Growth Portfolio

A diversified portfolio including ethically screened Australian shares, international shares, listed property trusts and enhanced income designed specifically for not-for-profit and charitable organisations.

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 Consumer Price Index + 3.0% pa after fees over rolling 5-year periods.

Benefits and risks

  • Suggested minimum investment horizon - 5 years
  • A diversified ethically screened portfolio
  • Twice yearly distributions of net income
  • Exposure to international shares within an actively managed portfolio
  • Medium to high-risk profile
  • Who can invest?

    Entities registered as a Tax Concession Charity

  • Minimum investment

    $500,000

  • Management costs

    Estimated up to 0.8% p.a.1

  • Buy/sell spread

    0.20% / 0.20%

  • Income distributions

    Half yearly (30 June, 31 December)

  • Additional contributions

    Anytime by BPAY or recurring direct debit

  • Redemptions

    Each business day2

  • APIR code

    UGL0002AU

  • Inception date

    1 July 1985

  • Fund Size

    $257.68 (as at 30 April 2022)3

  • Benchmark

    • 70% S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index
    • 10% MSCI World Ex Australia Net Total Return Index AUD (unhedged)
    • 10% S & P/ASX 300 Real Estate Accumulation Index
    • 5% Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index
    • 5% Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0-3 Yr Index
  1. No fees for establishment, contributions, redemptions or exit. Management costs apply
  2. Subject to conditions. Please read the Offer Document. Valid redemption requests received before 1:00 p.m. on a business day will be processed within 2 business days at the price applicable on the day of receipt of the request, subject to the Trust's liquidity.
  3. Figure includes funds invested in the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust – Wholesale, U Ethical International Equities Trust, U Ethical Enhanced Income Trust – Wholesale and U Ethical Listed Properties Trust.

Portfolio Holdings

AmcorAPM Human Services InternationalAustralia and New Zealand Banking GroupBlueScope Steel
BoralBramblesCarsales.ComCleanaway Waste Management
Coles GroupCommonwealth Bank of AustraliaCSLDexus Property Group
Fortescue Metals GroupG.U.D HoldingsG8 EducationGoodman Group
GPT GroupInvoCareJB Hi-FiLendlease Group
Macquarie GroupNational Australia Bank

QBE Insurance Group

Ramsay Health Care
REA Group

Reliance Worldwide Corporation

ResMedSandfire Resources
Sonic HealthcareSuncorp GroupTelstra CorporationTransurban Group

Wesfarmers

Westpac Banking Corporation

As at 31 March 2022.

U Ethical Growth Portfolio performance

For 30 April 2022

Fund 3 months % 6 months % 1 year % 3 year % p.a. 5 years % p.a. 10 years % p.a. 20 years % p.a. Since inception % p.a. Inception date Fund size (million)
Growth Portfolio 3.34 1.05 8.34 9.44 9.36 10.19 9.30 10.10 July 1985 257.68
Benchmark* 5.10 2.01 9.07 8.82 8.50 9.92 7.82 N/A - -

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Based on exit price with distributions reinvested, including franking credits and net of all fees.
1. Figure includes funds invested in the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust – Wholesale, U Ethical International Equities Trust, U Ethical Enhanced Income Trust – Wholesale and U Ethical
Listed Properties Trust.
*The Portfolio’s composite benchmark reflects the strategic asset allocation of the Portfolio: 70% S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index, 10% MSCI World Ex Australia Net Total Return Index (AUD) (unhedged), 10% S&P/ASX 300 Real Estate Accumulation Index, 5% Bloomberg Ausbond Bank Bill Index, and 5% Bloomberg Ausbond Composite 0-3 Year Index.

Unit price

As at 18 May 2022

Funds Entry Exit
U Ethical Growth Portfolio 6.2858 6.2608

Growth Portfolio Distributions

Period To Total distribution cents per unit Franking credit component included within total cents per unit paid
31 December 2021 9.37^ 0.00
30 June 2021 11.36* N/A

^Includes 0.66 cents per unit from a special distribution due to the closure of the Enhanced Cash Portfolio

*Includes 2.47 cents per unit from a special distribution due to the closure of the Enhanced Cash Portfolio.

NOTE: Franking Credits will be distributed separately during the first quarter of 2022.

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