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VanEck MSCI International Small Companies Quality ETF QSML

Fund description: QSML gives investors a diversified portfolio of 150 international developed market small-cap quality growth securities. QSML aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of the Index.

Index description: The MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Quality 150 Index measures the performance of the 150 largest international quality small-cap growth companies selected from the MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Index at rebalance.

Management style: Replication

Country of domicile: Australia

 as at 17-Sep-21

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    QSML
  • Bloomberg index code

    NA735934
  • Index provider

    MSCI Inc.
  • NAV1

    $23.40
  • Units outstanding1

    1,100,043
  • Net assets1

    $25.7M
  • Number of holdings1

    148
  • Inception date2

    08-Mar-21
  • ASX commencement

    10-Mar-21
1As of the close of the previous trading day.
2The date the ETF was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

as at 17-Sep-21

The NAV is generally calculated daily after all markets are closed for that day based on the closing price of the securities on the relevant foreign stock exchange. The NAV is then converted to AUD based on the relevant London WM Reuters 4pm exchange rate. This means, due to Australia’s time zone, that the NAV will generally not be updated until around 3pm next business day.

Key benefits

150 of the world's highest quality small companies
Access a diversified portfolio containing some of the world's highest quality small companies based on three key fundamentals: (i) high return on equity; (ii) earnings stability; and (iii) low financial leverage.

Outperformance potential in growing companies
Investments focusing on quality small companies have delivered outperformance over the long term relative to other global small companies benchmarks and also relative to large- and mid-cap benchmarks.

Diversified across countries, sectors and companies
Offering investors a portfolio of 150 companies across a range of geographies, sectors and economies.

Trading information

  • ASX code

    QSML
  • IRESS code

    QSML.AXW
  • Units outstanding

    1,100,043
  • ISIN

    AU0000137804

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.59%

Key risks

An investment in the ETF carries risks associated with: ASX trading time differences, financial markets generally, individual company management, industry sectors, foreign currency, country or sector concentration, political, regulatory and tax risks, fund operations, liquidity and tracking an index. See the PDS for details.

Prices as at  17-Sep-21

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QSML $23.40
$23.55
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$-0.07 / -0.30%
$0.16 / +0.68%
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Performance history (%) View all ETFs » View all indices »

1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return 2.18 9.49 -- -- -- -- -- 17.97
Income return 0.00 0.25 -- -- -- -- -- 0.27
Total return 2.18 9.74 -- -- -- -- -- 18.24
MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Quality 150 Index 2.24 9.89 20.25 42.97 16.30 19.28 20.97 18.54
MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Index 2.40 1.90 9.01 42.11 11.48 13.56 12.19 8.76
1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return 1.98 4.48 -- -- -- -- -- 9.88
Income return 0.23 0.24 -- -- -- -- -- 0.25
Total return 2.21 4.72 -- -- -- -- -- 10.13
MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Quality 150 Index 2.25 4.86 17.51 37.41 16.63 18.59 18.61 10.30
MSCI World ex Australia Small Cap Index 0.20 4.91 15.11 53.15 12.15 14.41 10.75 6.94

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 31-Aug-21

No. of holdings: 149
Security name
Ticker
No. of securities held Market value % of Fund net
assets
TREX CO INC
TREX US
2,329 349,772 1.64
ENTEGRIS INC
ENTG US
2,029 333,535 1.56
WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC
WSM US
1,299 331,837 1.56
QUANTA SERVICES INC
PWR US
2,153 300,775 1.41
TORO CO/THE
TTC US
1,953 293,785 1.38
MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES INC
MANH US
1,280 285,458 1.34
VAT GROUP AG
VACN SW
463 265,285 1.24
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORP
DECK US
444 254,213 1.19
WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORP
WAL US
1,772 236,541 1.11
HUBBELL INC
HUBB US
837 236,046 1.11
Top ten total (%) 13.54
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

Country weightings (%) as at 31-Aug-21

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • United States

    67.1
  • United Kingdom

    12.2
  • Sweden

    5.5
  • Switzerland

    3.0
  • Netherlands

    1.9
  • Finland

    1.6
  • Denmark

    1.5
  • Norway

    1.1
  • China

    1.1
  • Japan

    0.8
  • Canada

    0.7
  • Czech

    0.6
  • Italy

    0.5
  • France

    0.5
  • Malta

    0.5
  • Germany

    0.5
  • Monaco

    0.4
  • Bermuda

    0.4
  • Other/Cash

    0.1
  • Total

    100.0

Sector weightings (%) as at 31-Aug-21

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Industrials

    35.2
  • Financials

    17.5
  • Consumer Discretionary

    14.7
  • Information Technology

    13.5
  • Health Care

    9.1
  • Consumer Staples

    4.1
  • Communication Services

    2.5
  • Materials

    2.3
  • Energy

    1.0
  • Other/Cash

    0.1
  • Total

    100.0