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AIEQ®

AI Powered Equity ETF

About AIEQ®

Artificial intelligence powered ETF that utilizes IBM Watson to equal a team of 1,000 research analysts, traders and quants working around the clock.

  • The first actively managed ETF to fully utilize artificial intelligence as a method for stock selection.
  • Harnesses the power of IBM Watson for machine learning, sentiment and natural language processing.
  • Analyzing millions of data points across news, social media, industry and analyst reports, financial statements on over 6,000 U.S. companies, technical, macro, market data and more.
  • Previously only available to hedge funds and professional trading firms, this method of stock selection is now accessible as a prepackaged solution in an ETF.

Investment Objective

The AI Powered Equity ETF seeks long-term capital appreciation and targets a maximum risk adjusted return versus the broader U.S. equity market.

Investment Process

AIEQ® applies AI technology to build predictive models on 6,000 U.S. companies. Each company has four underlying deep learning models: a Financial, News and Information, Management, and Macro model. Each of these four models have many underlying signals as depicted.* The signals are aggregated to identify a portfolio of approximately 150 companies that have the best potential for capital appreciation.

Consider AIEQ®

  • Automated data-driven investment process that removes significant human bias and errors.
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities continually build upon the financial knowledge base, driving an investment system that perpetually grows in value.

EquBot

EquBot was the first team to market uniting AI with an active ETF. The EquBot team believes in the value of diversity and inclusion, and applies this ideology throughout their proprietary investment technology.

The start of the EquBot journey can be traced back to the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley where the team was constantly pushed to “Question the Status Quo.”

In 2016, EquBot became part of the IBM Global Entrepreneur start-up program to innovate investment solutions with the use of artificial intelligence. Their first product, The AI Powered Equity ETF (NYSE: AIEQ) is focused on the investor with demand for U.S. equity investments. EquBot serves as the sub-advisor to AIEQ®.

For more information, visit equbot.com.

Chida Khatua, Partner in AIEQ® and Co-Founder/CEO of EquBot

Chida Khatua brings 20 years of experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Most recently, he spent 18 years serving as the Director of Engineering at Intel and as the founder of a successful startup called Bumperglass.

Art Amador, Partner in AIEQ® and Co-Founder/COO of EquBot

Art Amador is the COO and co-founder of EquBot. He brings more than a decade of experience in the investment management industry. Most recently, he spent 8 years serving as a Vice President at Fidelity Investments, where he was responsible for over $1.3 billion in assets.

Chris Natividad, Partner in AIEQ® and Co-Founder/CIO of EquBot

Chris Natividad brings 17 years of institutional investment management experience. Prior to founding EquBot, Chris and his team from Goldman Sachs were hired by Apple Inc to manage its cash. While at Apple Chris was a portfolio manager responsible for $30 billion in a multi asset class portfolio.

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Fund Summary
Fund Inception
10/17/2017
Ticker
AIEQ
AUM as of 8/3/2021 1
$165,962,229
CUSIP
26924G813
ISIN
US26924G8134
Stock Exchange
NYSE ARCA
Expense Ratio
0.75%
Intraday NAV (IIV)
AIEQ.IV
NAV Symbol
AIEQ.NV
Rebalance Frequency
Actively Managed
Index Provider
N/A
No. of Holdings 2
135
Index Ticker
N/A
Income Data
30-Day SEC Yield
as of 8/3/2021 5
-0.43%
Security Lending Income 3
0.07
Fund Documents

Fund Prices

Last Updated 8/3/2021

Fund Name

AI Powered Equity ETF

NAV

41.49

Nav Price Change

0.07

Median Bid/Ask Spread (30 Day) (%) 4

0.30

Symbol

AIEQ

Market Price Close

41.52

Market Price Changes

0.03

Premium/Discount (%)

0.06


Month End Performance

Last Updated 07/31/2021

NAV% Market Value%
Cumulative    
1 Month -0.13 0.08
3 Months 6.22 6.62
6 Months 7.89 7.62
YTD 16.61 16.99
Since Inception Cumulative 84.32 83.62
Annual    
1 Year 36.49 36.52
3 Year 16.84 16.64
5 Year - -
Since Inception Annualized 17.53 17.41

Quarter End Performance

Last Updated 06/30/2021

NAV% Market Value%
Cumulative    
1 Month 9.05 8.90
3 Months 8.60 8.22
6 Months 16.77 16.89
YTD 16.77 16.89
Since Inception Cumulative 84.57 83.46
Annual    
1 Year 47.08 47.36
3 Year 18.02 17.72
5 Year - -
Since Inception Annualized 18.01 17.82

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 8/3/2021

Name % Total Assets Ticker Shares Held Market Value USD
DANAHER CORPORATION3.44%DHR19,210$5,706,138.40
ALPHABET INC3.06%GOOGL1,882$5,075,923.38
DEXCOM INC2.65%DXCM8,589$4,391,985.15
AUTOZONE INC2.59%AZO2,632$4,300,714.32
RAPID7 INC2.20%RPD31,580$3,650,648.00
APPIAN CORP2.12%APPN30,915$3,522,145.95
PROTAGONIST THERAPEUTICS INC COM2.07%PTGX69,905$3,430,937.40
COSTAR GROUP INC1.91%CSGP35,661$3,170,262.90
VICOR CORP1.85%VICR26,003$3,073,294.57
WALMART INC1.69%WMT19,770$2,811,689.40

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change at any time and should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security.

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Fund Summary
Fund Inception
10/17/2017
Ticker
AIEQ
AUM as of 8/3/2021 1
$165,962,229
CUSIP
26924G813
ISIN
US26924G8134
Stock Exchange
NYSE ARCA
Expense Ratio
0.75%
Intraday NAV (IIV)
AIEQ.IV
NAV Symbol
AIEQ.NV
Rebalance Frequency
Actively Managed
Index Provider
N/A
No. of Holdings 2
135
Index Ticker
N/A
Income Data
30-Day SEC Yield
as of 8/3/2021 5
-0.43%
Security Lending Income 3
0.07
Fund Documents

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