Augmented & Virtual Reality

AUGR // The Defiance Future Tech ETF

Why invest in Augmented and Virtual Reality?

  • We believe that the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) market is at the cutting-edge of technological development in both hardware and software / applications.
  • The market spans across sectors as wide-ranging as gaming, healthcare and the military, to e-commerce, education and marketing, and is attracting extraordinary attention from investors and developers.
  • Its diverse applications could transform the way people work, play and live globally.

Why the Defiance AUGR ETF?

  • AUGR offers investors liquid, transparent and low-cost* access to companies engaged in the research & development or commercialization of products, and services related to augmented and virtual reality.
  • AUGR provides diversification while maintaining a targeted portfolio - the underlying index, BlueStar Augmented and Virtual Reality Index, tracks over 60 globally-listed stocks across all market capitalizations.
  • Equal weight methodology offers investors more precise exposure, including to smaller companies with more potential for growth.

Index Description 

  • The BlueStar Augmented and Virtual Reality Index is a rules-based index tracking the performance of a group of globally-listed stocks of companies engaged in the research & development or commercialization of products and services related to augmented and virtual reality within one of the following categories: Gaming systems and video games; artificial intelligence, including machine vision and natural language processing; graphic processing units; cloud computing infrastructure; simultaneous localization and mapping; displays including holographic and adaptive interfaces; and sensors for depth perception and positioning. 
  • Index components are assigned an equal weight subject to a liquidity overlay, index components are reviewed semi-annually for eligibility, and the weights are reset accordingly.
Net Assets as of 04/18/2019 $3.72m
NAV $24.80
Shares Outstanding 150,000
Premium/Discount Percentage 0.71%
Closing Price $24.97

Data as of 04/18/2019

IOPV, or indicative Optimized Portfolio Value, is a calculation disseminated by the stock exchange that approximates the Fund's NAV every fifteen seconds throughout the trading day.

PERFORMANCE Monthly Returns as of 03/31/2019
  1 Month 3 Month YTD Since Inception
Market Price 2.36% 19.03% 19.03% -5.89%
Fund NAV 2.29% 18.91% 18.91% -6.18%
PERFORMANCE Quarterly Returns as of 03/31/2019
  1 Month 3 Month YTD Since Inception
Market Price 2.36% 19.03% 19.03% -5.89%
Fund NAV 2.29% 18.91% 18.91% -6.18%

Expense ratio: 0.40%

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. Performance current to the most recent month-end can be obtained by calling (833.333.9383).

Short term performance, in particular, is not a good indication Of the fund's future performance, and an investment should not be made based solely on returns.

EX- Date Record Date Payable Date Total Distribution
12/28/2018 12/31/2018 1/2/2019 $0.05843000
3/12/2019 3/13/2019 3/14/2019 $0.00951193
6/24/2019 6/25/2019 6/26/2019 xx.xx
9/17/2019 9/18/2019 9/19/2019 xx.xx
Percentage Of Net Assets Name Identifier Shares Held Market Value
2.48% NINTENDO CO LTD 7974 JP 300 92,103.50
2.46% SNAP INC SNAP 7,848 91,586.16
2.23% RAZER INC 1337 HK 318,000 83,095.40
2.10% NETDRAGON WEBSOFT 777 HK 25,500 78,172.00
1.82% CREE INC CREE 1,008 67,707.36
1.69% QUALCOMM INC QCOM 786 62,793.54
1.69% ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC AMD 2,265 62,695.20
1.68% XPERI CORP XPER 2,478 62,470.38
1.66% STMICROELECTRONICS N V STM 3,327 61,815.66
Data as of 04/22/2019. Fund holdings are subject to change at any time and should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security.