BetaShares QAG ETF (ASX:QAG)

The BetaShares QAG ETF provides investors with exposure to a basket of the most significant global agricultural commodities, hedged into Australian dollars.

QAG share price & data

Ticker code: QAG
Yearly fee (MER): 0.69%
FUM: $2.83 million
Monthly spread: 0.86%
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$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
$32.50
$35.00
$37.50
$40.00
$42.50
Range: 1 mth | 3 mths | 6 mths | 1 yr | 2 yrs | 5 yrs | 10 yrs

Prices updated using end of day data. Capital return only. FUM, fee and spread data updated monthly. Last updated: July 2020.

What does the QAG invest in?

QAG aims to track the performance of the S&P GSCI Agriculture Enhanced Select Index Excess Return (hedged into AUD) which comprises the four most significant agricultural commodities on a global production basis: corn, soybeans, sugar and wheat. It does so by investing its assets in cash and is paid the performance of the Index by a counterparty via ‘swap’ agreements with one or more financial institutions.

What do investors use QAG for?

The BetaShares QAG ETF could be used by investors to take a view on the future prices of food or to diversify a portfolio with agricultural commodities. Agricultural commodities are predominantly used in the production of foodstuff, drinks and textiles, and more recently in the production of bio-fuel.

QAG dividend information

Fund Issuer

BetaShares is one of Australia’s largest ETF issuers, by the number of ETFs issued on the ASX and total funds under management (FUM).

Best ETFs warnings

The following warnings are applied by our team, 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.

FUM

If an ETF has a small amount of funds under management or FUM (meaning, the amount of money invested in the ETF), it risks being closed by the fund manager.

Tax Domicile

When a fund/ETF has a “domicile” of Australia it means it is a registered fund in Australia for tax purposes.

Registry

Link Market Services is the second-largest share registry in Australia and operates from offices in 11 countries throughout Australasia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Sector Information

When you invest in commodities (like gold, silver or oil), some academic studies show you may be lowering some of the risks in a diversified portfolio. For example, you won’t have all of your eggs in your ‘Australia basket’.

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