QFN ETF | Australian Financial Sector ETF | BetaShares
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OVERVIEW

Fund Objective

QFN aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses) comprising the largest ASX-listed companies in the financial sector, including the ‘Big 4’ banks and insurance companies but excluding Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Benefits of QFN

Diversified exposure to financials

Access to all of Australia’s biggest financial companies (ex A-REITs) in one trade on the ASX – no need to pick single bank stocks.

Attractive, tax-effective income

The financials sector has typically paid high, franked income relative to other market sectors. Distributions are paid by the Fund semi-annually.

Tactical exposure

QFN provides a simple, cost-effective way of taking an investment position in the Australian financials sector.

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 22 October 2021

Current Price
Last Trade* -
% Change (prev day) -
Bid (delayed) -
Offer (delayed) -
ASX iNav Code YQFN
* Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit* $12.70
* As at 21 October 2021

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $55,887,521
Units Outstanding* (#) 4,401,822
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.34%
Distribution Frequency Semi-annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Full participation available
Issuer BetaShares Capital Ltd
Fund Administrator Citigroup Pty Limited
Custodian Citigroup Pty Limited
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 21 October 2021
**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

Index Information

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

Portfolio Holdings

Name Weight (%)
COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 28.1
NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LTD 14.4
WESTPAC BANKING CORP 14.3
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKIN 12.1
MACQUARIE GROUP LTD 10.5
QBE INSURANCE GROUP LTD 2.6
SUNCORP GROUP LTD 2.4
ASX LTD 2.3
INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP LTD 1.9
MEDIBANK PVT LTD 1.4
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
CBA AT COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA 28.1 Equities Financials Australia AUD 149,702 $15,711,225 $15,711,225
NAB AT NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LTD 14.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 278,211 $8,040,298 $8,040,298
WBC AT WESTPAC BANKING CORP 14.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 309,754 $8,000,946 $8,000,946
ANZ AT AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKIN 12.1 Equities Financials Australia AUD 240,396 $6,788,783 $6,788,783
MQG AT MACQUARIE GROUP LTD 10.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 29,589 $5,853,888 $5,853,888
QBE AT QBE INSURANCE GROUP LTD 2.6 Equities Financials Australia AUD 124,353 $1,476,070 $1,476,070
SUN AT SUNCORP GROUP LTD 2.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 108,345 $1,331,560 $1,331,560
ASX AT ASX LTD 2.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 16,183 $1,312,279 $1,312,279
IAG AT INSURANCE AUSTRALIA GROUP LTD 1.9 Equities Financials Australia AUD 208,419 $1,050,432 $1,050,432
MPL AT MEDIBANK PVT LTD 1.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 231,818 $804,408 $804,408
BOQ AT BANK OF QUEENSLAND LTD 0.9 Equities Financials Australia AUD 53,660 $489,916 $489,916
BEN AT BENDIGO & ADELAIDE BANK LTD 0.8 Equities Financials Australia AUD 45,887 $431,797 $431,797
MFG AT MAGELLAN FINANCIAL GROUP LTD 0.7 Equities Financials Australia AUD 11,103 $403,927 $403,927
SDF AT STEADFAST GROUP LTD 0.7 Equities Financials Australia AUD 76,439 $364,614 $364,614
CGF AT CHALLENGER LTD 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 44,074 $304,551 $304,551
AMP AT AMP LTD 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 260,778 $303,806 $303,806
VUK AT VIRGIN MONEY UK PLC 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 71,830 $265,771 $265,771
Z1P AT ZIP CO LTD 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 37,403 $265,187 $265,187
NHF AT NIB HOLDINGS LTD/AUSTRALIA 0.5 Equities Financials Australia AUD 38,371 $265,144 $265,144
IFL AT IOOF HOLDINGS LTD 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 51,417 $234,976 $234,976
PDL AT PENDAL GROUP LTD 0.4 Equities Financials Australia AUD 30,550 $216,905 $216,905
PPT AT PERPETUAL LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 4,643 $187,484 $187,484
CCP AT CREDIT CORP GROUP LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 5,229 $170,256 $170,256
PNI AT PINNACLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 10,230 $169,818 $169,818
HUB AT HUB24 LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 4,722 $153,701 $153,701
JHG AT JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 2,489 $148,519 $148,519
AUB AT AUB GROUP LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 6,255 $144,365 $144,365
NWL AT NETWEALTH GROUP LTD 0.3 Equities Financials Australia AUD 8,045 $142,316 $142,316
TYR AT TYRO PAYMENTS LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Australia AUD 27,990 $109,441 $109,441
EML AT EML PAYMENTS LTD 0.1 Equities Information Technology Australia AUD 26,265 $83,260 $83,260
PTM AT PLATINUM ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD 0.1 Equities Financials Australia AUD 24,331 $74,939 $74,939
VBZ1 Index S&P/ASX200 F-REIT DEC21 Index Futures AUD 3 $568,575
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* As at 21 October 2021. Excludes cash

Sector Allocation

Diversified Banks
70.7%
Diversified Capital Markets
9.9%
Property & Casualty Insurance
7.0%
Asset Management & Custody Banks
2.9%
Financial Exchanges & Data
2.4%
Life & Health Insurance
2.0%
Regional Banks
1.7%
Other Diversified Financial Services
1.0%
Insurance Brokers
1.0%
Other
1.4%
* As of 30 September 2021

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 1.60% 1.63%
3 months 4.86% 4.96%
6 months 13.85% 14.06%
1 year 56.83% 57.42%
3 year p.a 7.59% 7.93%
5 year p.a 7.38% 7.77%
Since inception (p.a) 8.78% 9.25%
Inception date 10-Dec-10 -
* As at 30 September 2021

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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* (%) 1.6%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) 2.3%
Franking Level 104.9%
*As at 30 September 2021. 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-21 2-Jul-21 16-Jul-21 $0.08453 2.67%
4-Jan-21 5-Jan-21 19-Jan-21 $0.11719 1.19%
1-Jul-20 2-Jul-20 16-Jul-20 $0.00523 3.69%
2-Jan-20 3-Jan-20 17-Jan-20 $0.51797 5.89%
1-Jul-19 2-Jul-19 16-Jul-19 $0.06015 4.02%
2-Jan-19 3-Jan-19 17-Jan-19 $0.33006 4.00%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.15401 4.08%
2-Jan-18 3-Jan-18 17-Jan-18 $0.32308 3.92%
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.12961 5.92%
3-Jan-17 4-Jan-17 18-Jan-17 $0.46549 5.43%
1-Jul-16 4-Jul-16 18-Jul-16 $0.11539 3.86%
4-Jan-16 6-Jan-16 19-Jan-16 $0.37807 4.34%
1-Jul-15 3-Jul-15 20-Jul-15 $0.12205 4.73%
2-Jan-15 6-Jan-15 19-Jan-15 $0.38561 4.41%
1-Jul-14 3-Jul-14 16-Jul-14 $0.08822 5.64%
14-Nov-13 18-Nov-13 16-Jan-14 $0.43152 -
1-Jul-13 3-Jul-13 16-Jul-13 $0.08044 6.86%
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.

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Factsheet - QFN
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Portfolio Holdings
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Product Disclosure Statement - QFN & QRE
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Product Disclosure Statement Update – 4 October 2021
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Product Disclosure Statement Update - 8 March 2021
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Annual Report - June 2021
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Interim Financial Report - December 2020
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NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information - June 2021 distributions
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NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information - December 2020 distributions
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