5 New Smart Beta US Equity ETFs by Hancock

John Hancock, launched 5 new Multifactor US Equity ETFs on NYSE Arca on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
Here is a synopsis of the new ETFs:

 

1.
FUND INFORMATION:

Symbol: JHMS Exchange: NYSE Arca
Name: John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF  Net Expense Ratio: 0.50%

 

FUND OBJECTIVE:
The John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Consumer Staples Index.

 

REFERENCE INDEX:
The John Hancock Dimensional Consumer Staples Index is designed to comprise securities in the consumer staples sector within the U.S. Universe whose market capitalizations are larger than that of the 1001st largest U.S. company at the time of reconstitution.
The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced on a semiannual basis. The consumer staples sector is composed of companies involved in areas such as the production, manufacture, distribution or sale of food, beverages, tobacco, household goods, or personal products. The U.S. Universe is defined as a free-float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE MKT LLC, NASDAQ Global Market, or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate in accordance with the rules-based methodology that is maintained by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

 

Top 10 Holdings (03/31/16):

COCA COLA 6.27%
PEPSICO INC 6.09%
PROCTER + GAMBLE CO 5.98%
CVS HEALTH CORP 5.15%
WAL MART STORES INC 5.00%
ALTRIA GROUP INC 4.63%
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 4.50%
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP 3.07%
KROGER CO 2.77%
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC 2.77%

 

Top Sectors (03/31/16):

Food Products 28.42%
Food & Drug Retailing 22.92%
Beverages 22.48%
Household Products 13.80%
Tobacoo 10.83%
Personal Products 1.44%
Specialty Retail 0.09%

 

 

Useful Links:
JHMS Home Page

 

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2.
FUND INFORMATION:

Symbol: JHME    Exchange: NYSE Arca
Name: John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF    Net Expense Ratio: 0.50%

 

FUND OBJECTIVE:
The John Hancock Multifactor Energy ETF seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Energy Index.

 

REFERENCE INDEX:
The Hancock Dimensional Energy Index is designed to comprise securities in the energy sector within the U.S. Universe whose market capitalizations are larger than that of the 1001st largest U.S. company at the time of reconstitution.
The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced on a semiannual basis. The energy sector is composed of companies involved in areas such as the production, distribution, or sale of alternative fuels, coal, electricity, natural gas, nuclear power, oil, and other forms of energy. The U.S. Universe is defined as a free float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE MKT LLC, NASDAQ Global Market, or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate in accordance with the rules-based methodology that is maintained by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

 

Top 10 Holdings (03/31/16):

CHEVRON CORP 6.19%
MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP 5.79%
EXXON MOBIL CORP 5.72%
PHILLIPS 66 4.87%
SCHLUMBERGER LTD 4.84%
CONOCOPHILLIPS 4.27%
VALERO ENERGY CORP 3.97%
SPECTRA ENERGY CORP 3.70%
EOG RESOURCES INC 3.35%
BAKER HUGHES INC 3.11%

 

Top Sectors (03/31/16):

Oil & Gas 75.37%
Energy Equipment & Services 19.68%
Gas Utilities 1.89%
Electric Utilities 1.79%
Electrical Equipment 1.07%
Semiconductor Equip. & Prod 0.13%

 

 

Useful Links:
JHME Home Page

 

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3.
FUND INFORMATION:

 Symbol: JHMI   Exchange: NYSE Arca
 Name: John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF   Net Expense Ratio: 0.50%

 

FUND OBJECTIVE:
The John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Industrials Index.

 

REFERENCE INDEX:
The John Hancock Dimensional Industrials Index is designed to comprise securities in the industrials sector within the U.S. Universe whose market capitalizations are larger than that of the 1001st largest U.S. company at the time of reconstitution.
The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced on a semiannual basis. The industrials sector is composed of companies involved in areas such as aerospace and defense, construction and engineering, machinery, building products and equipment, road/rail/air/marine transportation and infrastructure, industrial trading and distribution, and related services. The U.S. Universe is defined as a free float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE MKT LLC, NASDAQ Global Market, or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate in accordance with the rules-based methodology that is maintained by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

 

Top 10 Holdings (03/31/16):

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO 4.64%
3M CO 1.96%
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP 1.78%
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS 1.70%
BOEING CO 1.54%
UNION PACIFIC CORP 1.53%
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC 1.46%
DELTA AIR LINES INC 1.45%
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE CL B 1.43%
ACCENTURE PLC CL A – ACN 1.41%

 

Top Sectors (03/31/16):

Machinery 12.57%
Aerospace & Defence 11.60%
Industrial Conglomerates 10.18%
IT Consulting & Services 9.29%
Commercial Services & Supplies 7.74%
Electrical Equipment 7.31%
Airlines 6.32%
Electronic Equipment & Instrum 5.26%
Road & Rail 4.94%
Air Freight & Couriers 3.64%

 

 

Useful Links:
JHMI Home Page

 

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4.
FUND INFORMATION:

Symbol: JHMA  Exchange: NYSE Arca
Name: John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF  Net Expense Ratio: 0.50%

 

FUND OBJECTIVE:
The John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Materials Index.

 

REFERENCE INDEX:
The John Hancock Dimensional Materials Index is designed to comprise securities in the materials sector within the U.S. Universe whose market capitalizations are larger than that of the 1001st largest U.S. company at the time of reconstitution.
The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced on a semiannual basis. The materials sector is composed of companies involved in areas such as chemicals, metals, paper products, containers and packaging, and construction materials. The U.S. Universe is defined as a free float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE MKT LLC, NASDAQ Global Market, or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate in accordance with the rules-based methodology that is maintained by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. This means that the market-capitalization of a particular company within the eligible universe of stocks is adjusted to exclude the share capital of a company that is not considered freely available for trading in the public equity markets.

 

Top 10 Holdings (03/31/16):

LYONDELLBASELL INDU CL A 5.86%
DOW CHEMICAL CO 5.79%
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO 5.74%
MONSANTO CO 5.35%
DU PONT (E.I.) DE NEMOURS 5.26%
PRAXAIR INC 4.81%
PPG INDUSTRIES INC 4.75%
AIR PRODUCTS + CHEMICALS INC 4.66%
NUCOR CORP 4.45%
ECOLAB INC 4.13%

 

Top Sectors (03/31/16):

Chemicals 72.27%
Metals & Mining 18.48%
Paper & Forest Produsts 5.74%
Commercial Services & Supplies 1.96%
Machinery 1.50%

 

Useful Links:
JHMA Home Page

 

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5.
FUND INFORMATION:

Symbol: JHMU    Exchange: NYSE Arca
Name: John Hancock Multifactor Utilities ETF     Net Expense Ratio: 0.50%

 

FUND OBJECTIVE:
The John Hancock Multifactor Utilities ETF seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the John Hancock Dimensional Utilities Index.

 

REFERENCE INDEX:
The John Hancock Dimensional Utilities Index is designed to comprise securities in the utilities sector within the U.S. Universe whose market capitalizations are larger than that of the 1001st largest U.S. company at the time of reconstitution.
The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced on a semiannual basis. The utilities sector is composed of companies involved in areas such as the provision of gas, electric and water power, energy trading or the provision of related infrastructure or services. The U.S. Universe is defined as a free float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted portfolio of U.S. operating companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE MKT LLC, NASDAQ Global Market, or such other securities exchanges deemed appropriate in accordance with the rules-based methodology that is maintained by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

 

Top 10 Holdings (03/31/16):

LYONDELLBASELL INDU CL A 5.86%
DOW CHEMICAL CO 5.79%
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO 5.74%
MONSANTO CO 5.35%
DU PONT (E.I.) DE NEMOURS 5.26%
PRAXAIR INC 4.81%
PPG INDUSTRIES INC 4.75%
AIR PRODUCTS + CHEMICALS INC 4.66%
NUCOR CORP 4.45%
ECOLAB INC 4.13%

 

Top Sectors (03/31/16):

Chemicals 72.27%
Metals & Mining 18.48%
Paper & Forest Produsts 5.74%
Commercial Services & Supplies 1.96%
Machinery 1.50%

 

 

Useful Links:
JHMU Home Page

 

 

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