Australian Financials Sector ETF | BetaShares
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OVERVIEW

About

Provides simple and transparent exposure to the Australian financials sector

  • With a single trade, investors can get exposure to the entire universe of stocks in the index
  • Holds the largest financial stocks on the ASX, including the “Big 4” banks
  • Financials sector has typically exhibited high income yields relative to other sectors
  • Benefit from dividends and franking credits from underlying stocks

Advantages

  • Diversification – with a single trade, investors can get exposure to companies in the Australian financials sector
  • Cost effective – Fund aims to track the performance of an index (no ‘active manager’ fees)
  • Transparent – portfolio holdings, value of the Fund’s assets and net asset value per unit available daily on our website
  • 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 25 March 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $10.66
% Change (prev day) 0%
Bid (delayed) -
Offer (delayed) -
ASX iNav Code YQFN
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $10.56
* As at 21 March 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $22,908,587
Units Outstanding* (#) 2,168,598
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.34%
Distribution Frequency Semi-annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Full participation available
Issuer BetaShares Capital Ltd
Fund Administrator RBC Investor Services
Custodian RBC Investor Services
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 21 March 2019
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

ASX Code QFN
Bloomberg Code QFN AU
IRESS Code QFN.AXW
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
iNAV IRESS Code YQFN.AXW
Market Makers Susquehanna Pacific
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

Index Solactive Australia Financials Ex-REITs Sector
Index Provider Solactive
Index Ticker SOLAUFNG
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOLAUFNG Index
Index Methodology

Portfolio Holdings

Name Weight (%)
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 23.8
WESTPAC BANKING CORP 17.3
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKIN 14.4
NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LTD 13.2
MACQUARIE GROUP LTD 7.6
INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP LTD 3.4
SUNCORP GROUP LTD 3.3
QBE INSURANCE GROUP LTD 3.1
ASX LTD 2.5
MEDIBANK PVT LTD 1.4
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
CBA AU COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 23.8 Equities Financials Australia AUD 76,873 $5,491,038 $5,491,038
WBC AU WESTPAC BANKING CORP 17.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 150,562 $3,991,399 $3,991,399
ANZ AU AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKIN 14.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 124,787 $3,309,351 $3,309,351
NAB AU NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LTD 13.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 121,252 $3,042,213 $3,042,213
MQG AU MACQUARIE GROUP LTD 7.6 Equities Financials Australia AUD 13,833 $1,756,376 $1,756,376
IAG AU INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP LTD 3.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 101,024 $776,875 $776,875
SUN AU SUNCORP GROUP LTD 3.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 56,822 $763,688 $763,688
QBE AU QBE INSURANCE GROUP LTD 3.1 Equities Financials Australia AUD 57,554 $721,727 $721,727
ASX AU ASX LTD 2.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 8,373 $585,189 $585,189
MPL AU MEDIBANK PVT LTD 1.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 119,687 $323,155 $323,155
AMP AU AMP LTD 1.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 128,078 $281,772 $281,772
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 1.1 Cash AUD 256,171 $256,171 $256,171
BEN AU BENDIGO & ADELAIDE BANK LTD 0.9 Equities Financials Australia AUD 21,188 $203,829 $203,829
MFG AU MAGELLAN FINANCIAL GROUP LTD 0.8 Equities Financials Australia AUD 5,209 $187,264 $187,264
CYB AU CYBG PLC 0.8 Equities Financials Australia AUD 50,052 $181,689 $181,689
CGF AU CHALLENGER LTD/AUSTRALIA 0.8 Equities Financials Australia AUD 23,251 $173,917 $173,917
BOQ AU BANK OF QUEENSLAND LTD 0.7 Equities Financials Australia AUD 17,440 $160,099 $160,099
JHG AU JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 3,235 $112,740 $112,740
SDF AU STEADFAST GROUP LTD 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 32,501 $103,353 $103,353
NHF AU NIB HOLDINGS LTD/AUSTRALIA 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 19,636 $102,696 $102,696
PDL AU PENDAL GROUP LTD 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 11,067 $97,500 $97,500
IFL AU IOOF HOLDINGS LTD 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 13,646 $88,153 $88,153
PPT AU PERPETUAL LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 1,966 $79,171 $79,171
PTM AU PLATINUM ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD 0.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 10,142 $49,290 $49,290
GMA AU GENWORTH MORTGAGE INSURANCE AU 0.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 18,898 $46,489 $46,489
CCP AU CREDIT CORP GROUP LTD 0.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 1,945 $44,735 $44,735
AUB AU AUB GROUP LTD 0.2 Equities Financials Australia AUD 3,205 $42,402 $42,402
HUB AU HUB24 LTD 0.1 Equities Financials Australia AUD 2,131 $28,449 $28,449
EHL AU EMECO HOLDINGS LTD 0.1 Equities Industrials Australia AUD 11,056 $22,775 $22,775
ECX AU ECLIPX GROUP LTD 0.0 Equities Financials Australia AUD 13,130 $9,782 $9,782
XPM9 Index SPI 200 FUTURES Jun19 Index Futures AUD 1 $154,575
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* As at 22 March 2019

Sector Allocation

Diversified Banks
70.8%
Property & Casualty Insurance
9.6%
Diversified Capital Markets
7.7%
Asset Management & Custody Banks
2.7%
Financial Exchanges & Data
2.5%
Other Diversified Financial Services
2.1%
Life & Health Insurance
2.0%
Regional Banks
1.6%
Insurance Brokers
0.4%
Consumer Finance
0.3%
Other
0.4%
* As of 28 February 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 8.95% 9.03%
3 months 5.45% 5.42%
6 months -1.69% -1.70%
1 year -1.87% -1.72%
3 year p.a 8.94% 9.36%
5 year p.a 4.37% 4.80%
Since inception (p.a) 8.82% 9.32%
Inception date 10-Dec-10 -
* As at 28 February 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* (%) 4.5%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) 6.0%
Franking Level 82.7%
*As at 28 February 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)
2-Jan-19 3-Jan-19 17-Jan-19 $0.33006 4.06%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.15401 4.10%
2-Jan-18 3-Jan-18 17-Jan-18 $0.32308 3.93%
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.12961 5.87%
3-Jan-17 4-Jan-17 18-Jan-17 $0.46549 5.39%
1-Jul-16 4-Jul-16 18-Jul-16 $0.11539 3.90%
4-Jan-16 6-Jan-16 19-Jan-16 $0.37807 4.37%
1-Jul-15 3-Jul-15 20-Jul-15 $0.12205 4.71%
2-Jan-15 6-Jan-15 19-Jan-15 $0.38561 4.41%
1-Jul-14 3-Jul-14 16-Jul-14 $0.08822 5.61%
14-Nov-13 18-Nov-13 16-Jan-14 $0.43152 -
1-Jul-13 3-Jul-13 16-Jul-13 $0.08044 6.88%
10-Dec-12 12-Dec-12 17-Jan-13 $0.38098 -
2-Jul-12 4-Jul-12 18-Jul-12 $0.08315 -
3-Jan-12 5-Jan-12 24-Jan-12 $0.42558 -
1-Jul-11 5-Jul-11 21-Jul-11 $0.07586 -
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(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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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RESOURCES

Factsheet - QFN
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Portfolio Holdings
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Product Disclosure Statement - QFN & QRE
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Annual Report - June 2018
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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 - AUST, HBRD, HVST, SMLL, EX20, QOZ, QFN, QRE, A200 and FAIR
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