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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 17 December 2018

Current Price
Last Trade* $7.54
% Change (prev day) 0%
Bid (delayed) $7.55
Offer (delayed) $7.55
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $7.54
* As at 13 December 2018

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $246,278,442
Units Outstanding* (#) 32,645,938
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 13 December 2018
**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 (%)
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.6
VISA INC 4.6
APPLE INC 4.0
HOME DEPOT INC/THE 3.9
INTEL CORP 3.7
ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.7
MASTERCARD INC 3.5
ADOBE INC 2.0
AIA GROUP LTD 1.9
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 1.9
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
UNH UN UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 30,631 $11,307,741 $11,307,741
V UN VISA INC 4.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 59,655 $11,225,510 $11,225,510
AAPL UW APPLE INC 4.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 42,531 $9,803,635 $9,803,635
HD UN HOME DEPOT INC/THE 3.9 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 40,035 $9,608,065 $9,608,065
INTC UW INTEL CORP 3.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 137,019 $9,134,600 $9,134,600
ROG SW ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.7 Equities Healthcare Switzerland CHF 25,562 $8,916,728 $8,916,728
MA UN MASTERCARD INC 3.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 31,324 $8,522,798 $8,522,798
ADBE UW ADOBE INC 2.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 15,381 $4,927,748 $4,927,748
1299 HK AIA GROUP LTD 1.9 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 408,600 $4,667,611 $4,667,611
PYPL UW PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 1.9 Equities Information Technology United States USD 37,991 $4,546,854 $4,546,854
NFLX UW NETFLIX INC 1.9 Equities Communication Services United States USD 12,157 $4,518,699 $4,518,699
NKE UN NIKE INC 1.8 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 43,444 $4,389,181 $4,389,181
SBUX UW STARBUCKS CORP 1.8 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 47,562 $4,328,877 $4,328,877
NOVOB DC NOVO NORDISK A/S 1.8 Equities Healthcare Denmark DKK 65,694 $4,295,718 $4,295,718
BMY UN BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO 1.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 54,648 $3,967,480 $3,967,480
NVDA UW NVIDIA CORP 1.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 18,711 $3,817,002 $3,817,002
CRM UN SALESFORCE.COM INC 1.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 19,012 $3,629,203 $3,629,203
BKNG UW BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 1.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,424 $3,584,576 $3,584,576
ASML NA ASML HOLDING NV 1.5 Equities Information Technology Netherlands EUR 15,698 $3,561,839 $3,561,839
ANTM UN ANTHEM INC 1.3 Equities Healthcare United States USD 8,001 $3,071,341 $3,071,341
ADP UW AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC 1.1 Equities Information Technology United States USD 14,838 $2,786,543 $2,786,543
TJX UN TJX COS INC/THE 1.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 42,330 $2,666,336 $2,666,336
CB UN CHUBB LTD 1.1 Equities Financials United States USD 14,690 $2,621,650 $2,621,650
CHTR UW CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.1 Equities Communication Services United States USD 6,074 $2,617,937 $2,617,937
CME UW CME GROUP INC 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 9,639 $2,519,379 $2,519,379
6861 JT KEYENCE CORP 1.0 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,400 $2,399,361 $2,399,361
SCHW UN CHARLES SCHWAB CORP/THE 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 40,315 $2,313,101 $2,313,101
BLK UN BLACKROCK INC 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 4,305 $2,292,522 $2,292,522
CI UN CIGNA CORP 0.9 Equities Healthcare United States USD 7,600 $2,174,136 $2,174,136
9022 JT CENTRAL JAPAN RAILWAY CO 0.9 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 7,500 $2,109,620 $2,109,620
ISRG UW INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC 0.8 Equities Healthcare United States USD 2,982 $2,042,871 $2,042,871
INTU UW INTUIT INC 0.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,175 $2,008,180 $2,008,180
ICE UN INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 18,629 $2,000,691 $2,000,691
SPGI UN S&P GLOBAL INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 8,498 $1,972,331 $1,972,331
ITW UN ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 10,562 $1,927,907 $1,927,907
BCE CT BCE INC 0.8 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 32,782 $1,917,599 $1,917,599
ZTS UN ZOETIS INC 0.8 Equities Healthcare United States USD 15,537 $1,914,261 $1,914,261
CCI UN CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL COR 0.8 Equities Real Estate United States USD 11,973 $1,910,443 $1,910,443
CTSH UW COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 0.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 19,898 $1,878,378 $1,878,378
MMC UN MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 16,115 $1,863,136 $1,863,136
9983 JT FAST RETAILING CO LTD 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,400 $1,791,855 $1,791,855
388 HK HONG KONG EXCHANGES & CLEARING 0.7 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 42,900 $1,776,629 $1,776,629
TSLA UW TESLA INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,441 $1,752,902 $1,752,902
PHIA NA KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 0.7 Equities Healthcare Netherlands EUR 34,234 $1,751,056 $1,751,056
ORLY UW O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,605 $1,748,367 $1,748,367
4063 JT SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 0.7 Equities Materials Japan JPY 15,700 $1,745,045 $1,745,045
ILMN UW ILLUMINA INC 0.7 Equities Healthcare United States USD 3,773 $1,715,745 $1,715,745
AZO UN AUTOZONE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,376 $1,669,907 $1,669,907
9437 JP NTT DOCOMO INC 0.7 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 52,500 $1,650,562 $1,650,562
AMAT UW APPLIED MATERIALS INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 35,553 $1,616,946 $1,616,946
ITX SQ INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Spain EUR 41,167 $1,591,575 $1,591,575
AMS SQ AMADEUS IT GROUP SA 0.6 Equities Information Technology Spain EUR 15,967 $1,566,526 $1,566,526
VRTX UW VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 6,467 $1,531,938 $1,531,938
HUM UN HUMANA INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 3,657 $1,527,851 $1,527,851
ADI UW ANALOG DEVICES INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 12,379 $1,504,827 $1,504,827
RCI/B CT ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC 0.6 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 19,986 $1,471,033 $1,471,033
6954 JT FANUC CORP 0.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 7,000 $1,453,836 $1,453,836
EW UN EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 6,496 $1,448,955 $1,448,955
HMB SS HENNES & MAURITZ AB 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary Sweden SEK 59,675 $1,431,672 $1,431,672
AVB UN AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 5,424 $1,412,099 $1,412,099
NDA SS NORDEA BANK ABP 0.6 Equities Financials Finland SEK 116,409 $1,409,630 $1,409,630
VWS DC VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0.6 Equities Industrials Denmark DKK 12,578 $1,392,898 $1,392,898
FIS UN FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 9,450 $1,376,759 $1,376,759
EXPN LN EXPERIAN PLC 0.6 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 41,357 $1,374,337 $1,374,337
NOW US SERVICENOW INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 5,391 $1,366,561 $1,366,561
PLD UN PROLOGIS INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 15,100 $1,363,186 $1,363,186
DLR UN DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 8,464 $1,347,826 $1,347,826
EXPE UW EXPEDIA GROUP INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 8,079 $1,331,983 $1,331,983
PAYX UW PAYCHEX INC 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 14,483 $1,329,474 $1,329,474
FISV UW FISERV INC 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 12,509 $1,329,136 $1,329,136
4661 JP ORIENTAL LAND CO LTD/JAPAN 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 9,500 $1,313,625 $1,313,625
ADSK UW AUTODESK INC 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,103 $1,301,079 $1,301,079
GIVN SW GIVAUDAN SA 0.5 Equities Materials Switzerland CHF 392 $1,289,157 $1,289,157
ROST UW ROSS STORES INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 11,680 $1,288,721 $1,288,721
SWEDA SS SWEDBANK AB 0.5 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 39,947 $1,258,434 $1,258,434
REL LN RELX PLC 0.5 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 43,404 $1,239,571 $1,239,571
6902 JT DENSO CORP 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 19,400 $1,223,181 $1,223,181
66 HK MTR CORP LTD 0.5 Equities Industrials Hong Kong HKD 166,000 $1,215,342 $1,215,342
KNEBV FH KONE OYJ 0.5 Equities Industrials Finland EUR 17,895 $1,199,106 $1,199,106
CERN UW CERNER CORP 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 15,379 $1,197,715 $1,197,715
VNA GY VONOVIA SE 0.5 Equities Real Estate Germany EUR 18,019 $1,190,105 $1,190,105
SHBA SS SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB 0.5 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 71,691 $1,133,633 $1,133,633
DLTR UW DOLLAR TREE INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 9,399 $1,124,109 $1,124,109
CPB UN CAMPBELL SOUP CO 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 20,595 $1,123,416 $1,123,416
SGRE SQ SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERG 0.5 Equities Industrials Spain EUR 55,684 $1,108,857 $1,108,857
VMC UN VULCAN MATERIALS CO 0.4 Equities Materials United States USD 7,813 $1,084,395 $1,084,395
ST SP SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS L 0.4 Equities Communication Services Singapore SGD 347,050 $1,067,522 $1,067,522
ASSAB SS ASSA ABLOY AB 0.4 Equities Industrials Sweden SEK 41,421 $1,038,485 $1,038,485
GIS UN GENERAL MILLS INC 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 19,796 $1,030,749 $1,030,749
IFX GY INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0.4 Equities Information Technology Germany EUR 36,766 $1,016,710 $1,016,710
INCY UW INCYTE CORP 0.4 Equities Healthcare United States USD 10,704 $987,798 $987,798
SAMPO FH SAMPO OYJ 0.4 Equities Financials Finland EUR 16,025 $985,727 $985,727
6273 JP SMC CORP/JAPAN 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,300 $984,483 $984,483
APTV UN APTIV PLC 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 10,497 $964,309 $964,309
8035 JP TOKYO ELECTRON LTD 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 5,500 $901,745 $901,745
ON UW ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP 0.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 36,467 $890,467 $890,467
URW NA UNIBAIL-RODAMCO-WESTFIELD 0.4 Equities Real Estate France EUR 3,907 $889,812 $889,812
UHR SW SWATCH GROUP AG/THE 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Switzerland CHF 2,027 $821,099 $821,099
FSLR UW FIRST SOLAR INC 0.3 Equities Information Technology United States USD 12,567 $763,928 $763,928
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen 0.1 Cash JPY 21,895,903 $269,008 $269,008
USD USD - United States Dollar 0.1 Cash USD 171,799 $239,308 $239,308
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 0.1 Cash AUD 221,733 $221,733 $221,733
SEK SEK - Swedish Krona 0.0 Cash SEK 251,589 $38,662 $38,662
CHF CHF - Swiss Franc 0.0 Cash CHF 24,322 $33,951 $33,951
CAD CAD - Canada Dollar 0.0 Cash CAD 30,435 $31,667 $31,667
DKK DKK - Danish Krone 0.0 Cash DKK 111,254 $23,467 $23,467
SGD SGD - Singapore Dollar 0.0 Cash SGD 6,385 $6,460 $6,460
EUR EUR - Euro 0.0 Cash EUR 3,423 $5,391 $5,391
HKD HKD - Hong Kong Dollar 0.0 Cash HKD 14,227 $2,537 $2,537
GBP GBP - British Pound 0.0 Cash GBP 151 $264 $264
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* As at 14 December 2018

Sector Allocation

Information Technology
34.9%
Healthcare
19.6%
Consumer Discretionary
17.3%
Financials
10.9%
Industrials
6.1%
Communication Services
5.4%
Real Estate
3.2%
Materials
1.7%
Consumer Staples
0.9%
* As of 30 November 2018

Country Allocation

United States
72.3%
Japan
6.5%
Switzerland
4.4%
Hong Kong
3.0%
Netherlands
2.2%
Denmark
2.2%
Sweden
1.9%
Spain
1.8%
Finland
1.4%
Other
4.3%
* As of 30 November 2018

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month -1.03% -1.00%
3 months -6.54% -6.46%
6 months 3.61% 3.82%
1 year 9.05% 9.38%
3 year p.a - -
5 year p.a - -
Since inception (p.a) 15.62% 15.92%
Inception date 5-Jan-17 -
* As at 30 November 2018

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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* (%) 1.8%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
* As of 30 November 2018. 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-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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Annual Report - June 2018
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Notice of Modifications to Fund Constitution – AMIT Tax Regime
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