VIRSPacer BioThreat Strategy ETF
VIRS Fund Description
VIRS tracks a market-cap weighted index of US companies whose products or services address biological threats to human health.
VIRS Factset Analytics Insight
VIRS is passively managed to include US companies that fights against biological threats. These companies must have products or services that help to protect against, endure, or recover from the current and emerging threats to humans. The underlying index uses its own multi-step approach in selecting these types of companies. First step includes identifying threats such as pandemic diseases, biological warfare, food and water safety, environmental safety, and natural disasters, based on fundamental research. Next, companies that protects against and prepares to recover from the identified threats are determined based on their financial reports, websites, news reports and interviews. Finally, minimum size and liquidity requirements must be satisfied. Securities that passed all these steps forms the final portfolio. The index is weighted by market-cap with 4.9% single issuer cap, and is rebalanced semi-annually and reconstituted annually.
VIRS MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.68 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. Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF ranks in the 60th percentile within its peer group and in the 91st percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
VIRS 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.
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VIRS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of VIRS. VIRS is rated a 4 out of 5.
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