Australian Small Companies Select Fund (managed fund) | BetaShares
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OVERVIEW

About

The Fund aims to outperform the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index over the medium to long term (after fees and expenses) by investing in a portfolio of high quality, profitable small companies.

  • Portfolio constructed using a series of screens aiming to identify companies with positive earnings and a strong ability to service debt
  • Relative valuation metrics, price momentum and liquidity are also evaluated as part of the stock selection process
  • Provides a core portfolio holding for Australian small companies allocations, which provides the potential to outperform the benchmark index
  • Low-cost alternative to other funds focused on Australian small companies

Advantages

  • Performance – aims to outperform the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index
  • Diversification – with a single trade, investors can get exposure to a portfolio of high quality, profitable Australian small companies, providing diversification across industry sectors and individual securities
  • Portfolio completion – Fund provides access to a portfolio that specifically excludes stocks to which many investors are already exposed
  • Cost effective –  Fund’s management fee significantly lower than most actively managed funds that invest in Australian small companies
  • Liquidity – available to trade on ASX like any share

How to Invest

  • You can buy or sell units just like you’d buy or sell any share on the ASX
  • Fund requires no minimum investment

KEY FACTS

Pricing Information 16 July 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $3.45
% Change (prev day) -0.29%
Bid (delayed) $3.44
Offer (delayed) $3.46
iNAV (live)**
iNAV stands for Indicative Net Asset Value. It is updated every 60 seconds and provides an estimate of the net asset value of the Fund during the trading day
$3.442
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
* As at 16 July 2019 01:57 PM
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $3.44
* As at 15 July 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $31,262,758
Units Outstanding* (#) 9,088,573
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.39%
Distribution Frequency Semi-annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Full or partial participation available
Issuer BetaShares Capital
Fund Administrator RBC Investor Services
Custodian RBC Investor Services
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 15 July 2019
* As of close of previous day
**Certain additional costs apply, including a fee of 15.5% of outperformance above a benchmark.

Trading Information

ASX Code SMLL
Bloomberg Code SMLL.AU
IRESS Code SMLL.ASW
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
iNAV IRESS Code SMLL.AX
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

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

Sector Allocation

Materials
25.5%
Consumer Discretionary
18.7%
Industrials
14.1%
Real Estate
8.3%
Financials
7.8%
Communication Services
7.0%
Healthcare
6.2%
Consumer Staples
3.7%
Utilities
3.2%
Other
5.5%
* As of 30 June 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund S&P/ASX Accum. Small Cap Index
1 month 1.29% 0.92%
3 months 3.70% 3.75%
6 months 17.37% 16.81%
1 year 2.92% 1.92%
3 year p.a - -
5 year p.a - -
Since inception (p.a) 8.88% 10.76%
Inception date 7-Apr-17 -
* As at 28 June 2019

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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.

DISTRIBUTIONS

Yield Information

Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
12 Mth Distribution Yield* (%) 4.9%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) 5.7%
Franking Level 40.1%
*As at 30 June 2019. Yield figures are calculated by summing the prior 12 month net and gross fund per unit distributions divided by the fund closing NAV per unit. Franking level is total franking level over the last 12 months. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

Recent Distributions

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution Unit ($) Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
1-Jul-19 2-Jul-19 16-Jul-19 $0.03937 2.68%
2-Jan-19 3-Jan-19 17-Jan-19 $0.04222 4.44%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.12442 5.53%
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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RESOURCES

Factsheet-SMLL
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Fund Flyer - SMLL
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The Case for SMLL
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Portfolio Holdings
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Product Disclosure Statement Updates – SMLL
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Product Disclosure Statement - SMLL
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Annual Report - June 2018
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NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information - June 2019 distributions
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NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information – December 2018 distributions
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Notice of Modifications to Fund Constitution – AMIT Tax Regime
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2018 Distribution Calendar
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Interim Financial Report 2018
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