Growth Portfolio Wholesale

Aim: to achieve competitive risk adjusted returns over the medium to long term in accordance with U Ethical’s ethical investment policy and ethical investment and stewardship approach.


5 years p.a.


Since Inception p.a.

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  • Objective

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

  • 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
  • Suggested minimum investment horizon

    5 years

  • Risk level


  • Inception date

    1 July 1985

  • Fund Size

    $280.32m (as at 31 March 2024)

  • APIR code


  • Minimum initial investment


  • Distribution frequency

    Half yearly (30 June, 31 December)

  • Management costs

    Estimated up to 0.8% p.a.1

  • Buy/sell spread

    0.20% / 0.20%

  • Additional contributions

    Anytime by BPAY or recurring direct debit

  • Redemptions

    Each business day2

  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.

Portfolio holdings and issuers

Abacus Property GroupAlphabetAlstomAmcor
AmgenVisaApple Inc

Arena REIT

Australia and New Zealand Banking GroupBank New York MellonWestConnex


Bristol Myers SquibbBT GroupCarsales.comCharter Hall Group

CME Group

Coles GroupCommonwealth Bank of Australia


Deutsche Post

Dexus Property Group

DexusEdwards Lifesciences Corporation
Fortescue Metals GroupG.U.D HoldingsGlaxoSmithKlineGoodman Group

GPT Group

Home DepotHomeco Daily NeedsInvoCare
Australia Pacific Airports GroupKimberly Clark CorporationLendlease GroupMacquarie Group
MastercardMercedes-BenzMicrosoftMirvac Group
National Australia BankNordea BankNovo-NordiskPilbara Minerals
QBE Insurance GroupRamsay Health CareReliance WorldwideResMed
Sandfire ResourcesSAP SEScentre GroupServiceNow
Shionogi & CoWestern Sydney UniversityStocklandSuncorp Group

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

Telstra CorporationTJXTransurban Group
WoolworthsUnileverUnion Pacific CorporationUnited Parcel Service
Vestas Wind SystemsVicinity CentresLynas Rare EarthsWesfarmers
Westpac Banking CorporationAustralian Unity Group ServicesBank of QueenslandBendigo and Adelaide Bank
BNP ParibasCashCharter Hall Social InfrastructureCommercial loans
ComputershareDBS Group HoldingsFirst Mac Fiduciary ServicesHarvey Trust
Her Majesty the Queen in Right of New ZealandING GroupCommonwealth of AustraliaAustralian Energy Market Operator
Lendlease CorporationLonsdale FinanceMonash UniversityNatWest Group
Pepper Asset FinanceQIC Shopping Centre FundSalute TrustScentre Group
State of Victoria AustraliaSumitomo Mitsui Financial Group

Toronto-Dominion Bank

Torrens Trust
Uniting Church NSW Trust AssociationUniversity of SydneyAbacus Storage King REITThe World Bank Group
Toyota Motor CorporationUBS GroupVictoria Power NetworksWestern Sydney University
Australian Unity Healthcare Property TrustUnited Energy Distribution

As at 31 December 2023

U Ethical Growth Portfolio performance

As at 31 March 2024

Growth Portfolio

Performance Benchmark
3 months % 9.51 6.76
6 months 17.90 15.44
1 year % 19.97 16.51
3 year % 10.10 9.36
5 year % 9.99 8.85
10 year % 9.53 8.52
20 year % 9.30 8.20
Inception % 10.16 n/a
Funds 3 months
6 months
1 year
3 year
% p.a.
5 year
% p.a.
10 year
% p.a.
20 year
% p.a.
% p.a.
Growth Portfolio
1 July 1985
9.51 17.90 19.97 10.10 9.99 9.53 9.30 10.16
Benchmark* 6.76 15.44 16.51 9.36 8.85 8.52 8.20 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 13 Jun 2024

Funds Entry Exit
U Ethical Growth Portfolio 7.1854 7.1568

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