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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 19 March 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $8.35
% Change (prev day) 0.36%
Bid (delayed) $8.34
Offer (delayed) $8.36
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $8.31
* As at 15 March 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $293,099,779
Units Outstanding* (#) 35,253,048
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 15 March 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 4.1
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.0
INTEL CORP 3.8
HOME DEPOT INC/THE 3.8
MASTERCARD INC 3.7
ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.6
NETFLIX INC 2.3
AIA GROUP LTD 2.1
ADOBE INC 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 64,427 $14,057,460 $14,057,460
AAPL UW APPLE INC 4.1 Equities Information Technology United States USD 45,934 $12,160,674 $12,160,674
UNH UN UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.0 Equities Healthcare United States USD 33,081 $11,877,858 $11,877,858
INTC UW INTEL CORP 3.8 Equities Information Technology United States USD 147,981 $11,272,560 $11,272,560
HD UN HOME DEPOT INC/THE 3.8 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 43,239 $11,167,132 $11,167,132
MA UN MASTERCARD INC 3.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 33,830 $10,974,505 $10,974,505
ROG SW ROCHE HOLDING AG 3.6 Equities Healthcare Switzerland CHF 27,608 $10,522,880 $10,522,880
NFLX UW NETFLIX INC 2.3 Equities Communication Services United States USD 13,130 $6,719,188 $6,719,188
1299 HK AIA GROUP LTD 2.1 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 441,200 $6,255,715 $6,255,715
ADBE UW ADOBE INC 2.1 Equities Information Technology United States USD 16,612 $6,029,160 $6,029,160
NKE UN NIKE INC 2.0 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 46,920 $5,801,907 $5,801,907
PYPL UW PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 2.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 41,029 $5,792,703 $5,792,703
NOVOB DC NOVO NORDISK A/S 1.8 Equities Healthcare Denmark DKK 70,949 $5,142,376 $5,142,376
SBUX UW STARBUCKS CORP 1.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 51,367 $5,123,681 $5,123,681
NVDA UW NVIDIA CORP 1.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 20,207 $4,807,058 $4,807,058
CRM UN SALESFORCE.COM INC 1.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 20,533 $4,682,229 $4,682,229
ASML NA ASML HOLDING NV 1.5 Equities Information Technology Netherlands EUR 16,955 $4,531,078 $4,531,078
BMY UN BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO 1.4 Equities Healthcare United States USD 59,020 $4,143,533 $4,143,533
BKNG UW BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 1.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,537 $3,801,013 $3,801,013
ANTM UN ANTHEM INC 1.3 Equities Healthcare United States USD 8,642 $3,750,667 $3,750,667
ADP UW AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC 1.2 Equities Information Technology United States USD 16,025 $3,490,435 $3,490,435
TJX UN TJX COS INC/THE 1.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 45,717 $3,369,875 $3,369,875
CHTR UW CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.1 Equities Communication Services United States USD 6,560 $3,300,783 $3,300,783
6861 JT KEYENCE CORP 1.1 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,700 $3,101,491 $3,101,491
CB UN CHUBB LTD 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 15,865 $3,068,901 $3,068,901
BLK UN BLACKROCK INC 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 4,649 $2,883,401 $2,883,401
SCHW UN CHARLES SCHWAB CORP/THE 1.0 Equities Financials United States USD 43,540 $2,813,976 $2,813,976
INTU UW INTUIT INC 1.0 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,750 $2,812,349 $2,812,349
SPGI UN S&P GLOBAL INC 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 9,179 $2,658,834 $2,658,834
9022 JT CENTRAL JAPAN RAILWAY CO 0.9 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 8,100 $2,602,584 $2,602,584
ISRG UW INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC 0.9 Equities Healthcare United States USD 3,221 $2,537,479 $2,537,479
CME UW CME GROUP INC 0.9 Equities Financials United States USD 10,511 $2,514,382 $2,514,382
ITW UN ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC 0.8 Equities Industrials United States USD 11,408 $2,335,251 $2,335,251
388 HK HONG KONG EXCHANGES & CLEARING 0.8 Equities Financials Hong Kong HKD 46,300 $2,330,281 $2,330,281
ZTS UN ZOETIS INC 0.8 Equities Healthcare United States USD 16,780 $2,310,026 $2,310,026
MMC UN MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC 0.8 Equities Financials United States USD 17,404 $2,278,547 $2,278,547
CCI UN CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL COR 0.8 Equities Real Estate United States USD 12,931 $2,269,753 $2,269,753
BCE CT BCE INC 0.8 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 35,405 $2,210,429 $2,210,429
CTSH UW COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 21,490 $2,175,023 $2,175,023
AMAT UW APPLIED MATERIALS INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 38,396 $2,162,546 $2,162,546
PHIA NA KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 0.7 Equities Healthcare Netherlands EUR 36,973 $2,126,066 $2,126,066
ICE UN INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC 0.7 Equities Financials United States USD 20,119 $2,113,600 $2,113,600
ORLY UW O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,894 $2,060,497 $2,060,497
ADI UW ANALOG DEVICES INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,369 $2,054,670 $2,054,670
AZO UN AUTOZONE INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 1,486 $2,041,294 $2,041,294
NOW US SERVICENOW INC 0.7 Equities Information Technology United States USD 5,823 $1,975,819 $1,975,819
4063 JT SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 0.7 Equities Materials Japan JPY 17,000 $1,950,714 $1,950,714
CI UN CIGNA CORP 0.7 Equities Healthcare United States USD 8,208 $1,931,342 $1,931,342
EW UN EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 7,015 $1,885,516 $1,885,516
ITX SQ INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary Spain EUR 44,460 $1,859,598 $1,859,598
AMS SQ AMADEUS IT GROUP SA 0.6 Equities Information Technology Spain EUR 17,244 $1,857,639 $1,857,639
VRTX UW VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 6,983 $1,843,386 $1,843,386
6954 JT FANUC CORP 0.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 7,500 $1,819,790 $1,819,790
9437 JP NTT DOCOMO INC 0.6 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 56,700 $1,807,478 $1,807,478
9983 JT FAST RETAILING CO LTD 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,600 $1,767,067 $1,767,067
ILMN UW ILLUMINA INC 0.6 Equities Healthcare United States USD 4,074 $1,754,080 $1,754,080
PAYX UW PAYCHEX INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 15,641 $1,746,894 $1,746,894
EXPN LN EXPERIAN PLC 0.6 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 44,665 $1,705,064 $1,705,064
ADSK UW AUTODESK INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 7,672 $1,661,979 $1,661,979
RCI/B CT ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC 0.6 Equities Communication Services Canada CAD 21,585 $1,660,297 $1,660,297
VWS DC VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0.6 Equities Industrials Denmark DKK 13,585 $1,651,334 $1,651,334
NDA SS NORDEA BANK ABP 0.6 Equities Financials Finland SEK 125,722 $1,635,715 $1,635,715
PLD UN PROLOGIS INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 16,309 $1,626,996 $1,626,996
AVB UN AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC 0.6 Equities Real Estate United States USD 5,858 $1,626,581 $1,626,581
FISV UW FISERV INC 0.6 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,510 $1,618,651 $1,618,651
ROST UW ROSS STORES INC 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 12,613 $1,618,449 $1,618,449
4661 JP ORIENTAL LAND CO LTD/JAPAN 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 10,300 $1,594,528 $1,594,528
HUM UN HUMANA INC 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 3,949 $1,568,980 $1,568,980
FIS UN FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION 0.5 Equities Information Technology United States USD 10,207 $1,553,901 $1,553,901
66 HK MTR CORP LTD 0.5 Equities Industrials Hong Kong HKD 179,000 $1,531,479 $1,531,479
GIVN SW GIVAUDAN SA 0.5 Equities Materials Switzerland CHF 424 $1,526,042 $1,526,042
DLR UN DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC 0.5 Equities Real Estate United States USD 9,142 $1,488,439 $1,488,439
EXPE UW EXPEDIA GROUP INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 8,725 $1,488,361 $1,488,361
REL LN RELX PLC 0.5 Equities Industrials Britain GBP 46,876 $1,462,360 $1,462,360
DLTR UW DOLLAR TREE INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 10,151 $1,444,038 $1,444,038
VNA GY VONOVIA SE 0.5 Equities Real Estate Germany EUR 19,461 $1,437,206 $1,437,206
GIS UN GENERAL MILLS INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 21,379 $1,433,495 $1,433,495
TSLA UW TESLA INC 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 3,717 $1,410,440 $1,410,440
INCY UW INCYTE CORP 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 11,561 $1,393,766 $1,393,766
KNEBV FH KONE OYJ 0.5 Equities Industrials Finland EUR 19,327 $1,379,178 $1,379,178
VMC UN VULCAN MATERIALS CO 0.5 Equities Materials United States USD 8,438 $1,354,096 $1,354,096
HMB SS HENNES & MAURITZ AB 0.5 Equities Consumer Discretionary Sweden SEK 64,450 $1,352,153 $1,352,153
ASSAB SS ASSA ABLOY AB 0.5 Equities Industrials Sweden SEK 44,734 $1,348,730 $1,348,730
CERN UW CERNER CORP 0.5 Equities Healthcare United States USD 16,610 $1,348,773 $1,348,773
SGRE SQ SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERG 0.4 Equities Industrials Spain EUR 60,139 $1,299,939 $1,299,939
APTV UN APTIV PLC 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary United States USD 11,338 $1,293,126 $1,293,126
SHBA SS SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB 0.4 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 77,427 $1,256,997 $1,256,997
6273 JP SMC CORP/JAPAN 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,500 $1,235,941 $1,235,941
IFX GY INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0.4 Equities Information Technology Germany EUR 39,707 $1,224,680 $1,224,680
ON UW ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP 0.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 39,385 $1,215,046 $1,215,046
8035 JP TOKYO ELECTRON LTD 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 6,000 $1,190,825 $1,190,825
SAMPO FH SAMPO OYJ 0.4 Equities Financials Finland EUR 17,307 $1,188,889 $1,188,889
ST SP SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS L 0.4 Equities Communication Services Singapore SGD 374,850 $1,179,707 $1,179,707
SWEDA SS SWEDBANK AB 0.4 Equities Financials Sweden SEK 43,144 $1,177,032 $1,177,032
6902 JT DENSO CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 20,900 $1,176,137 $1,176,137
CPB UN CAMPBELL SOUP CO 0.4 Equities Consumer Staples United States USD 22,244 $1,145,087 $1,145,087
FSLR UW FIRST SOLAR INC 0.4 Equities Information Technology United States USD 13,573 $1,045,018 $1,045,018
URW NA UNIBAIL-RODAMCO-WESTFIELD 0.3 Equities Real Estate France EUR 4,219 $1,009,623 $1,009,623
UHR SW SWATCH GROUP AG/THE 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Switzerland CHF 2,189 $892,841 $892,841
USD USD - United States Dollar 0.1 Cash USD 217,519 $306,278 $306,278
CHF CHF - Swiss Franc 0.0 Cash CHF 45,535 $64,044 $64,044
CAD CAD - Canada Dollar 0.0 Cash CAD 43,341 $45,762 $45,762
SGD SGD - Singapore Dollar 0.0 Cash SGD 30,146 $31,415 $31,415
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 0.0 Cash AUD 30,977 $30,977 $30,977
EUR EUR - Euro 0.0 Cash EUR 17,702 $28,260 $28,260
HKD HKD - Hong Kong Dollar 0.0 Cash HKD 149,284 $26,776 $26,776
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen 0.0 Cash JPY 1,866,136 $23,583 $23,583
GBP GBP - British Pound 0.0 Cash GBP 5,205 $9,711 $9,711
SEK SEK - Swedish Krona 0.0 Cash SEK 12,798 $1,953 $1,953
DKK DKK - Danish Krone 0.0 Cash DKK 8,491 $1,816 $1,816
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* As at 18 March 2019

Sector Allocation

Information Technology
35.4%
Healthcare
18.5%
Consumer Discretionary
17.1%
Financials
11.1%
Industrials
6.2%
Communication Services
5.8%
Real Estate
3.2%
Materials
1.7%
Consumer Staples
0.9%
* As of 28 February 2019

Country Allocation

United States
72.1%
Japan
6.3%
Switzerland
4.6%
Hong Kong
3.4%
Denmark
2.3%
Netherlands
2.2%
Sweden
1.7%
Spain
1.7%
Finland
1.4%
Other
4.2%
* As of 28 February 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month 6.32% 6.35%
3 months 6.67% 6.76%
6 months -0.30% -0.13%
1 year 14.62% 14.95%
3 year p.a - -
5 year p.a - -
Since inception (p.a) 17.18% 17.49%
Inception date 5-Jan-17 -
* As at 28 February 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 28 February 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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