Betashares (ASX:BEAR) ETF

The BetaShares BEAR Fund is designed to provide inverse or opposite exposure to the largest Australian shares, based on market capitalisation. When the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index falls, BEAR aims to generate positive returns for investors.

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ASX: BEAR share price and fees

ASX ticker code: BEAR
Yearly fee (MER): 1.48%
FUM: $65.66 million
Monthly spread: 0.17%

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Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

ETF share prices are updated using end of day data from the ASX. FUM, fee and spread data is updated monthly, with a delay. Refer to the ETF’s PDS and the ASX website for up-to-date information.

Data Last Updated: July 2021

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What does the BEAR ASX ETF invest in?

The BetaShares BEAR Fund invests in equity index futures contracts to generate magnified returns that are negatively correlated to the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index. In other words, when the ASX 200 rises, BEAR should fall. When the ASX 200 falls, BEAR should rise. We believe BEAR is a high risk ETF to own in a portfolio, and it is expected to perform poorly over long periods of time.

What do investors use the BEAR ETF for?

The BetaShares BEAR Fund could be used by experienced investors to hedge their portfolio against market declines, effectively betting against the Australian stock market. This is a high risk strategy as gains and losses are magnified, compared to a simple ETF tracking the ASX 200 Index. BEAR is a highly volatile Fund, and there is no guarantee the ETF will provide effective or perfect protection in a falling market.

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BEAR PDS

The Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) explains the fees, tax status and some of the risks.

BEAR literature

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BEAR holdings

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ASX: BEAR’s dividend 2021

BEAR dividend yield

Last 12m yield: 0.00%

When does BEAR pay a dividend?

BEAR dividend reinvestment plan (DRP)

Warnings we apply to the BEAR ETF

BEAR tax domicile

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Sector information is recorded based on the last 12-month returns to July 2021. Refer to the Issuer’s website, speak to your financial adviser and always the fund’s Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) before choosing an ETF for its dividend yield, past returns or fees. Past performance can be a poor indicator of future performance. 

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ASX: BEAR technical analysis

The Best ETFs technical analysis chart pack shows the 12-month share price movements, Stochastic bands and traded volume (for both up and down days). This chart uses end-of-day data, so it’s for illustrative purposes only.

BEAR ETF performance

This chart shows the return of BEAR shares up to a maximum of one year (12 months). Data in this chart is based on end-of-day pricing and NOT including dividends/distributions. Past performance is not indicative of future performance.

*The warnings on this page are applied by our ETF research team. Please know that these warnings are based on quantitative metrics and our internal methodology. These risks are not exhaustive and therefore they should not be relied upon. Always read the PDS of the function and speak to your financial adviser before acting on this information.

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Right now, there are 200+ ETFs on the ASX. Then there are index funds. Hundreds of managed funds. LICs. REITs. And everything in between. Wouldn’t it be nice to make ONE investment and build the strong Core of your portfolio — with just one click? 

Rask’s lead ETF research analyst and investing team have identified our #1 ETF for 2021 and beyond. Our analyst team has put together a full research report and a step-by-step investment guide to buying this ETF. 

Best of all: The report is totally free and will be sent via email

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The 

BEST ETF 

in Australia?

We’ve found the ONE ETF that could rule them all… 

Right now, there are 200+ ETFs on the ASX. Then there are index funds. Hundreds of managed funds. LICs. REITs. And everything in between. Wouldn’t it be nice to make ONE investment and build the strong Core of your portfolio — with just one click? 

Rask’s lead ETF research analyst and investing team have identified our #1 ETF for 2021 and beyond. Our analyst team has put together a full research report and a step-by-step investment guide to buying this ETF. 

Best of all: The report is totally free and will be sent via email

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