ITEQ® tracks the BlueStar Israel Global Technology Index™ (“BIGITech®”), a ﬂagship benchmark for Israeli technology stocks, which encompasses Israeli companies listed on exchanges throughout the world.
- The first ETF to comprehensively target innovative companies in the Israeli tech industry.
- Israel is, as Warren Buffett says, “the leading, largest and most promising investment hub outside the United States.”7
- ITEQ® provides exposure to the technology themes of tomorrow (including cyber security, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, CleanTech, DefenseTech and 3D printing).
- A diversified way to add Israeli companies to a global technology allocation.
About the Fund
The BlueStar Israel Technology ETF (ITEQ®) is the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) created to provide investors with diversified exposure to the dynamic Israeli technology sector. Although only a handful of Israeli technology companies are household names, collectively the Israeli technology sector is a major innovator, developer and supplier within the global technology ecosystem. These companies are at the forefront of most technologically disruptive industries, including cyber security, big data hardware and analytics, autonomous driver assistance and safety, clean energy, biotechnology and medical devices. ITEQ® allows investors to tap into the Israeli technology investment opportunity, which includes Israeli companies listed worldwide and active in a broad range of well-established, emerging and disruptive technology sectors.
ITEQ® seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the BlueStar Israel Global Technology IndexTM (BIGITech®), an index of Israeli technology companies listed on the Tel Aviv, Nasdaq, NYSE, Hong Kong, London, Australian and Singapore Exchanges.
About the Index
The BlueStar Israel Global Technology Index (BIGITech®) (the “Index”) is the broadest benchmark of the Israeli Global Technology sector. The Index considers all Israeli companies regardless of listing venue and allows for the inclusion of companies operating in a range of industries from information technology to biotechnology to clean and sustainable agriculture and energy technology.
BIGITech® was developed by BlueStar Indexes®, and is now administered and maintained by MarketVector Indexes GmbH (“MarketVector”).8 The Index is calculated by Standard and Poor’s. The Index is rebalanced twice a year in June and December. An investment cannot be made directly in an Index.
ITEQ® ETF Partners LLC & MarketVector Indexes GmbH (“MarketVector”)
ITEQ ETF Partners LLC is an affiliate of BlueStar Global Investors LLC, a research firm that specializes in the Israeli capital markets.
BlueStar Indexes® (“BlueStar“) is a research-driven provider of indices and financial data focused on serving the needs of innovative ETF issuers, index fund sponsors and asset managers around the world. It was acquired by MV Index Solutions (MVIS®) in August 2020. Effective April 13, 2022, MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) changed its name to MarketVector Indexes GmbH (“MarketVector”). MarketVector develops, monitors and licenses the MarketVector Indices, a selection of focused, investable and diversified benchmark indices. The indices are especially designed to underlie financial products. MarketVector Indices cover a range of asset classes, including equity, fixed income markets and digital assets. More than 120 indices with approximately $18 billion in assets under management tracking these benchmarks are currently invested in financial products based on BlueStar and MarketVector Indices.
For more information, visit bluestarindexes.com.
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BlueStar Israel Technology ETF
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Month End Performance
Last Updated 02/28/2023
|Since Inception Cumulative||88.39||88.07|
|Since Inception Annualized||9.03||9.01|
Quarter End Performance
Last Updated 12/31/2022
|Since Inception Cumulative||79.65||79.47|
|Since Inception Annualized||8.52||8.51|
Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the Funds may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. All performance is historical and includes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by calling 1-844-ETF-MGRS (1-844-383-6477).
Top 10 Holdings
Last Updated 3/30/2023
|Name||% Total Assets||Ticker||Shares Held||Market Value USD|
|CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECH LTD ORD||7.20%||CHKP||59,428||$7,587,767.04|
|SOLAREDGE TECHNOLOGIES INC||6.97%||SEDG||25,148||$7,341,707.12|
|CYBERARK SOFTWARE LTD||5.18%||CYBR||38,561||$5,455,995.89|
|TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR LTD||4.25%||TSEM||105,592||$4,474,988.96|
|ELBIT SYS LTD||3.61%||ESLT||22,628||$3,804,219.36|
|WIX COM LTD||3.59%||WIX||39,743||$3,782,341.31|
|ORMAT TECHNOLOGIES||2.76%||ORA IT||34,810||$2,905,137.60|
Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change at any time and should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security.Premium Discount Chart
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