Global Agriculture ETF - Currency Hedged | BetaShares
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OVERVIEW

About

Provides simple, cost-effective and transparent exposure to the largest companies in the global Agriculture sector

  • Tactical exposure to the global agriculture sector
  • A core component of a global equities allocation providing transparency and diversification benefits

Advantages

  • Access – simple way to access a diversified portfolio of the world’s largest agriculture companies
  • Reduced currency risk – foreign currency exposure hedged to the Australian dollar
  • Diversification – with a single trade, investors can get exposure to a diversified portfolio of agriculture companies from a broad range of global locations
  • Cost effective – Fund aims to track the performance of an index (no ‘active manager’ fees)
  • Larger company exposure – strategy invests only in the most significant agriculture companies globally
  • No W-8 BEN forms and no US estate tax implications for investors – simplified tax administration, unlike cross-listed alternatives
  • 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 10 December 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $5.85
% Change (prev day) 0%
Bid (delayed) $5.84
Offer (delayed) $5.86
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $5.84
* As at 6 December 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $21,117,389
Units Outstanding* (#) 3,614,004
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 6 December 2019
**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 (%)
DEERE & CO 8.2
TYSON FOODS INC-CL A 7.3
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 7.2
NUTRIEN LTD 7.0
KUBOTA CORP 6.1
MARUBENI CORP 4.3
FMC CORP 4.2
HORMEL FOODS CORP 4.0
MARINE HARVEST 3.3
WH GROUP LTD 3.2
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
DE UN DEERE & CO 8.2 Equities Industrials United States USD 7,011 $1,723,495 $1,723,495
TSN UN TYSON FOODS INC-CL A 7.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 11,672 $1,532,399 $1,532,399
ADM UN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 7.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 23,479 $1,514,963 $1,514,963
NTR CT NUTRIEN LTD 7.0 Equities Materials Canada CAD 21,522 $1,477,985 $1,477,985
6326 JP KUBOTA CORP 6.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 54,800 $1,279,718 $1,279,718
8002 JT MARUBENI CORP 4.3 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 81,500 $912,891 $912,891
FMC US FMC CORP 4.2 Equities Materials United States USD 6,118 $888,498 $888,498
HRL UN HORMEL FOODS CORP 4.0 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 12,744 $846,366 $846,366
MOWI NO MARINE HARVEST 3.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 18,675 $692,050 $692,050
288 HK WH GROUP LTD 3.2 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 448,500 $669,390 $669,390
CF UN CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC 2.8 Equities Materials United States USD 8,806 $585,348 $585,348
BNZL LN BUNZL PLC 2.7 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 14,215 $576,580 $576,580
BNR GY BRENNTAG AG 2.6 Equities Industrials Germany EUR 6,884 $547,687 $547,687
JBSAY UV JBS SA-SPONSORED ADR EQUITY ADR 0.0 2.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 25,273 $477,708 $477,708
BG UN BUNGE LTD 2.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 5,975 $467,152 $467,152
MOS UN MOSAIC CO/THE 2.2 Equities Materials United States USD 16,469 $451,873 $451,873
YAR NO YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA 1.9 Equities Materials Norway NOK 7,410 $408,870 $408,870
INGR UN INGREDION INC 1.7 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 2,848 $360,191 $360,191
BRFS UN BRF SA-ADR EQUITY ADR 0.0 1.7 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil USD 27,707 $359,015 $359,015
AGCO UN AGCO CORP 1.5 Equities Industrials United States USD 2,762 $307,217 $307,217
IMCD NA IMCD GROUP NV 1.4 Equities Industrials Netherlands EUR 2,280 $289,893 $289,893
2282 JT NH FOODS LTD 1.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 4,500 $283,566 $283,566
SMG UN SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO-CL A 1.3 Equities Materials United States USD 1,791 $264,717 $264,717
DAR UN DARLING INGREDIENTS INC 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 5,899 $207,976 $207,976
2810 JT HOUSE FOODS GROUP INC 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 3,900 $203,177 $203,177
UNVR US UNIVAR INC 0.9 Equities Industrials United States USD 5,636 $195,651 $195,651
SAFM UW SANDERSON FARMS INC 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 807 $195,618 $195,618
2811 JT KAGOME CO LTD 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 4,700 $169,783 $169,783
PEP MK PPB GROUP BERHAD 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 26,060 $168,863 $168,863
SALM NO SALMAR ASA 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 2,261 $164,679 $164,679
PBH CT PREMIUM BRANDS HOLDINGS CORP 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 1,640 $164,109 $164,109
GNS LN GENUS PLC 0.8 Equities Healthcare Britain GBP 2,716 $161,979 $161,979
BAKKA NO BAKKAFROST P/F 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Faroe Islands NOK 1,574 $161,254 $161,254
IOI MK IOI CORP BHD 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 92,400 $147,405 $147,405
CWK LN CRANSWICK PLC 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 2,232 $137,754 $137,754
8012 JT NAGASE & CO LTD 0.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 6,000 $134,818 $134,818
PPC UW PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 2,603 $122,718 $122,718
OCI NA OCI NV 0.6 Equities Materials Netherlands EUR 3,991 $118,747 $118,747
LSG NO LEROEY SEAFOOD GROUP ASA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 11,871 $115,536 $115,536
VIS SQ VISCOFAN SA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Spain EUR 1,456 $114,848 $114,848
AVI SJ AVI LTD 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples South Africa ZAR 13,314 $113,590 $113,590
1332 JT NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA LTD 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 13,600 $113,472 $113,472
MFI CT MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 3,599 $100,001 $100,001
1377 JP SAKATA SEED CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 1,900 $90,660 $90,660
097950 KP CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples South Korea KRW 307 $90,422 $90,422
SCHO DC SCHOUW & CO 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Denmark DKK 690 $84,508 $84,508
2296 JT ITOHAM YONEKYU HOLDINGS INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 8,600 $83,694 $83,694
1333 JP MARUHA NICHIRO CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 2,100 $80,078 $80,078
CALM UW CAL-MAINE FOODS INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 1,230 $79,365 $79,365
GGR SP GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Singapore SGD 314,200 $76,131 $76,131
QLG MK QL RESOURCES BHD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 26,200 $68,923 $68,923
OLAM SP OLAM INTERNATIONAL LTD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Singapore SGD 36,300 $68,800 $68,800
AUSS NO AUSTEVOLL SEAFOOD ASA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 4,213 $61,842 $61,842
GSF NO GRIEG SEAFOOD ASA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 2,358 $54,241 $54,241
IBA UN INDUSTRIAS BACHOCO SAB SP AD EQUITY ADR 0.0 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Mexico USD 639 $46,414 $46,414
FR SP FIRST RESOURCES LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Singapore SGD 22,200 $43,750 $43,750
GENP MK GENTING PLANTATIONS BHD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 10,400 $38,822 $38,822
43 HK CP POKPHAND CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 308,000 $38,020 $38,020
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen 0.1 Cash JPY 2,038,390 $27,476 $27,476
USD USD - United States Dollar 0.1 Cash USD 15,276 $22,366 $22,366
HKD HKD - Hong Kong Dollar 0.1 Cash HKD 75,681 $14,155 $14,155
GBP GBP - British Pound 0.0 Cash GBP 3,032 $5,837 $5,837
CAD CAD - Canada Dollar 0.0 Cash CAD 1,757 $1,945 $1,945
NOK NOK - Norwegian Krone 0.0 Cash NOK 9,256 $1,482 $1,482
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 0.0 Cash AUD 1,330 $1,330 $1,330
ZAR ZAR - South Africa Rand 0.0 Cash ZAR 9,664 $964 $964
EUR EUR - Euro 0.0 Cash EUR 469 $759 $759
SGD SGD - Singapore Dollar 0.0 Cash SGD 662 $712 $712
CHF CHF - Swiss Franc 0.0 Cash CHF 277 $410 $410
DKK DKK - Danish Krone 0.0 Cash DKK 1,319 $286 $286
KRW KRW - Korean Won Cash KRW 1 $0 $0
MYR MYR - Malaysian Ringgit Cash MYR 0 -$0 -$0
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar FX Forwards AUD 20,021,624 $20,021,624
CAD CAD - Canada Dollar FX Forwards CAD -1,576,830 -$1,744,860
EUR EUR - Euro FX Forwards EUR -647,417 -$1,048,618
GBP GBP - British Pound FX Forwards GBP -459,053 -$883,712
HKD HKD - Hong Kong Dollar FX Forwards HKD -3,912,264 -$731,716
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen FX Forwards JPY -244,469,763 -$3,295,229
NOK NOK - Norwegian Krone FX Forwards NOK -10,047,991 -$1,608,440
USD USD - United States Dollar FX Forwards USD -7,227,963 -$10,582,669
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* As at 9 December 2019

Sector Allocation

Packaged Foods & Meats
35.7%
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
20.6%
Agricultural & Farm Machinery
16.7%
Agricultural Products
13.9%
Trading Companies & Distributors
12.0%
Biotechnology
0.7%
Food Distributors
0.4%
* As of 31 October 2019

Country Allocation

United States
48.4%
Japan
16.2%
Canada
8.6%
Norway
7.1%
Britain
4.0%
Hong Kong
3.6%
Germany
2.5%
Malaysia
2.0%
Netherlands
1.9%
Other
5.7%
* As of 31 October 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 2.00% 2.25%
3 months 5.04% 5.18%
6 months 9.29% 9.78%
1 year 3.82% 4.17%
3 year p.a 5.73% 5.92%
5 year p.a - 4.66%
Since inception (p.a) 6.71% 6.95%
Inception date 2-Aug-16 -
* As at 29 November 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* (%) 0.5%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 31 October 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. 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 $0.02731 3.20%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.18376 3.48%
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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The Investment Case for FOOD
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Whitepaper | The How and Why of Investing in Agriculture
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Product Disclosure Statement - Global Sector Series
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Annual Report - June 2019
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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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Index methodology
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2018 Distribution Calendar
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Interim Financial Report 2018
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