Australian Equities Trust - W

A diversified managed fund of ethically screened Australian shares.

Aim

To achieve competitive risk adjusted returns over the medium to long term while limiting harm and creating positive impact through the implementation of U Ethical’s ethical investment policy.

Objective

Outperform benchmark after fees over rolling 5 year periods.

Benefits and risks

  • Suggested minimum investment horizon - 7 to 10 years
  • A diversified ethically screened portfolio
  • Twice yearly distributions of fund net income
  • Exposure to an actively managed portfolio
  • High-risk profile
  • Who can invest?

    • Trustees (including superannuation trustees)
    • Companies
    • Partnerships
    • Entities registered as a Tax Concession Charity
    • Individual investors
  • Minimum investment

    $500,000

  • Management costs

    Estimated up to 0.8%p.a.1

  • Buy/sell spread

    0.25% / 0.25%

  • Income distributions

    Half yearly (30 June, 31 December)

  • Additional contributions

    Anytime by electronic transfer or direct debit

  • Redemptions

    Each business day2

  • APIR Code

    UGF2230AU

  • Inception date

    1 Jan 1986

  • Fund size

    $351.96m

  • Benchmark

    S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index

  1. No fees for establishment, contributions, redemptions or exit. Management costs apply
  2. Subject to conditions. Please read Information Memorandum. Valid redemption requests received before 3.00 p.m. on a business day will be processed the next business day at the price applicable on the day of receipt of the request, subject to the Trust's liquidity.

Please note, investors will received an exit statement within 6 months of account closure

Trust Holdings

AmcorAustralia and New Zealand Banking GroupAusNet ServicesThe A2 Milk Company
Bingo Industries Boral BlueScope Steel Brambles
Carsales.Com Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaColes Group CSL
Cleanaway Waste Management Dexus Property GroupFortescue Metals GroupG8 Education
Goodman Group G.U.D. Holdings InvoCare JB Hi-Fi
Lendlease Group Macquarie Group

National Australia Bank

Orora
QBE Insurance Group REA Group Ramsay HealthcareResMed Inc
Reliance Worldwide Corporation Seek Sonic Healthcare Spark Infrastructure Group
Suncorp Group Transurban Group Telstra Corporation Westpac Banking Corporation
WebjetWesfarmers

As at 30 September 2020

U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale performance

For 30 September 2020

Fund 3 months % p.a. 6 months % p.a. 1 year % p.a. 5 year % p.a. 10 years % p.a. 20 years % p.a. Inception % p.a. Inception date Fund size (million)
Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale 1.17 16.63 -2.84 10.26 7.92 8.14 10.47 1 Jan 1986 406.99
Benchmark* -0.06 16.73 -9.96 7.42 6.85 7.30 9.60 - -

Past performance is not indicative of future performance.
On the 1 November 2019, the U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio (the Portfolio) was transferred to a unit trust, the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale (the Trust). Prior to this date performance was generated by the Portfolio. The Trust retains the same investment manager, and investment strategy. From 1 November 2019, performance is that of the Trust.
*Benchmark is ASX 300 Accum Index.

Unit price

Transaction prices for 26 Nov 2020

Funds Entry Exit
U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale 17.0627 16.9776

U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale Distributions

Period To Distribution Amount including Franking Credits (cents per unit) Reinvestment Price ($) Franking Credits (cents per unit)
December 2019 43.45 16.0303 20.31
June 2019 30.17 15.4760 N/A
December 2018 40.5 13.0023 17.48
June 2018 19.97 14.5153 N/A
December 2017 44.27 13.7885 22.40
June 2017 23.02 13.3708 N/A
December 2016 47.84 12.8805 20.38
June 2016 21.92 12.1681 N/A
December 2015 60.51 12.2622 22.82
June 2015 51.45 12.6490 N/A
December 2014 53.73 12.4491 29.12

NOTE: Franking Credits are only distributed in December of each year.

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