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OVERVIEW

About

*Information on Facebook’s removal from the Fund: On March 23 2018, the Responsible Investment Committee of the Fund determined to remove Facebook from the index that ETHI is designed to track, and accordingly from the ETF. For more information on this see BetaShares Media Statement

Provides simple, cost-effective and transparent exposure to a portfolio of sustainable, ethical companies from a broad range of global locations.

The Fund owns stocks that have been identified as “Climate Leaders” that have also passed other eligibility screens designed to exclude companies with direct or significant exposure to the fossil fuel industry or engaged in other activities deemed inconsistent with responsible investment considerations.

  • Recognised as a responsible and ethical investment option by Australia’s leading certifier of responsible investors, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
  • “Climate Leaders” are selected based on relative carbon efficiency
  • Additional eligibility exclusion screens are applied to remove companies with material exposure to: fossil fuel, gambling, tobacco, armaments, uranium/nuclear energy, destruction of valuable environments, animal cruelty, chemicals of concern, mandatory detention of asylum seekers, alcohol, junk foods, pornography, ESG related reputational risk or controversy, human rights & supply chain concerns
  • A core component of a global equities allocation providing transparency and diversification benefits in addition to being consistent with ethical and sustainable objectives
  • Tactical exposure to global equities

Advantages

  • Diversification – with a single trade, investors can get exposure to a diversified portfolio of sustainable, ethical companies from a broad range of global locations
  • Cost effective – Fund tracks the performance of an index (no ‘active manager’ fees)
  • Large company exposure – strategy invests only in large global companies
  • No W-8 BEN forms and no US estate tax implications for investors – simplified tax administration, unlike cross-listed alternatives
  • Transparent – portfolio holdings, value of the Fund’s assets and net asset value per unit available daily on our website
  • Liquidity – available to trade on the 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

 

1. The Responsible Investment Certification Program does not constitute financial product advice. Neither the Certification Symbol nor RIAA recommends to any person that any financial product is a suitable investment or that returns are guaranteed. Appropriate professional advice should be sought prior to making an investment decision. RIAA does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence. www.responsibleinvestment.org

KEY FACTS

Pricing Information 25 April 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $8.70
% Change (prev day) 1.64%
Bid (delayed) $8.54
Offer (delayed) $8.79
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $8.63
* As at 23 April 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $310,977,303
Units Outstanding* (#) 36,053,048
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.59%
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 April 2019
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

ASX Code ETHI
Bloomberg Code ETHI AU
IRESS Code ETHI.AXW
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
Market Makers Deutsche Securities
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

Index Nasdaq Future Global Sustainability Leaders Index
Index Provider Nasdaq
Index Ticker N/A
Bloomberg Index Ticker NQFGSLN
Index Methodology

Portfolio Holdings

Name Weight (%)
VISA INC 4.8
APPLE INC 4.4
HOME DEPOT INC/THE 4.2
INTEL CORP 4.0
MASTERCARD INC 3.9
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 3.5
ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.4
NETFLIX INC 2.3
ADOBE INC 2.1
AIA GROUP LTD 2.1
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
V UN VISA INC 4.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 66,022 $15,203,041 $15,203,041
AAPL UW APPLE INC 4.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 47,071 $13,904,504 $13,904,504
HD UN HOME DEPOT INC/THE 4.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 44,308 $13,060,530 $13,060,530
INTC UW INTEL CORP 4.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 151,643 $12,697,101 $12,697,101
MA UN MASTERCARD INC 3.9 Equities Information Technology United States USD 34,666 $12,124,944 $12,124,944
UNH UN UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 3.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 33,900 $11,134,842 $11,134,842
ROG SW ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.4 Equities Healthcare Switzerland CHF 28,290 $10,554,878 $10,554,878
NFLX UW NETFLIX INC 2.3 Equities Communication Services United States USD 13,455 $7,179,901 $7,179,901
ADBE UW ADOBE INC 2.1 Equities Information Technology United States USD 17,023 $6,686,133 $6,686,133
1299 HK AIA GROUP LTD 2.1 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 452,200 $6,593,658 $6,593,658
PYPL UW PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 2.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 42,045 $6,428,155 $6,428,155
NKE UN NIKE INC 1.9 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 48,081 $6,060,002 $6,060,002
SBUX UW STARBUCKS CORP 1.8 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 52,638 $5,733,662 $5,733,662
NVDA UW NVIDIA CORP 1.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 20,708 $5,644,871 $5,644,871
ASML NA ASML HOLDING NV 1.6 Equities Information Technology Netherlands EUR 17,374 $5,124,307 $5,124,307
NOVOB DC NOVO NORDISK A/S 1.6 Equities Healthcare Denmark DKK 72,706 $5,011,269 $5,011,269
CRM UN SALESFORCE.COM INC 1.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 21,040 $4,787,028 $4,787,028
BKNG UW BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 1.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,575 $4,193,592 $4,193,592
BMY UN BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO 1.2 Equities Healthcare United States USD 60,481 $3,848,085 $3,848,085
ADP UW AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC 1.2 Equities Information Technology United States USD 16,421 $3,828,367 $3,828,367
TJX UN TJX COS INC/THE 1.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 46,848 $3,702,148 $3,702,148
6861 JT KEYENCE CORP 1.1 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,800 $3,510,912 $3,510,912
CHTR UW CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.1 Equities Communication Services United States USD 6,723 $3,455,927 $3,455,927
BLK UN BLACKROCK INC 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 4,764 $3,261,842 $3,261,842
CB UN CHUBB LTD 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 16,258 $3,258,323 $3,258,323
ANTM UN ANTHEM INC 1.0 Equities Healthcare United States USD 8,855 $3,169,264 $3,169,264
INTU UW INTUIT INC 1.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,941 $2,989,793 $2,989,793
SPGI UN S&P GLOBAL INC 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 9,406 $2,928,964 $2,928,964
SCHW UN CHARLES SCHWAB CORP/THE 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 44,618 $2,867,437 $2,867,437
CME UW CME GROUP INC 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 10,771 $2,706,342 $2,706,342
ITW UN ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 11,691 $2,614,096 $2,614,096
9022 JT CENTRAL JAPAN RAILWAY CO 0.8 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 8,300 $2,563,931 $2,563,931
AMAT UW APPLIED MATERIALS INC 0.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 39,347 $2,494,464 $2,494,464
ZTS UN ZOETIS INC 0.8 Equities Healthcare United States USD 17,195 $2,478,846 $2,478,846
MMC UN MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 17,835 $2,406,568 $2,406,568
ISRG UW INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC 0.8 Equities Healthcare United States USD 3,301 $2,391,801 $2,391,801
ICE UN INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 20,617 $2,365,678 $2,365,678
388 HK HONG KONG EXCHANGES & CLEARING 0.8 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 47,400 $2,356,125 $2,356,125
CCI UN CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL COR 0.7 Equities Real Estate United States USD 13,251 $2,326,341 $2,326,341
4063 JT SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 0.7 Equities Materials Japan JPY 17,400 $2,315,737 $2,315,737
BCE CT BCE INC 0.7 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 36,282 $2,301,221 $2,301,221
ADI UW ANALOG DEVICES INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,700 $2,291,278 $2,291,278
CTSH UW COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 22,022 $2,281,960 $2,281,960
AZO UN AUTOZONE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,522 $2,262,708 $2,262,708
ORLY UW O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,990 $2,257,055 $2,257,055
9983 JT FAST RETAILING CO LTD 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,700 $2,212,000 $2,212,000
PHIA NA KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 0.7 Equities Healthcare Netherlands EUR 37,888 $2,163,220 $2,163,220
6954 JT FANUC CORP 0.7 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 7,700 $2,097,053 $2,097,053
NOW US SERVICENOW INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 5,967 $2,065,009 $2,065,009
ITX SQ INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary Spain EUR 45,560 $2,007,655 $2,007,655
ADSK UW AUTODESK INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,861 $1,976,291 $1,976,291
AMS SQ AMADEUS IT GROUP SA 0.6 Equities Information Technology Spain EUR 17,671 $1,973,440 $1,973,440
PAYX UW PAYCHEX INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 16,028 $1,907,910 $1,907,910
EXPN LN EXPERIAN PLC 0.6 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 45,772 $1,881,756 $1,881,756
ILMN UW ILLUMINA INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 4,175 $1,872,410 $1,872,410
CI UN CIGNA CORP 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 8,411 $1,849,628 $1,849,628
EW UN EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 7,189 $1,821,904 $1,821,904
ROST UW ROSS STORES INC 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 12,926 $1,816,607 $1,816,607
VWS DC VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0.6 Equities Industrials Denmark DKK 13,921 $1,811,643 $1,811,643
PLD UN PROLOGIS INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 16,712 $1,794,640 $1,794,640
VRTX UW VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 7,157 $1,761,236 $1,761,236
9437 JP NTT DOCOMO INC 0.6 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 58,100 $1,753,743 $1,753,743
FISV UW FISERV INC 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,843 $1,708,021 $1,708,021
AVB UN AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC 0.5 Equities Real Estate United States USD 6,003 $1,696,213 $1,696,213
4661 JP ORIENTAL LAND CO LTD/JAPAN 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 10,500 $1,677,180 $1,677,180
FIS UN FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 10,459 $1,670,934 $1,670,934
HMB SS HENNES & MAURITZ AB 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Sweden SEK 66,045 $1,642,189 $1,642,189
DLTR UW DOLLAR TREE INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 10,403 $1,634,842 $1,634,842
DLR UN DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC 0.5 Equities Real Estate United States USD 9,368 $1,593,081 $1,593,081
EXPE UW EXPEDIA GROUP INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 8,941 $1,587,145 $1,587,145
GIS UN GENERAL MILLS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 21,908 $1,583,199 $1,583,199
GIVN SW GIVAUDAN SA 0.5 Equities Materials Switzerland CHF 434 $1,579,505 $1,579,505
66 HK MTR CORP LTD 0.5 Equities Industrials Hong Kong HKD 183,500 $1,561,361 $1,561,361
CERN UW CERNER CORP 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 17,021 $1,556,962 $1,556,962
RCI/B CT ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC 0.5 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 22,119 $1,547,372 $1,547,372
VMC UN VULCAN MATERIALS CO 0.5 Equities Materials United States USD 8,647 $1,536,436 $1,536,436
REL LN RELX PLC 0.5 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 48,036 $1,529,744 $1,529,744
SGRE SQ SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERG 0.5 Equities Industrials Spain EUR 61,628 $1,528,935 $1,528,935
KNEBV FH KONE OYJ 0.5 Equities Industrials Finland EUR 19,805 $1,519,875 $1,519,875
6273 JP SMC CORP/JAPAN 0.5 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,600 $1,511,420 $1,511,420
NDA SS NORDEA BANK ABP 0.5 Equities Financials Finland SEK 128,835 $1,504,536 $1,504,536
APTV UN APTIV PLC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 11,619 $1,473,706 $1,473,706
ASSAB SS ASSA ABLOY AB 0.5 Equities Industrials Sweden SEK 45,842 $1,462,925 $1,462,925
HUM UN HUMANA INC 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 4,047 $1,442,043 $1,442,043
VNA GY VONOVIA SE 0.5 Equities Real Estate Germany EUR 19,942 $1,434,263 $1,434,263
TSLA UW TESLA INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,809 $1,404,871 $1,404,871
IFX GY INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0.4 Equities Information Technology Germany EUR 40,689 $1,378,416 $1,378,416
8035 JP TOKYO ELECTRON LTD 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 6,100 $1,371,166 $1,371,166
6902 JT DENSO CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 21,400 $1,362,946 $1,362,946
ON UW ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP 0.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 40,359 $1,324,774 $1,324,774
ST SP SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS L 0.4 Equities Communication Services Singapore SGD 384,150 $1,275,003 $1,275,003
CPB UN CAMPBELL SOUP CO 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 22,794 $1,267,597 $1,267,597
SHBA SS SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB 0.4 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 79,343 $1,249,817 $1,249,817
INCY UW INCYTE CORP 0.4 Equities Healthcare United States USD 11,847 $1,241,967 $1,241,967
FSLR UW FIRST SOLAR INC 0.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,908 $1,225,998 $1,225,998
SAMPO FH SAMPO OYJ 0.4 Equities Financials Finland EUR 17,736 $1,152,868 $1,152,868
URW NA UNIBAIL-RODAMCO-WESTFIELD 0.3 Equities Real Estate France EUR 4,324 $1,069,650 $1,069,650
SWEDA SS SWEDBANK AB 0.3 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 44,211 $1,032,593 $1,032,593
UHR SW SWATCH GROUP AG/THE 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Switzerland CHF 2,243 $993,441 $993,441
SEK SEK - Swedish Krona 0.0 Cash SEK 901,716 $136,314 $136,314
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen 0.0 Cash JPY 10,253,232 $130,395 $130,395
USD USD - United States Dollar 0.0 Cash USD 71,876 $102,490 $102,490
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 0.0 Cash AUD 35,167 $35,167 $35,167
SGD SGD - Singapore Dollar 0.0 Cash SGD 30,075 $31,489 $31,489
HKD HKD - Hong Kong Dollar 0.0 Cash HKD 148,023 $26,912 $26,912
DKK DKK - Danish Krone 0.0 Cash DKK 51,327 $10,936 $10,936
CHF CHF - Swiss Franc 0.0 Cash CHF 7,572 $10,583 $10,583
GBP GBP - British Pound 0.0 Cash GBP 5,056 $9,304 $9,304
EUR EUR - Euro 0.0 Cash EUR 4,169 $6,633 $6,633
CAD CAD - Canada Dollar 0.0 Cash CAD 3,942 $4,166 $4,166
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* As at 24 April 2019

Sector Allocation

Information Technology
36.4%
Healthcare
18.3%
Consumer Discretionary
17.2%
Financials
10.6%
Industrials
6.3%
Communication Services
5.7%
Real Estate
2.9%
Materials
1.7%
Consumer Staples
0.9%
* As of 31 March 2019

Country Allocation

United States
72.6%
Japan
6.3%
Switzerland
4.5%
Hong Kong
3.4%
Denmark
2.3%
Netherlands
2.3%
Spain
1.8%
Sweden
1.7%
Canada
1.3%
Other
3.9%
* As of 31 March 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 2.44% 2.40%
3 months 12.99% 13.05%
6 months 2.02% 2.13%
1 year 17.88% 18.25%
3 year p.a - -
5 year p.a - -
Since inception (p.a) 17.78% 18.07%
Inception date 5-Jan-17 -
* As at 29 March 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* (%) 1.7%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
* As of 31 March 2019. Yield figures are calculated by summing the prior 12 month fund per unit distributions divided by the fund closing NAV per unit at quarter-end. 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 $0.01701 1.97%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.1247 2.18%
2-Jan-18 3-Jan-18 17-Jan-18 $0.01267 -
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.07949 -
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Factsheet - ETHI
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Portfolio Holdings
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The Case for Sustainable Investing
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ETHI: Portfolio Holdings - Company Profiles - Examples
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Product Disclosure Statement - ETHI
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Product Disclosure Statement Updates - ETHI
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Annual Report - June 2018
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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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2018 Distribution Calendar
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Interim Financial Report 2018 - NDQ, QUS, HACK and ETHI
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