URA

Global X Uranium ETF
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*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

URA Fund Description

URA tracks a market-cap-weighted index of uranium mining, exploration, and technology companies combined with nuclear component producers.

URA Factset Analytics Insight

URA is the only fund on the market that offers targeted exposure to global uranium and nuclear component companies. It holds a highly concentrated, top-heavy portfolio of primarily small- and micro-cap firms. URA steers clear of large mining conglomerates like Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton—these companies account for a large portion of the uranium market, but aren’t pure play. To add liquidity and diversification to the fund, the index provider includes nuclear component companies. URA's niche exposure comes with a high price tag, but investors with a strong conviction about the future of uranium may be willing to stomach its costs. Realized expenses are tough to predict, however, as the fund’s tracking has been inconsistent. Trading volume in URA is respectable, with reasonable spreads. Block liquidity is another story, as market impact is major consideration when creating or redeeming shares. Prior to May 1, 2018 the fund tracked the Solactive Global Uranium Index. The fund announced the underlying index will change to the Solactive Global Uranium & Nuclear Components Index during the third quarter of 2018

URA MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Global X Uranium ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 4.15 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Global X Uranium ETF ranks in the 23th percentile within its peer group and in the 21st percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

URA MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

URA Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 09/12/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
URA 8.23% -5.40% -3.37% -7.53% -3.14% -14.19% --
URA (NAV) 7.09% -5.72% -4.69% -9.91% -3.05% -14.33% --
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All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

URA Summary Data

Global X
11/04/10
Open-Ended Fund
0.69%
$196.25M
$1.33M
0.16%

URA Portfolio Data

$13.60B
13.16
1.08
1.39%
12/30/19
30

URA Index Data

Solactive Global Uranium & Nuclear Components Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
DAXGlobal Nuclear Energy Index

URA Portfolio Management

0.69%
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URA Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

URA Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
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N/A
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URA Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/13/19
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of URA. URA is rated a 2 out of 5.

URA Tradability

122,339
$1.33M
112,811
$1.17M
0.16%
$0.02
-0.58%
1.85% / -2.16%
None
53.00%
50,000
2.26
0.18%
2.06%
10,839
$11.17
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URA Sector/Industry Breakdown


URA
Segment Benchmark
45.13%
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34.42%
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15.14%
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4.75%
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0.56%
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URA Top 10 Holdings[View All]

20.15%
6.79%
5.87%
5.04%
5.03%
4.88%
4.69%
4.62%
4.58%
4.48%
66.13%

URA Countries


URA
Segment Benchmark
47.25%
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16.96%
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14.15%
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12.07%
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6.17%
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2.30%
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0.81%
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0.28%
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URA Regions


URA
Segment Benchmark
49.55%
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38.10%
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12.07%
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0.28%
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URA Economic Development


URA
Segment Benchmark
99.72%
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0.28%
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URA Performance Statistics

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DAXGlobal Nuclear Energy Index

URA MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
4.15 / 10
20.90
22.66
54.08%
1.71%
233.59

URA Benchmark Comparison Holdings

30
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0.00%

URA Benchmark Comparison Summary


URA
Segment Benchmark
30
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$13.60B
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13.16
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1.08
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1.82%
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High
High

URA Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


URA
Segment Benchmark
38.45%
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24.50%
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10.62%
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26.44%
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