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 6 December 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 * $6.02
* As at 3 December 2020

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $20,564,648
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 3 December 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 (%)
NUTRIEN LTD 9.4
DEERE & CO 8.7
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 8.1
KUBOTA CORP 7.9
TYSON FOODS INC 6.1
FMC CORP 4.1
BRENNTAG AG 3.7
MARUBENI CORP 3.3
HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.3
WH GROUP LTD 2.8
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
NTR CT NUTRIEN LTD 9.4 Equities Materials Canada CAD 28,752 $1,958,685 $1,958,685
DE UN DEERE & CO 8.7 Equities Industrials United States USD 5,282 $1,801,839 $1,801,839
ADM UN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 8.1 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 24,789 $1,687,641 $1,687,641
6326 JT KUBOTA CORP 7.9 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 58,600 $1,635,625 $1,635,625
TSN UN TYSON FOODS INC 6.1 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 13,528 $1,276,673 $1,276,673
FMC UN FMC CORP 4.1 Equities Materials United States USD 5,141 $842,230 $842,230
BNR GY BRENNTAG AG 3.7 Equities Industrials Germany EUR 7,659 $777,272 $777,272
8002 JT MARUBENI CORP 3.3 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 86,200 $695,113 $695,113
HRL UN HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 10,778 $687,482 $687,482
288 HK WH GROUP LTD 2.8 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 499,500 $587,402 $587,402
MOWI NO MOWI ASA 2.7 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 20,509 $555,254 $555,254
MOS UN MOSAIC CO/THE 2.7 Equities Materials United States USD 18,002 $552,081 $552,081
BG UN BUNGE LTD 2.6 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 6,486 $536,745 $536,745
DAR UN DARLING INGREDIENTS INC 2.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 7,606 $510,651 $510,651
CF UN CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC 2.4 Equities Materials United States USD 9,375 $499,419 $499,419
YAR NO YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA 2.1 Equities Materials Norway NOK 7,975 $433,655 $433,655
IMCD NA IMCD NV 2.0 Equities Industrials Netherlands EUR 2,470 $413,682 $413,682
HLF UN HERBALIFE NUTRITION LTD 1.8 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 5,563 $373,862 $373,862
AGCO UN AGCO CORP 1.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 3,010 $367,619 $367,619
JBSS3 BS JBS SA 1.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States BRL 51,500 $309,345 $309,345
2282 JT NH FOODS LTD 1.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 4,900 $295,131 $295,131
GNS LN GENUS PLC 1.1 Equities Healthcare Britain GBP 3,125 $225,547 $225,547
BAKKA NO BAKKAFROST P/F 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Faroe Islands NOK 2,213 $189,844 $189,844
SALM NO SALMAR ASA 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 2,499 $186,100 $186,100
PBH CT PREMIUM BRANDS HOLDINGS CORP 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 1,689 $184,748 $184,748
BRFS3 BS BRF SA 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 33,000 $183,698 $183,698
PEP MK PPB GROUP BHD 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 26,360 $165,401 $165,401
SAFM UW SANDERSON FARMS INC 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 815 $163,362 $163,362
VIS SQ VISCOFAN SA 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Spain EUR 1,657 $157,481 $157,481
UNVR UN UNIVAR SOLUTIONS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 6,157 $155,831 $155,831
CWK LN CRANSWICK PLC 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 2,321 $148,215 $148,215
097950 KP CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples South Korea KRW 323 $143,248 $143,248
IOI MK IOI CORP BHD 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 96,200 $143,082 $143,082
SDPL MK SIME DARBY PLANTATION BHD 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 77,300 $130,369 $130,369
8012 JT NAGASE & CO LTD 0.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 6,500 $123,667 $123,667
LSG NO LEROY SEAFOOD GROUP ASA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 12,880 $111,083 $111,083
QLG MK QL RESOURCES BHD 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 50,850 $104,330 $104,330
SCHO DC SCHOUW & CO A/S 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Denmark DKK 748 $97,897 $97,897
OCI NA OCI NV 0.5 Equities Materials Netherlands EUR 3,705 $94,423 $94,423
MFI CT MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 3,252 $93,526 $93,526
1377 JT SAKATA SEED CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 2,000 $88,666 $88,666
AVI SJ AVI LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples South Africa ZAR 13,487 $85,590 $85,590
2296 JT ITOHAM YONEKYU HOLDINGS INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 9,300 $81,738 $81,738
1332 JT NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 14,500 $79,463 $79,463
140410 KQ MEZZION PHARMA CO LTD 0.4 Equities Healthcare South Korea KRW 363 $78,510 $78,510
MRFG3 BS MARFRIG GLOBAL FOODS SA 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 20,500 $76,256 $76,256
PPC UW PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 2,440 $68,260 $68,260
CALM UW CAL-MAINE FOODS INC 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 1,255 $66,146 $66,146
HFG LN HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 3,108 $62,711 $62,711
2281 JT PRIMA MEAT PACKERS LTD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 1,500 $58,551 $58,551
AUSS NO AUSTEVOLL SEAFOOD ASA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 4,531 $57,300 $57,300
1458 HK ZHOU HEI YA INTERNATIONAL HOLD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples China HKD 40,000 $54,265 $54,265
KWS GY KWS SAAT SE & CO KGAA 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Germany EUR 477 $49,809 $49,809
GGR SP GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Indonesia SGD 256,700 $42,460 $42,460
BACHOCOB MF INDUSTRIAS BACHOCO SAB DE CV 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Mexico MXN 8,300 $41,484 $41,484
GENP MK GENTING PLANTATIONS BHD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 12,500 $41,084 $41,084
43 HK CP POKPHAND CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 322,000 $40,272 $40,272
BEEF3 BS MINERVA SA/BRAZIL 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 13,700 $35,278 $35,278
FR SP FIRST RESOURCES LTD 0.1 Equities Consumer Staples Indonesia SGD 9,100 $12,299 $12,299
AUD AUD - AUSTRALIA DOLLAR FX Forwards AUD 20,259,769 $20,259,769
BRL BRL - BRAZILIAN REAL FX Forwards BRL -2,346,747 -$614,750
CAD CAD - CANADA DOLLAR FX Forwards CAD -1,968,696 -$2,073,184
DKK DKK - DANISH KRONE FX Forwards DKK -447,230 -$98,045
EUR EUR - EURO FX Forwards EUR -916,571 -$1,495,466
GBP GBP - BRITISH POUND FX Forwards GBP -243,304 -$439,892
HKD HKD - HONG KONG DOLLAR FX Forwards HKD -3,728,896 -$647,726
JPY JPY - JAPANESE YEN FX Forwards JPY -232,572,434 -$3,006,016
KRW KRW - KOREAN WON FX Forwards KRW -183,346,190 -$227,766
MXN MXN - MEXICAN PESO FX Forwards MXN -583,248 -$39,721
MYR MYR - MALAYSIAN RINGGIT FX Forwards MYR -1,771,829 -$588,237
NOK NOK - NORWEGIAN KRONE FX Forwards NOK -10,042,064 -$1,535,587
SGD SGD - SINGAPORE DOLLAR FX Forwards SGD -55,507 -$55,983
USD USD - UNITED STATES DOLLAR FX Forwards USD -6,948,200 -$9,354,066
ZAR ZAR - SOUTH AFRICA RAND FX Forwards ZAR -992,841 -$87,875
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* As at 4 December 2020. Excludes cash

Sector Allocation

Packaged Foods & Meats
31.6%
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
19.4%
Agricultural & Farm Machinery
18.0%
Agricultural Products
16.6%
Trading Companies & Distributors
10.6%
Personal Products
2.1%
Biotechnology
1.2%
Pharmaceuticals
0.4%
* As of 30 October 2020

Country Allocation

United States
47.2%
Japan
14.5%
Canada
9.9%
Norway
6.1%
Germany
3.9%
Malaysia
3.2%
Hong Kong
3.1%
Netherlands
2.4%
Britain
2.3%
Other
7.5%
* As of 30 October 2020

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 10.82% 10.95%
3 months 9.87% 10.09%
6 months 22.58% 23.49%
1 year 3.47% 5.72%
3 year p.a 0.79% 1.78%
5 year p.a - 6.30%
Since inception (p.a) 5.94% 6.65%
Inception date 2-Aug-16 -
* As at 30 November 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 30 October 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 2020
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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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