPMG
    * As of close of previous trading day
    **Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

    Trading Information

    Exchange ASX
    ASX Code YMAX
    Bloomberg Code YMAX AU
    Currency AUD
    Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
    Authorised Participants 4
    Market Makers Susquehanna Pacific, Citigroup Global Markets
    Marginable Check with your broker
    Short Selling Check with your broker
    SMSF Eligible Yes

    Index Information

    Index N/A
    Index Provider N/A
    Index Ticker N/A
    Bloomberg Index Ticker N/A

    Top 10 Portfolio Holdings - 9-Dec-2016

    Name %
    1 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 15.5 %
    2 Westpac Banking Corporation 12.0 %
    3 Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited 9.5 %
    4 BHP Billiton Limited 9.2 %
    5 National Australia Bank Limited 8.8 %
    6 Telstra Corporation Limited 6.9 %
    7 Wesfarmers Limited 5.3 %
    8 CSL Limited 5.1 %
    9 Woolworths Limited 3.4 %
    10 Macquarie Group Limited 3.3 %
    As of close of trading 2/12/2016

    The information above is expressed as a percentage of the share holdings of the Fund.

    Sector Allocation

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    Consumer Staples
    Telecommunication Services
    Health Care
    Real Estate
    * As of 30 September 2016

    Fund Returns After Fees (%)

    1 month 3 month 6 month 1 year 3 year p.a 5 year p.a Since Inception (p.a.) Inception Date
    Fund 3.06 % 3.37 % 3.27 % 5.77 % 0.80 % - 5.84 % 22-Nov-12
    S&P/ASX 20 4.35 % 4.57 % 4.40 % 7.52 % 2.79 % - 8.94 % -
    * As at 30 November 2016
    Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are calculated in Australian dollars using net asset value per unit at the start and end of the specified period and do not reflect brokerage or the bid ask spread that investors incur when buying and selling units on the ASX. Returns are after fund management costs, assume reinvestment of any distributions and do not take into account tax paid as an investor in the Fund. Returns for periods longer than one year are annualised. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.

    Yield Information

    Distribution Frequency Quarterly
    12 Mth Distribution Yield* (%) 10.5%
    12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) 12.7%
    *As at 30 June 2016. Yield figures calculated by summing the prior
    12 month net and gross fund per unit distributions divided by the
    fund closing NAV per unit

    Recent Distributions

    Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution
    Unit ($)
    Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
    04-Oct-2016 05-Oct-2016 19-Oct-2016 $0.27856 10.37%
    01-Jul-2016 04-Jul-2016 18-Jul-2016 $0.18409 8.84%
    01-Apr-2016 04-Apr-2016 15-Jul-2016 $0.21109 7.57%
    04-Jan-2016 06-Jan-2016 19-Jan-2016 $0.26391 8.48%
    01-Oct-2015 06-Oct-2015 19-Oct-2015 $0.29401 8.33%
    01-Jul-2015 03-Jul-2015 20-Jul-2015 $0.16081 8.32%
    01-Apr-2015 03-Apr-2015 20-Apr-2015 $0.20042 8.68%
    02-Jan-2015 06-Jan-2015 19-Jan-2015 $0.31069 8.39%
    01-Oct-2014 03-Oct-2014 17-Oct-2014 $0.27045 8.77%
    01-Jul-2014 03-Jul-2014 16-Jul-2014 $0.1598 10.53%
    01-Apr-2014 03-Apr-2014 16-Apr-2014 $0.20187 10.1%
    1 This is the annual distribution return to the end of the relevant distribution date. The distribution return reflects the contribution to total investment return made by the Fund's distributions. It is calculated as the difference between total Fund return and NAV return. NAV return is the change in the Fund's NAV price. Total return is the NAV return plus reinvestment of all distributions back to the Fund. Past performance not indicative of future performance.

    iNAV is an indicative estimate only, may not reflect the true value of a unit and may be materially out of date at the time viewed. It should not be relied on in making any investment decision. See Terms and Conditions for more information.

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