AI & Big Data ETF – EAAI

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Investment Objectives

EAAI is an actively managed ETF that seeks to achieve long-term growth of capital by investing primarily, under normal circumstances, in global equity securities of companies that are or, are expected to be, focused on artificial intelligence, big data, and the shift of technology infrastructure from hardware and software to the cloud.

Profile of an Innovator : Portfolio Manager

Catherine founded ARK Investment Management in 2014. Previously, she completed twelve years at Alliance Bernstein as Chief Investment Officer of Global Thematic Strategies with over $5 billion in assets under management. Before Alliance Bernstein, she worked for eighteen years with Jennison Associates as Chief Economist, Equity Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, and Director. Catherine started her career in Los Angeles at the Capital Group as an Assistant Economist.

Why Invest?

Exposure to Innovation: Aims for thematic multi-cap exposure to innovative innovation technologies, including: cloud computing, big data, digital media, e-commerce, and the Internet of Things (IOT).

Growth Potential: Aims to capture long-term growth with low correlation of relative returns to traditional growth strategies and negative correlation to value strategies.

Tool for Diversification: Active stock selection results in little overlap with traditional indices. It can be a complement to traditional value/growth strategies.

Grounded in Research: Combines top-down and bottom-up research in its portfolio management to identify innovative companies and convergence across markets.

Cost Effective: Provides a lower cost alternative to mutual funds with true active management in an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that invests in rapidly moving themes.

Fund Facts

EAAI NAV (As at July 9, 2020): $17.50

EAAI.U NAV (As at July 9, 2020): $12.90

CUSIP CAD Series: 29103F101
CUSIP USD Series: 29103F200
EXCHANGE: NEO Stock Exchange
SUB-ADVISORS: ARK Investment Management LLC

Fund Characteristics
  • Americas 77.1%
  • Asia Pacific 16.5%
  • Europe 1.3%
Sector Allocation
  • Information Technology 52.7%
  • Communications Services 13.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary 9.8%
  • Health Care 6.8%
  • Financials 6.1%
Top 10 Holdings
Tesla Inc.9.0%
Square Inc.7.6%
Roku Inc-A5.1%
Xilinx Inc.4.2%
Pinterest Inc.3.6%
2U Inc.3.4%
Zillow Group Inc.3.2%
Amazon.com Inc.3.2%
Splunk Inc.3.1%
Veracyte Inc.2.6%