Beta Advantage® Emerging Markets Quality Dividend Index EGAQLDVT

Index Description

Beta Advantage® Emerging Markets Quality Dividend Index is designed to represent a portfolio of approximately 50 companies that each has a trailing one-year dividend yield of between 2% and 10% in the developing markets universe as defined by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (Columbia Management). The index seeks to address dividend quality by screening companies for such factors as return on equity, positive earnings growth, maximum dividend yield and three consecutive years with a dividend, including a dividend yield of between 2% and 10% in its last (trailing) year.

Index Facts and Statistics

as of 9/30/2018
Inception Date 11/10/2014
Base Index Value 1000
Current Index Value 1,130.79
Bloomberg Index Ticker EGAQLDVT
Number of Components 50
Average Market Cap $ 40.47B
Median Market Cap $ 20.50B
P/E Ratio (Trailing) 10.65x
Price/Book Ratio 1.82x
Index Dividend Yield 3.73%

Sector Breakdown (GICS)

as of 9/30/2018
Sector Weights (%)
Financials 19.99
Materials 17.97
Energy 12.30
Utilities 11.65
Telecommunication Services 10.10
Consumer Staples 10.06
Information Technology 9.82
Real Estate 6.09
Consumer Discretionary 2.02

Country Breakdown

as of 9/30/2018
Country Weights (%)
China 19.99
Malaysia 11.93
Taiwan 11.90
India 11.74
Indonesia 7.99
Korea 6.15
Brazil 6.06
Mexico 4.06
South Africa 3.96
Chile 3.77
Columbia 2.23
United Arab Emirates 2.07
Poland 2.06
Kenya 2.05
Qatar 2.03
Thailand 2.01

Top 10 Components

as of 9/30/2018
Company Weights (%)
Ecopetrol S.A. 2.23
S-Oil Corporation 2.12
Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. 2.10
Link Real Estate Investment Trust 2.08
Wal-Mart de Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. 2.08
Emaar Properties (P.J.S.C) 2.07
Infosys Limited 2.07
Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN S.A. 2.06
KB Financial Group Inc. 2.06
Uni-President Enterprises Corp. 2.06

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Dividend Yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
Market Capitalization is the total dollar value of all outstanding shares, calculated by multiplying shares times current market price.
Price/Book Ratio is the total market value of all the portfolio's equity holdings divided by the sum of the book values of those securities.
P/E Ratio (Trailing) is the total market value a company divided by the sum of its reported earnings.