Harvest Portfolios Group
HESG

Harvest ESG Equity Income Index ETF

Monthly Cashflow from an ESG ETF

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are important for investors who want their investments to reflect their values. The Harvest ESG Equity Income Index ETF is designed to deliver monthly income from an index portfolio built with a structured ESG screening process. It incorporates a series of ESG and socially responsible investing (SRI) screens as well as an ESG proxy voting policy. Income is generated from this portfolio through an active covered call strategy. HESG is a core ESG screened equity income portfolio that delivers monthly cashflow.

Key Facts

2022/11/25

TICKER

HESG

TSX
CURRENCY

CAD

Unhedged
NAV

$10.70

Updated Daily
MKT PRICE CLOSE

$10.70

Updated Daily
HOLDING

30

ESG Screened Equities
MGMT STYLE

Index

With Covered Calls
CASH DISTRIBUTION

Monthly

Frequency
TARGET YIELD

7.00%

Initial
DISTRIBUTION

$0.0583

Cash, Per Unit
FIRST DISTRIBUTION

October 31

2022

Distributions

Last Ex-dividend Date:

2022-10-28

Last Record Date:

2022-10-31

Last Payment Date:

2022-11-09

Last Cash Distribution Per Unit:

$0.0583

Cash Distribution Frequency:

Monthly

Cash Distributions Since Inception:

$0.0583

Ex-dividend DateRecord DatePayment DateClass ADistribution Frequency
2022-10-282022-10-312022-11-09$0.0583Monthly


Sub-Sector Allocation

As at October 31, 2022

Holdings

As at October 31, 2022

NameTickerWeightSectorCountry
Eli Lilly and CompanyLLY US4.2%Health CareUnited States
Merck & Co., Inc.MRK US4.1%Health CareUnited States
Walmart Inc.WMT US4.0%Consumer StaplesUnited States
JPMorgan Chase & Co.JPM US3.9%FinancialsUnited States
Bank of America CorporationBAC US3.8%FinancialsUnited States
AbbVie Inc.ABBV US3.7%Health CareUnited States
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ US3.6%Health CareUnited States
PepsiCo, Inc.PEP US3.6%Consumer StaplesUnited States
Cisco Systems, Inc.CSCO US3.5%Information TechnologyUnited States
UnitedHealth Group IncorporatedUNH US3.5%Health CareUnited States
The Home Depot, Inc.HD US3.4%Consumer DiscretionaryUnited States
Visa Inc.V US3.4%Information TechnologyUnited States
The Walt Disney CompanyDIS US3.4%Communication ServicesUnited States
The Coca-Cola CompanyKO US3.3%Consumer StaplesUnited States
Mastercard IncorporatedMA US3.3%Information TechnologyUnited States
Pfizer Inc.PFE US3.3%Health CareUnited States
The Procter & Gamble CompanyPG US3.3%Consumer StaplesUnited States
Apple Inc.AAPL US3.2%Information TechnologyUnited States
Abbott LaboratoriesABT US3.1%Health CareUnited States
Accenture PLCACN US3.1%Information TechnologyUnited States
Broadcom Inc.AVGO US3.0%Information TechnologyUnited States
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.TMO US3.0%Health CareUnited States
Cash and other assets and liabilities3.0%
Salesforce, Inc.CRM US2.9%Information TechnologyUnited States
Verizon Communications Inc.VZ US2.9%Communication ServicesUnited States
Comcast CorporationCMCSA US2.8%Communication ServicesUnited States
Intel CorporationINTC US2.8%Information TechnologyUnited States
Microsoft CorporationMSFT US2.8%Information TechnologyUnited States
Adobe Inc.ADBE US2.5%Information TechnologyUnited States
NVIDIA CorporationNVDA US2.4%Information TechnologyUnited States
Meta Platforms, Inc.META US1.9%Communication ServicesUnited States
Market value of options(0.7)%

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Documents

DocumentLanguageType
Why InvestEnglishFrenchInformation Materials
Investor BrochureEnglish-Information Materials
ETF Products BookletEnglishFrenchInformation Materials
ETF FactsEnglishFrenchETF Facts
ProspectusEnglishFrenchProspectus
MER SummaryEnglish-MER Summary
Covered Call WritingEnglishFrenchInformation Materials
Proxy Voting PolicyEnglish-Proxy Voting


Investment Objective

The objective of the Harvest ESG Equity Income Index ETF is to track, to the extent reasonably possible before fees and expenses, the performance of the Solactive ISS ESG US Equity Index TR or any successor thereto, while mitigating downside risk. The Harvest ESG Equity Income ETF invests primarily in the equity constituents of Solactive ESG US Equity Index TR, or any successor thereto, while writing covered call options on up to 33% of the portfolio securities. The level of covered call option writing may vary based on market volatility and other factors.

 

Benefits of investing in HESG

  • Core ESG screened equity income portfolio

  • Large-cap companies screened through ESG & SRI process

  • Attractive monthly income with opportunity for capital appreciation

  • Covered call strategy to enhance portfolio income potential and lower portfolio volatility

  • Tracks the Solactive ESG US Equity Index TR

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ETF Facts

As at October 31, 2022

Quick ETF FactsUnit
TSX CodeHESG
CUSIP41753Q105
CurrencyCAD-Unhedged
Inception Date2022/09/22
Management StyleIndex with Covered Calls
EligibleRRSP | RRIF | RESP | TFSA
Management Fee0.65%
Risk Ratingmed_risk_bar
Distribution FactsUnit
Cash Distribution Per UnitCA$0.0583
Initial Target Yield7.00%
First Cash Distribution Record Date2022/10/31
Cash Distribution FrequencyMonthly
Distribution MethodCash or DRIP
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Harvest ESG Equity Income Index ETF

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in Harvest Exchange Traded Funds (managed by Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.) The ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made with guidance from a qualified professional.

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The financial instrument is not sponsored, promoted, sold or supported in any other manner by Solactive AG nor does Solactive AG offer any express or implicit guarantee or assurance either with regard to the results of using the Index and/or Index trade name or the Index Price at any time or in any other respect. The Index is calculated and published by Solactive AG. Solactive AG uses its best efforts to ensure that the Index is calculated correctly. Irrespective of its obligations towards the Issuer, Solactive AG has no obligation to point out errors in the Index to third parties including but not limited to investors and/or financial intermediaries of the financial instrument. Neither publication of the Index by Solactive AG nor the licensing of the Index or Index trade name for the purpose of use in connection with the financial instrument constitutes a recommendation by Solactive AG to invest capital in said financial instrument nor does it in any way represent an assurance or opinion of Solactive AG with regard to any investment in this financial instrument.

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