FOOD ETF | Global Agriculture ETF | BetaShares
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OVERVIEW

Fund Objective

FOOD aims to track the performance of an index (before fees and expenses) that comprises the largest global agriculture companies (ex-Australia), hedged into Australian dollars.

Benefits of FOOD

Growing global demand for food

Growing populations and rising global living standards support increasing strong demand for agricultural products (food and food production).

Portfolio diversification

Access a diversified portfolio of the world’s largest agriculture companies in one trade, allowing instant diversification away from the Australian sharemarket.

Cost-effective

Passive, index-tracking approach means no ‘active manager’ fees, making FOOD a cost-effective investment for those seeking exposure to global agriculture companies.

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 23 September 2020

Current Price
Last Trade* -
% Change (prev day) -
Bid (delayed) -
Offer (delayed) -
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $5.46
* As at 21 September 2020

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $18,662,214
Units Outstanding* (#) 3,415,611
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.57%
Distribution Frequency Semi-annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Full or partial participation available
Issuer BetaShares Capital Ltd
Fund Administrator RBC Investor Services
Custodian RBC Investor Services
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 21 September 2020
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

ASX Code FOOD
Bloomberg Code FOOD AU
IRESS Code FOOD.AXW
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
iNAV IRESS Code N/A
Market Makers Deustsche Securities
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

Index Nasdaq Global ex-Australia Agriculture Companies Hedged AUD Index
Index Provider Nasdaq
Index Ticker N/A
Bloomberg Index Ticker NQXAUHAN INDEX
Index Methodology

Portfolio Holdings

Name Weight (%)
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 8.4
NUTRIEN LTD 8.3
DEERE & CO 8.2
KUBOTA CORP 7.6
TYSON FOODS INC 5.9
FMC CORP 4.0
HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.8
MARUBENI CORP 3.8
BRENNTAG AG 3.6
WH GROUP LTD 3.1
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
ADM UN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 8.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 24,564 $1,581,495 $1,581,495
NTR CT NUTRIEN LTD 8.3 Equities Materials Canada CAD 28,492 $1,578,807 $1,578,807
DE UN DEERE & CO 8.2 Equities Industrials United States USD 5,234 $1,552,014 $1,552,014
6326 JT KUBOTA CORP 7.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 58,000 $1,433,225 $1,433,225
TSN UN TYSON FOODS INC 5.9 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 13,404 $1,110,506 $1,110,506
FMC UN FMC CORP 4.0 Equities Materials United States USD 5,144 $757,999 $757,999
HRL UN HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.8 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 10,784 $723,561 $723,561
8002 JT MARUBENI CORP 3.8 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 86,200 $723,357 $723,357
BNR GY BRENNTAG AG 3.6 Equities Industrials Germany EUR 7,664 $678,886 $678,886
288 HK WH GROUP LTD 3.1 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 500,000 $584,064 $584,064
MOWI NO MOWI ASA 2.7 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 20,332 $502,313 $502,313
MOS UN MOSAIC CO/THE 2.3 Equities Materials United States USD 18,012 $444,067 $444,067
BG UN BUNGE LTD 2.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 6,545 $414,317 $414,317
HLF UN HERBALIFE NUTRITION LTD 2.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 6,240 $412,113 $412,113
CF UN CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC 2.2 Equities Materials United States USD 9,401 $411,359 $411,359
YAR NO YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA 2.2 Equities Materials Norway NOK 7,980 $410,106 $410,106
IMCD NA IMCD NV 2.2 Equities Industrials Netherlands EUR 2,437 $408,085 $408,085
DAR UN DARLING INGREDIENTS INC 1.9 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 7,610 $350,056 $350,056
2282 JT NH FOODS LTD 1.6 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 4,900 $305,137 $305,137
JBSS3 BS JBS SA 1.6 Equities Consumer Staples United States BRL 51,500 $302,717 $302,717
AGCO UN AGCO CORP 1.6 Equities Industrials United States USD 3,011 $295,015 $295,015
GNS LN GENUS PLC 1.1 Equities Healthcare Britain GBP 3,127 $207,705 $207,705
BAKKA NO BAKKAFROST P/F 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples Faroe Islands NOK 2,172 $184,043 $184,043
SALM NO SALMAR ASA 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 2,454 $181,480 $181,480
PBH CT PREMIUM BRANDS HOLDINGS CORP 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 1,757 $174,750 $174,750
PEP MK PPB GROUP BHD 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 27,460 $174,372 $174,372
BRFS3 BS BRF SA 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 33,000 $173,134 $173,134
VIS SQ VISCOFAN SA 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Spain EUR 1,732 $161,379 $161,379
UNVR UN UNIVAR SOLUTIONS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 6,553 $154,119 $154,119
097950 KP CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples South Korea KRW 323 $148,734 $148,734
IOI MK IOI CORP BHD 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 96,200 $143,414 $143,414
CWK LN CRANSWICK PLC 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 2,321 $138,685 $138,685
SAFM UW SANDERSON FARMS INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 848 $137,647 $137,647
8012 JT NAGASE & CO LTD 0.7 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 6,500 $136,127 $136,127
SDPL MK SIME DARBY PLANTATION BHD 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 77,300 $130,191 $130,191
QLG MK QL RESOURCES BHD 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 33,900 $110,234 $110,234
LSG NO LEROY SEAFOOD GROUP ASA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 12,880 $102,885 $102,885
1377 JT SAKATA SEED CORP 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 2,100 $102,591 $102,591
SCHO DC SCHOUW & CO A/S 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Denmark DKK 748 $97,940 $97,940
2296 JT ITOHAM YONEKYU HOLDINGS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 9,300 $92,834 $92,834
MFI CT MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 3,252 $91,267 $91,267
1332 JT NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA LTD 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 14,500 $87,995 $87,995
MRFG3 BS MARFRIG GLOBAL FOODS SA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 20,500 $86,640 $86,640
AVI SJ AVI LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples South Africa ZAR 13,487 $82,141 $82,141
140410 KQ MEZZION PHARMA CO LTD 0.4 Equities Healthcare South Korea KRW 363 $68,630 $68,630
CALM UW CAL-MAINE FOODS INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 1,255 $66,259 $66,259
HFG LN HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 3,108 $63,962 $63,962
2281 JT PRIMA MEAT PACKERS LTD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 1,500 $60,488 $60,488
OCI NA OCI NV 0.3 Equities Materials Netherlands EUR 3,705 $60,050 $60,050
1458 HK ZHOU HEI YA INTERNATIONAL HOLD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples China HKD 40,000 $59,299 $59,299
PPC UW PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 2,667 $56,227 $56,227
KWS GY KWS SAAT SE & CO KGAA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Germany EUR 477 $55,944 $55,944
AUSS NO AUSTEVOLL SEAFOOD ASA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 4,531 $52,934 $52,934
BEEF3 BS MINERVA SA/BRAZIL 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 13,700 $45,151 $45,151
43 HK CP POKPHAND CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 322,000 $42,560 $42,560
GENP MK GENTING PLANTATIONS BHD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 12,500 $41,689 $41,689
BACHOCOB MM INDUSTRIAS BACHOCO SAB DE CV 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Mexico MXN 8,300 $37,243 $37,243
GGR SP GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Indonesia SGD 256,700 $37,052 $37,052
FR SP FIRST RESOURCES LTD 0.1 Equities Consumer Staples Indonesia SGD 9,100 $11,840 $11,840
AUD AUD - AUSTRALIA DOLLAR FX Forwards AUD 18,584,248 $18,584,248
BRL BRL - BRAZILIAN REAL FX Forwards BRL -2,478,331 -$633,650
CAD CAD - CANADA DOLLAR FX Forwards CAD -1,562,787 -$1,625,025
DKK DKK - DANISH KRONE FX Forwards DKK -465,917 -$102,016
EUR EUR - EURO FX Forwards EUR -803,739 -$1,309,234
GBP GBP - BRITISH POUND FX Forwards GBP -227,133 -$402,961
HKD HKD - HONG KONG DOLLAR FX Forwards HKD -4,068,383 -$726,666
JPY JPY - JAPANESE YEN FX Forwards JPY -217,822,352 -$2,879,915
KRW KRW - KOREAN WON FX Forwards KRW -213,482,396 -$253,687
MXN MXN - MEXICAN PESO FX Forwards MXN -568,024 -$36,795
MYR MYR - MALAYSIAN RINGGIT FX Forwards MYR -1,797,866 -$599,608
NOK NOK - NORWEGIAN KRONE FX Forwards NOK -9,845,592 -$1,466,189
SGD SGD - SINGAPORE DOLLAR FX Forwards SGD -59,351 -$60,328
USD USD - UNITED STATES DOLLAR FX Forwards USD -6,225,179 -$8,617,357
ZAR ZAR - SOUTH AFRICA RAND FX Forwards ZAR -989,370 -$81,505
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* As at 21 September 2020. Excludes cash

Sector Allocation

Packaged Foods & Meats
33.2%
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
18.9%
Agricultural & Farm Machinery
18.8%
Agricultural Products
14.9%
Trading Companies & Distributors
10.7%
Personal Products
2.1%
Biotechnology
1.0%
Pharmaceuticals
0.4%
* As of 31 August 2020

Country Allocation

United States
46.5%
Japan
15.3%
Canada
9.0%
Norway
7.2%
Germany
3.8%
Hong Kong
3.6%
Malaysia
3.1%
Netherlands
2.3%
Britain
2.2%
Other
7.2%
* As of 31 August 2020

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 7.38% 7.60%
3 months 11.57% 12.17%
6 months 6.86% 8.51%
1 year -1.09% 1.00%
3 year p.a 0.43% 1.27%
5 year p.a - 3.84%
Since inception (p.a) 3.89% 4.58%
Inception date 2-Aug-16 -
* As at 31 August 2020

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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* (%) 0.6%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 31 August 2020. 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. 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-20 3-Jan-20 17-Jan-20 $0.03418 0.67%
2-Jan-19 3-Jan-19 17-Jan-19 $0.02731 3.17%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.18376 3.45%
2-Jan-18 3-Jan-18 17-Jan-18 $0.00968 1.33%
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.05522 -
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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 - FOOD
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Portfolio Holdings
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Product Disclosure Statement - Global Sector Series
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Annual Report - June 2019
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Notice of Modifications to Fund Constitution – AMIT Tax Regime
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Interim Financial Report 2018
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NRWT and Fund Payment Notice information - December 2019 distributions
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2020 BetaShares Distribution Calendar
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