LIT


Lithium & Battery Tech ETF

Fund Summary

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT) invests in the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining the metal, through battery production.

Morningstar Overall rating out of 105 Natural Resources funds, based on risk-adjusted returns as of 06/30/2021

Fund Objective

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global Lithium Index.

Why LIT?

High Growth Potential

Lithium battery technology is essential to the rise of electric vehicles (EVs), renewable energy storage, and mobile devices.

Advancing Clean Technologies

EVs produce zero direct emissions, meaning broader adoption could result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved urban air quality.1

Unconstrained Approach

LIT invests in companies throughout the lithium cycle, including mining, refinement and battery production, cutting across traditional sector and geographic definitions.

1US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, “Reducing Pollution with Electric Vehicles”

Fund Prices As of 08/30/21

NAV $85.10 Daily Change $0.72 0.85%
Market Price $85.62 Daily Change $0.58 0.68%
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.04%

As of recent (06/30/21)

As of recent (06/30/21)

Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year 130.26% 129.52% 130.27%
3 Years 32.73% 32.79% 32.68%
5 Years 26.71% 26.34% 26.78%
10 Years 7.82% 7.82% 8.17%
Since Inception 9.66% 9.63% 10.14%
1 Year 130.11% 132.23% 130.31%
3 Years 38.67% 39.12% 38.65%
5 Years 29.88% 29.97% 29.96%
10 Years 9.18% 9.32% 9.53%
Since Inception 10.87% 10.95% 11.36%
Year-to-Date 17.91% 17.14% 18.27%
1 Month 10.06% 9.11% 7.78%
3 Months 26.09% 24.01% 26.37%
Since Inception 174.29% 173.46% 188.00%
Year-to-Date 34.11% 34.63% 34.59%
1 Month 13.74% 14.93% 13.80%
3 Months 30.04% 31.03% 30.28%
Since Inception 211.99% 214.30% 227.75%

Cumulative return is the aggregate amount that an investment has gained or lost over time. Annualized return is the average return gained or lost by an investment each year over a given time period.

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investors shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. High short-term performance of the Fund, when observed, is unusual and investors should not expect such performance to be repeated.

Fund Characteristics As of 08/30/21

Return on Equity 14.30%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 37,267 M
2020 2021
Price-to-earnings 67.00 36.96
Price-to-book value 5.56 5.04

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Fund Risk Stats As of 08/30/21

Versus Beta
S&P 500 1.29
MSCI EAFE 1.32
MSCI Emg. Mkts 1.17
Standard Deviation 32.40%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Sector Breakdown As of 07/31/21

% of Net Assets
Materials 46.2
Industrials 29.0
Information Technology 12.7
Consumer Discretionary 11.2
Financials 0.9

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 07/31/21

% of Net Assets
China 50.9
United States 20.3
South Korea 8.7
Australia 7.4
Japan 4.5
Chile 3.4
Germany 1.8
Taiwan 1.4
Hong Kong 0.9
Netherlands 0.5
Canada 0.4

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
14.42 ALB ALBEMARLE CORP 2046853 236.98 2,908,885 689,347,567.30
7.73 002460 C2 GANFENG LITHIUM CO LTD-A BD5CB19 33.42 11,054,729 369,465,991.51
6.87 002812 C2 YUNNAN ENERGY-A BFCCR30 44.10 7,448,343 328,471,165.63
5.50 002371 C2 NAURA TECH GR -A BD5LYF1 54.31 4,841,608 262,967,354.33
5.15 300750 C2 CONTEMPORARY A-A BHQPSY7 78.18 3,149,755 246,244,888.47
5.02 1211 HK BYD CO LTD-H 6536651 33.57 7,149,548 240,027,721.94
5.00 300014 C2 EVE ENERGY CO LTD-A BD5C7G6 16.25 14,710,592 239,007,854.42
4.86 300450 C2 WUXI LEAD INTE-A BD6QWJ5 11.90 19,530,864 232,341,909.50
3.58 SQM QUIMICA Y-SP ADR 2771122 52.04 3,287,013 171,056,156.52
3.55 006400 KS SAMSUNG SDI CO LTD 6771645 653.90 259,230 169,509,782.75
3.43 MIN AU MINERAL RESOURCES LTD B17ZL56 39.07 4,198,107 164,015,843.42
3.35 300207 C2 SUNWODA ELECTR-A BD5CCV6 6.01 26,602,370 159,961,640.55
3.34 TSLA TESLA INC B616C79 730.91 218,436 159,657,056.76
3.08 6752 JP PANASONIC CORP 6572707 11.78 12,506,951 147,368,195.67
2.77 051910 KS LG CHEM LTD 6346913 659.90 200,835 132,530,273.81
2.09 603659 C1 SHANGHAI PUTAI-A BF2DZJ5 23.21 4,303,026 99,875,266.92
2.08 LTHM LIVENT CORP BD9PM00 25.13 3,960,319 99,522,816.47
2.06 ENS ENERSYS B020GQ5 86.16 1,140,336 98,251,349.76
2.02 300073 C2 BEIJING EASPRI-A BD760M3 12.26 7,893,536 96,736,306.01
1.93 300037 C2 SHENZHEN CAPCH-A BD5LRQ3 16.93 5,444,783 92,203,919.71
1.88 ORE AU OROCOBRE LTD B293GJ4 6.39 14,025,855 89,674,405.40
1.52 VAR1 GR VARTA AG 5802449 154.27 469,952 72,500,352.79
1.46 PLS AU PILBARA MINERALS LTD B2368L5 1.61 43,431,513 69,736,909.07
1.01 6674 JP GS YUASA CORP 6744250 23.52 2,044,012 48,075,802.01
0.98 6121 TT SIMPLO TECHNOLOGY CO LTD 6421928 11.32 4,156,680 47,038,693.85
0.95 066970 KS L&F CO LTD 6578608 93.07 487,591 45,380,625.27
0.90 300457 C2 SHENZHEN YINGH-A BFCCQX3 4.83 8,866,153 42,803,821.00
0.64 020150 KS ILJIN MATERIALS CO LTD B45LHQ0 63.33 483,241 30,605,056.26
0.57 AMG NA AMG ADVANCED MET B1Z95S1 35.26 772,207 27,224,458.32
0.54 819 HK TIANNENG POWER INTL LTD B1XDJC7 1.38 18,683,300 25,867,209.60
0.47 LAC CN LITHIUM AMERICAS CORP BF4X225 19.64 1,148,998 22,562,839.54
0.30 INR AU IONEER LTD BGYBHZ4 0.38 37,145,413 14,233,101.60
0.26 CASH -0.03 -453,546,450 12,233,009.65
0.24 3211 TT DYNAPACK 6732028 3.36 3,403,700 11,451,197.31
0.13 6619 JP W-SCOPE CORP B5W49C9 7.22 853,693 6,159,670.16
0.12 8137 HK HONBRIDGE HOLDINGS LTD 6437594 0.07 82,619,900 5,942,236.41
0.10 047310 KS POWER LOGICS CO LTD 6672038 7.74 627,386 4,855,204.68
0.09 082920 KS VITZROCELL CO LTD B4NYSN5 13.33 333,149 4,439,702.58

Holdings are subject to change.

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As of 6/30, LIT was rated against the following numbers of Natural Resources funds over the following time periods: 105 during the last 3 years, 98 during the last 5 years, 86 during the last 10 years. With respect to these Natural Resources funds, LIT received a Morningstar Rating of 5, 5, and 3 stars, respectively. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. International investments may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles, or from economic or political instability in other nations. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors as well as increased volatility and lower trading volume. Narrowly focused investments may be subject to higher volatility. There are additional risks associated with investing in lithium and the lithium mining industry. LIT is non-diversified.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Beginning October 15, 2020, market price returns are based on the official closing price of an ETF share or, if the official closing price isn’t available, the midpoint between the national best bid and national best offer (“NBBO”) as of the time the ETF calculates current NAV per share. Prior to October 15, 2020, market price returns were based on the midpoint between the Bid and Ask price. NAVs are calculated using prices as of 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The returns shown do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Indices are unmanaged and do not include the effect of fees, expenses or sales charges. One cannot invest directly in an index.

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