Scientific Beta Asia ex-Japan ETF

Fund Summary

The Global X Scientific Beta Asia ex-Japan ETF (SCIX) seeks to outperform cap weighted indexes with similar volatility through a multi-factor investment strategy rooted in academic research.

Fund Objective

The Global X Scientific Beta Asia ex-Japan ETF seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Scientific Beta Developed Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Multi-Beta Multi-Strategy Four-Factor Equal Risk Contribution (ERC) Index.


Outperformance Potential

SCIX seeks to outperform market capitalization weighted indexes by accessing factors that have historically earned outsized returns.

Rooted in Academic Research

The methodology behind Scientific Beta was developed by the EDHEC Risk-Institute in France, a leading academic instution for applied research in finance.

Reduce Costs

SCIX offers a low fee structure due to its passive nature, and therefore can be used to potentially reduce the costs of a portfolio consisting of more expensive actively managed strategies.

Fund Details As of 7/19/18

Ticker SCIX
Primary Exchange NYSE Arca
CUSIP 37954Y400
ISIN US37954Y4008
Bloomberg Index Ticker SBAXRHMN
Net Assets $5,044,919
Management Fee 0.38%
Annual Fund Operating Expense 0.38%
Inception Date 5/12/15
Shares Outstanding 200,000
30-Day SEC Yield 3.80%
Distribution Frequency Annually
Distribution Calendar

Fund Prices

As of 7/19/18
NAV Price
Net Asset Value $25.22 Closing Price $25.36
Daily Change $0.04 0.15% Daily Change -$0.03 -0.12%

Performance History

Cumulative %

Data as of month end (6/30/18)

Fund NAV Closing Price Index
1 Month -2.83% -2.81% -2.77%
3 Months -1.88% -2.66% -1.84%
6 Months -2.71% -2.78% -2.58%
Since Inception 13.59% 14.06% 13.11%

Avg Annualized %

Data as of month end (6/30/18)

Fund NAV Closing Price Index
1 Year 8.65% 7.95% 9.02%
3 Years 6.97% 7.07% 7.32%
5 Years -- -- --
Since Inception 4.15% 4.29% 4.00%

Avg Annualized %

Data as of quarter end (6/30/18)

Fund NAV Closing Price Index
1 Year 8.65% 7.95% 9.02%
3 Years 6.97% 7.07% 7.32%
5 Years -- -- --
Since Inception 4.15% 4.29% 4.00%

Cumulative return is the aggregate amount that an investment has gained or lost over time. Annualized Return is the average return gained or lost by an investment each year over a given time period.

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Fund Characteristics As of 7/19/18

Return on Equity 7.60%
Average Market Cap $15,415.00 M
2016 2017
Price-to-earnings 16.42 16.50
Price-to-book value 1.28 1.25

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Fund Risk Stats As of 7/19/18

Versus Beta
S&P 500 0.93
MSCI Emg. Mkts 0.67
Standard Deviation 12.60%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Top 10 Holdings

As of 7/19/18
Net Assets % Name Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
1.92 SWIRE PROPERTIES LTD 3.77 25,704 96,925.18
1.83 HONG KONG & CHINA GAS 2.01 45,886 92,359.48
1.73 VENTURE CORP LTD 12.16 7,187 87,427.86
1.71 CAPITALAND MALL TRUST 1.56 55,333 86,306.57
1.68 CONTACT ENERGY LTD 3.86 21,998 84,940.65
1.61 SINGAPORE AIRLINES LTD 7.81 10,412 81,353.24
1.61 POWER ASSETS HOLDINGS LTD 7.30 11,134 81,273.70
1.59 CLP HOLDINGS LTD 11.27 7,133 80,419.19
1.56 SOUTH32 LTD 2.68 29,295 78,521.57
1.49 WHARF HOLDINGS LTD 3.25 23,100 75,040.61
Holdings are subject to change.

Carefully consider the Funds’ investment objectives, risk factors, charges and expenses before investing. This and additional information can be found in the Funds’ summary or full prospectus, which may be obtained by calling 1-888-GX-FUND-1 (1.888.493.8631), or by visiting Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. In addition to the normal risks associated with investing, international investments may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from economic or political instability in other nations.

Shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Global X NAVs are calculated using prices as of 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The closing price is the Mid-Point between the Bid and Ask price as of the close of exchange. Indices are unmanaged and do not include the effect of fees, expenses or sales charges. One cannot invest directly in an index.

EDHEC Risk Institute Asia Ltd. Indexes have been licensed for use by Global X Management Company, LLC. Global X Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold, or promoted by EDHEC Risk Institute Asia Ltd. nor does this company make any representations regarding the advisability of investing in the Global X Funds.

Global X Management Company, LLC serves as an advisor to the Global X Funds. The Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., which is not affiliated with Global X Management Company, LLC.