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 27 July 2021

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* $6.82
* As at 23 July 2021

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $45,222,012
Units Outstanding* (#) 6,631,418
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 23 July 2021
**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

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 8.4
NUTRIEN LTD 8.2
CORTEVA INC 7.8
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 7.0
KUBOTA CORP 5.9
TYSON FOODS INC 3.8
BRENNTAG SE 3.7
FMC CORP 3.5
HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.5
MARUBENI CORP 3.4
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
DE UN DEERE & CO 8.4 Equities Industrials United States USD 8,016 $3,859,999 $3,859,999
NTR CT NUTRIEN LTD 8.2 Equities Materials Canada CAD 47,025 $3,772,564 $3,772,564
CTVA UN CORTEVA INC 7.8 Equities Materials United States USD 62,600 $3,580,421 $3,580,421
ADM UN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 7.0 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 40,806 $3,213,625 $3,213,625
6326 JT KUBOTA CORP 5.9 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 97,200 $2,693,468 $2,693,468
TSN UN TYSON FOODS INC 3.8 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 18,144 $1,756,761 $1,756,761
BNR GY BRENNTAG SE 3.7 Equities Industrials Germany EUR 12,690 $1,707,146 $1,707,146
FMC UN FMC CORP 3.5 Equities Materials United States USD 11,142 $1,608,677 $1,608,677
HRL UN HORMEL FOODS CORP 3.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 24,751 $1,590,704 $1,590,704
8002 JT MARUBENI CORP 3.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 135,700 $1,553,957 $1,553,957
MOS UN MOSAIC CO/THE 2.6 Equities Materials United States USD 29,980 $1,214,910 $1,214,910
MOWI NO MOWI ASA 2.6 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 34,091 $1,184,691 $1,184,691
ABF LN ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS PLC 2.6 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 30,903 $1,177,455 $1,177,455
DAR UN DARLING INGREDIENTS INC 2.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 11,607 $1,055,912 $1,055,912
BG UN BUNGE LTD 2.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 10,060 $1,023,481 $1,023,481
CF UN CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC 2.2 Equities Materials United States USD 15,630 $1,003,876 $1,003,876
IMCD NA IMCD NV 2.1 Equities Industrials Netherlands EUR 4,161 $960,435 $960,435
YAR NO YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA 2.0 Equities Materials Brazil NOK 12,942 $933,400 $933,400
288 HK WH GROUP LTD 1.9 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 809,500 $889,638 $889,638
AGCO UN AGCO CORP 1.9 Equities Industrials United States USD 4,984 $848,755 $848,755
SMG UN SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO/THE 1.6 Equities Materials United States USD 2,871 $711,514 $711,514
JBSS3 BS JBS SA 1.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States BRL 71,200 $569,883 $569,883
HLF UN HERBALIFE NUTRITION LTD 1.2 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 7,705 $542,363 $542,363
GNS LN GENUS PLC 1.0 Equities Healthcare Britain GBP 4,769 $476,980 $476,980
BAKKA NO BAKKAFROST P/F 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples Faroe Islands NOK 3,949 $469,417 $469,417
2282 JT NH FOODS LTD 1.0 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 8,300 $452,555 $452,555
PBH CT PREMIUM BRANDS HOLDINGS CORP 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 3,071 $426,736 $426,736
SAFM UW SANDERSON FARMS INC 0.9 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 1,628 $408,503 $408,503
SALM NO SALMAR ASA 0.8 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 4,073 $369,328 $369,328
UNVR UN UNIVAR SOLUTIONS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 11,473 $367,585 $367,585
097950 KP CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples South Korea KRW 596 $330,499 $330,499
CWK LN CRANSWICK PLC 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Britain GBP 4,262 $318,569 $318,569
REGI UW RENEWABLE ENERGY GROUP INC 0.7 Equities Energy United States USD 3,644 $307,509 $307,509
2811 JT KAGOME CO LTD 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 8,300 $291,918 $291,918
PEP MK PPB GROUP BHD 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 47,460 $279,741 $279,741
VIS SQ VISCOFAN SA 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Spain EUR 2,941 $276,894 $276,894
LSG NO LEROY SEAFOOD GROUP ASA 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 21,985 $271,037 $271,037
OCI NA OCI NV 0.6 Equities Materials Netherlands EUR 8,130 $267,708 $267,708
BRFS3 BS BRF SA 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 37,100 $248,231 $248,231
8012 JT NAGASE & CO LTD 0.5 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 10,700 $220,883 $220,883
VBK GY VERBIO VEREINIGTE BIOENERGIE A 0.5 Equities Energy Germany EUR 2,706 $209,092 $209,092
IOI MK IOI CORP BHD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 151,200 $180,087 $180,087
SCHO DC SCHOUW & CO A/S 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Denmark DKK 1,248 $179,711 $179,711
LNN UN LINDSAY CORP 0.4 Equities Industrials United States USD 806 $173,576 $173,576
MRFG3 BS MARFRIG GLOBAL FOODS SA 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 33,000 $172,986 $172,986
QLG MK QL RESOURCES BHD 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 89,050 $160,953 $160,953
MFI CT MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Canada CAD 5,784 $155,673 $155,673
001040 KP CJ CORP 0.3 Equities Industrials South Korea KRW 1,279 $152,411 $152,411
2296 JT ITOHAM YONEKYU HOLDINGS INC 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 16,600 $149,221 $149,221
SDPL MK SIME DARBY PLANTATION BHD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 125,900 $147,528 $147,528
AUSS NO AUSTEVOLL SEAFOOD ASA 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Norway NOK 8,122 $140,128 $140,128
PPC UW PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 4,457 $130,273 $130,273
1458 HK ZHOU HEI YA INTERNATIONAL HOLD 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples China HKD 83,000 $115,580 $115,580
1610 HK COFCO JOYCOME FOODS LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples China HKD 253,000 $106,533 $106,533
GGR SP GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Indonesia SGD 487,500 $102,201 $102,201
SLCE3 BS SLC AGRICOLA SA 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Brazil BRL 8,200 $98,385 $98,385
43 HK CP POKPHAND CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Staples Hong Kong HKD 572,000 $75,955 $75,955
GENP MK GENTING PLANTATIONS BHD 0.1 Equities Consumer Staples Malaysia MYR 20,500 $44,095 $44,095
AUD AUD - AUSTRALIA DOLLAR FX Forwards AUD 45,520,608
BRL BRL - BRAZILIAN REAL FX Forwards BRL -4,145,490
CAD CAD - CANADA DOLLAR FX Forwards CAD -3,742,671
DKK DKK - DANISH KRONE FX Forwards DKK -868,608
EUR EUR - EURO FX Forwards EUR -2,021,170
GBP GBP - BRITISH POUND FX Forwards GBP -1,123,983
HKD HKD - HONG KONG DOLLAR FX Forwards HKD -7,696,070
JPY JPY - JAPANESE YEN FX Forwards JPY -438,548,680
KRW KRW - KOREAN WON FX Forwards KRW -406,797,500
MYR MYR - MALAYSIAN RINGGIT FX Forwards MYR -2,603,153
NOK NOK - NORWEGIAN KRONE FX Forwards NOK -21,262,978
SGD SGD - SINGAPORE DOLLAR FX Forwards SGD -109,688
USD USD - UNITED STATES DOLLAR FX Forwards USD -17,721,016
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* As at 23 July 2021. Excludes cash

Sector Allocation

Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
29.2%
Packaged Foods & Meats
27.6%
Agricultural & Farm Machinery
16.3%
Agricultural Products
13.2%
Trading Companies & Distributors
10.1%
Personal Products
1.2%
Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
1.1%
Pharmaceuticals
1.0%
* As of 30 June 2021

Country Allocation

United States
52.8%
Japan
11.5%
Canada
9.5%
Britain
4.4%
Norway
4.1%
Germany
3.8%
Brazil
3.2%
Netherlands
2.5%
Hong Kong
2.3%
Other
5.9%
* As of 30 June 2021

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month -3.16% -3.12%
3 months 1.92% 1.96%
6 months 17.53% 17.90%
1 year 47.45% 48.97%
3 year p.a 9.29% 10.47%
5 year p.a - 10.51%
Since inception (p.a) 9.36% 10.09%
Inception date 2-Aug-16 -
* As at 30 June 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* (%) 0.5%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 30 June 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. 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 $0.25055 5.44%
4-Jan-21 5-Jan-21 19-Jan-21 $0.03853 0.74%
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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Product Disclosure Statement Update - 8 March 2021
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Interim Financial Report - December 2020
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Annual Report - June 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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