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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.

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QAG ETF share price and fees

Ticker code: QAG
Yearly fee (MER): 0.69
FUM: $6.07 million
Monthly spread: 1.00

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$25.00
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$42.50
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$25.00
$27.50
$30.00
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$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

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.

What does the QAG ASX ETF 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 the QAG ETF 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's dividend information

QAG dividend yield

No dividend/distribution recorded

Dividend yield information is recorded based on the last 12-month returns. Refer to the Issuer’s website before choosing this ETF for its dividend yield.

When does QAG pay a dividend?

A yearly or annual distribution means the ETF or managed fund expects to return income (generated by the fund) or excess capital gains back to you, the investor, once per year.

QAG dividend reinvestment plan (DRP)

A ‘No DRP’ Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) fund means that the ETF or managed fund do not allow you, the investor, to take some of your monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly distributions as new units in the ETF/fund.

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).

Warnings we apply to the QAG ETF

The following warnings 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.

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.

QAG tax domicile

When a fund/ETF has a “domicile” of Australia it means it is a registered fund in Australia for tax purposes. This means investors who buy into this fund or ETF, and are Australian residents for tax purposes, will be subject to Australian taxes and regulation. 

QAG ETF 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’.

How QAG compares:

FUM: $6.07

Fee (MER): 0.69

QAG ETF technical analysis chart

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.

QAG ETF performance

This chart shows the return of QAG 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.

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