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PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Equity ETF

NAV
$23.59
1 Day Return
$0.19  |   0.81%

As of 9/18/2018

Market Price
$23.73
1 Day Return
$0.23  |   0.98%

As of 9/18/2018

Fund Description

PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Equity Exchange-Traded Fund is a smart beta strategy that seeks to track the investment results of the RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Index. The fund is designed to provide investors with the benefits of dynamically-weighted exposure to multiple equity factors, including value, quality, low volatility and momentum – an approach that can improve excess return potential.

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Index Provider


Robert Arnott

Robert Arnott
Mr. Arnott is the founder and chairman of Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. In 2002, he established Research Affiliates as a research-intensive asset management firm that focuses on innovative asset allocation and alternative indexation products. He previously served as chairman of First Quadrant, as president of TSA Capital Management (now part of Analytic Investors), and as vice president at The Boston Company. He also was global equity strategist at Salomon Brothers. He has published more than 100 articles in journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Harvard Business Review and the Financial Analysts Journal, where he also served as editor in chief from 2002 through 2006. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1977 in economics, applied mathematics and computer science.

Christopher J. Brightman

Christopher J. Brightman
Mr. Brightman is chief investment officer at Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. He leads the Research and Investment Management team. In this role, he supervises Research Affiliates' research and development activities, provision of index strategies, and management of client portfolios. Mr. Brightman has more than 30 years of investment experience, including as board chair of The Investment Fund for Foundations, chief executive officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, chief investment officer of Strategic Investment Group, director of global equity strategy at UBS Asset Management, and senior portfolio manager at Brinson Partners. He was also a board and investment committee member of the Virginia Tech Foundation. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Loyola University, Maryland.

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Fund Information

As of 9/18/2018

Ticker MFEM
CUSIP 72202L389
Inception Date 8/31/2017
Shares Outstanding 15,120,000
Total Net Assets $356,751,776.78
Daily Trading Volume
(in shares)
10,578
Premium/Discount Average
(since inception)
0.30%
Premium/Discount as
of market close
0.59%
Closing Price 23.73

As of 9/18/2018

Yield Information

Data will be available one month after fund's listing date.

Distribution Yield --
Data will be available after the fund distributes its first dividend payment. Please refer to the Distributions Calendar for more information.

As of --

Dividend Yield 3.71%

As of 9/18/2018

Portfolio Information

As of 9/18/2018

Number of Stocks 631
P/E Ratio (Forward) 9.91
Median Market Cap ($ US MM) 10,649.11
P/E Ratio (Trailing) 12.09
Weighted Avg Market Cap ($ US MM) 26,053.54
Full Performance & Risk

Index Information

Index
RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Market Index
Index Description

The RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor EM index strategy takes time-varying exposures to four return factors; value, low volatility, quality, and momentum. The index uses recent and historical metrics to tilt toward factor portfolios which are particularly attractive on a forward looking basis.
Index Ticker RADMFENT
Inception Date 1/31/2017
Rebalancing Frequency Quarterly

As of 8/31/2018

As of 9/18/2018

Dividends and Distributions

Full distribution history

As of 9/18/2018

Top 10 Holdings**

CIA VALE DO RIO DOCE-ADR 2.65%
CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL-H 2.26%
LUKOIL PJSC-SPON ADR 2.21%
GAZPROM PJSC 2.06%
INFOSYS LTD-SP ADR 1.92%
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO-SPON ADR 1.85%
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR-SP ADR 1.75%
NASPERS LTD-N SHS 1.41%
CNOOC LTD 1.40%
HYUNDAI MOTOR CO 1.35%

As of 6/30/2018

Quarterly Trading Characteristics

Average Volume
In Shares 7,268
In $ $184,587.94
Bid/Ask Spread
In % 0.14%
In $ $0.03