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

    $231.27 (as at 30 June 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.

Equity Portfolio Holdings

Abacus Property GroupAlphabetAlstomAmcor
AmgenAPM Human Services InternationalApple Inc

Arena REIT

Australia and New Zealand Banking GroupBank New York MellonBlueScope Steel

Brambles

Bristol Myers SquibbBT GroupCarsales.comCharter Hall
Citrix SystemsCleanaway Waste Management

CME Group

Cochlear
Coles GroupCommonwealth Bank of Australia

CSL

Danone
Deutsche Post

Dexus

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

GPT Group

Home DepotHomeco Daily NeedsInvoCare
JB Hi-FiKimberly Clark CorporationLendlease GroupMacquarie Group
MastercardMercedes-BenzMicrosoftMirvac Group
National Australia BankNordea BankNovo-NordiskPandora
Pilbara MineralsQBE Insurance GroupRamsay Health CareReliance Worldwide
ResMedSandfire ResourcesSAP SEScentre Group
ServiceNowShionogi & CoSonic HealthcareStockland

Suncorp Group

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing CompanyTelstra CorporationTJX
Transurban GroupUnibail-RodamcoUnileverUnion Pacific Corporation
United Parcel ServiceVestas Wind SystemsVicinity CentresVWware
WesfarmersWestpac Banking Corporation

As at 30 June 2022.

U Ethical Growth Portfolio performance

For 30 June 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 -8.71 -11.60 -5.73 4.43 7.39 9.91 8.84 9.74 1 July 1985 231.27
Benchmark* -11.22 -11.27 -6.53 3.34 6.61 9.18 7.40 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 27 Sep 2022

Funds Entry Exit
U Ethical Growth Portfolio 5.8523 5.8289

Growth Portfolio Distributions

Period To Total distribution cents per unit Franking credit component included within total cents per unit paid
30 June 2022 6.13* N/A
31 December 2021 9.37^ 0.00

*Includes 0.091 cents per unit from a special distribution due to the closure of the Enhanced Cash Portfolio.
^Includes 0.66 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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