AgTech & Food Innovation ETF

Reasons to Consider KROP

High Growth Potential

Forecasts suggest the global market for agricultural robots could reach $21bn by 2026, almost triple the market size in 2020.1

Global Tailwinds

The AgTech and Food Innovation theme could potentially benefit from helping address global food insecurity and minimizing the adverse environmental impacts of large-scale agriculture.

Unconstrained Approach

Production and consumption dynamics around food are evolving. KROP seeks to gain exposure to the forefront of these dynamics by investing in AgTech and Food Innovation companies, regardless of sector or geography.

1Markets and Markets, Feb 2021

Key Information As of 02/02/23

Inception Date 07/12/21
Total Expense Ratio 0.50%
Net Assets $7.52 million
NAV $17.49
Fact Sheet

ETF Summary

The Global X AgTech & Food Innovation ETF (KROP) seeks to invest in companies advancing innovation and the use of technology in the agriculture and food industries. This includes companies involved in the provision of agricultural technologies (“AgTech”) related to precision agriculture, agricultural robots and automation, controlled environment agriculture (e.g., vertical farming, hydroponics), and agricultural biotechnology, as well as those involved in food innovation activities related to protein/dairy alternatives and food waste reduction.

ETF Objective

The Global X AgTech & Food Innovation ETF (KROP) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive AgTech & Food Innovation Index.

Trading Details As of 02/02/23

Ticker KROP
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOLKROP
CUSIP 37954Y178
ISIN US37954Y1780
Primary Exchange Nasdaq
Shares Outstanding 430,000
Number of Holdings 30
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.93%

Distributions As of 02/02/23

30-Day SEC Yield 0.32%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 02/02/23

NAV $17.49 Daily Change $0.44 2.58%
Market Price $17.54 Daily Change $0.35 2.04%

Performance History

As of recent
As of recent
Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year -27.09% -27.23% -26.76%
Since Inception -31.72% -31.62% -31.44%
1 Year -6.41% -6.06% -5.98%
Since Inception -22.60% -22.27% -22.28%
Year-to-Date -27.09% -27.23% -26.76%
1 Month -8.49% -8.59% -8.45%
3 Months 0.24% -0.53% 0.35%
Since Inception -42.95% -42.84% -42.61%
Year-to-Date 17.67% 18.19% 17.71%
1 Month 17.67% 18.19% 17.71%
3 Months 10.37% 9.94% 10.46%
Since Inception -32.87% -32.44% -32.45%

Performance is shown on a total return basis (i.e., with gross income reinvested, where applicable). Cumulative return is the aggregate amount that an investment has gained or lost over time. Annualized return is the average return gained or lost by an investment each year over a given time period.

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. High short-term performance, when observed, is unusual and investors should not expect such performance to be repeated.

Top Holdings As of 02/02/23

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
13.28 000998 C2 YUAN LONGPING-A BD5CK34 2.73 365,900 999,003.56
11.81 NTR NUTRIEN LTD BDH3SB9 84.50 10,511 888,179.50
10.33 000848 C2 CHENG DE LOLO CO LTD-A BD5C9D7 1.35 573,480 776,912.72
10.31 CTVA CORTEVA INC BK73B42 62.00 12,502 775,124.00
8.02 APPH APPHARVEST INC BMH9X71 2.62 230,225 603,189.50
5.70 BYND BEYOND MEAT INC BJ1FDK7 20.22 21,189 428,441.58
5.67 OTLY OATLY GROUP AB BNNTQY0 2.70 157,929 426,408.30
5.37 TITN TITAN MACHINERY INC B29H3T5 44.91 8,993 403,875.63
4.17 NUF AU NUFARM LTD 6335331 4.08 76,892 313,563.95
3.78 ULVR LN UNILEVER PLC B10RZP7 50.43 5,634 284,145.23
3.62 DE DEERE & CO 2261203 406.55 670 272,388.50
3.47 GRWG GROWGENERATION CORP BZ159N4 5.61 46,520 260,977.20
2.56 TTCF TATTOOED CHEF INC BMTMKR7 1.72 111,987 192,617.64
2.05 AGFS AGROFRESH SOLUTIONS INC BZ0G154 2.97 51,963 154,330.11
1.93 HYFM HYDROFARM HOLDIN BKWFTW7 2.17 66,891 145,153.47
1.68 ADM ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 2047317 82.31 1,532 126,098.92
0.96 SEED ORIGIN AGRITECH LTD BDD1BS5 9.42 7,687 72,411.54
0.91 K KELLOGG CO 2486813 67.63 1,013 68,509.19
0.77 LOCL LOCAL BOUNTI CORP BLGTSV4 1.11 52,366 58,126.26
0.56 FMC FMC CORP 2328603 128.72 329 42,348.88
0.48 CNHI CNH INDUSTRIAL NV BDX85Z1 16.32 2,206 36,001.92
0.36 SMG SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO 2781518 83.92 319 26,770.48
0.32 MONDE PM MONDE NISSIN CORP BMDTTT9 0.25 95,405 23,955.35
0.29 MFI CN MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC 2555865 19.85 1,092 21,680.74
0.28 INGR INGREDION INC B7K24P7 101.24 210 21,260.40
0.28 HAIN HAIN CELESTIAL GROUP INC 2492337 22.02 964 21,227.28
0.26 ICL IT ICL GROUP LTD 6455530 8.14 2,388 19,440.12
0.25 BHIL BENSON HILL INC BN305Y6 2.84 6,707 19,047.88
0.25 SFM SPROUTS FARMERS BCGCR79 32.63 583 19,023.29
0.25 STKL SUNOPTA INC 2836634 8.21 2,306 18,932.26
0.04 CASH 1.00 2,773 2,773.38
0.00 ISRAELI SHEKEL 0.29 145 42.89
0.00 EURO 1.10 0 0.45
0.00 PHILLIPINE PESO 0.00 0 0.00
Holdings are subject to change. "Cash" denotes U.S. dollars.

Sector Breakdown As of 12/31/22

Sector Weight (%)
Consumer Staples 49.5
Materials 33.5
Industrials 12.8
Consumer Discretionary 3.0
Financials 1.2

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 12/31/22

Country Weight (%)
United States 45.5
China 26.1
Canada 12.9
Australia 5.2
Britain 5.2
Sweden 4.5
Philippines 0.3
Israel 0.3

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Characteristics As of 02/02/23

Return on Equity -5.30%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 17,998 M
2022 2023
Price-to-earnings -13.71 -60.16
Price-to-book value 3.00 3.33

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Risk Stats As of 01/31/23

Versus Beta
S&P 500 1.09
MSCI Emg. Mkts 0.82
Standard Deviation 29.00%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Research

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The investable universe of companies in which KROP may invest may be limited. Narrowly focused investments will be more susceptible to factors affecting that sector and subject to more volatility. International investments may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from social, economic or political instability in other nations. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors as well as increased volatility and lower trading volume. KROP is non-diversified.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. The market price returns are based on the official closing price of an ETF share or, if the official closing price isn’t available, the midpoint between the national best bid and national best offer (“NBBO”) as of the time the ETF calculates current NAV per share, and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. NAVs are calculated using prices as of 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Indices are unmanaged and do not include the effect of fees, expenses or sales charges. One cannot invest directly in an index.

Since the Fund’s shares did not trade in the secondary market until several days after the Fund’s inception, for the period from inception to the first day of secondary market trading in Shares, the NAV of the Fund is used to calculate market returns.

Carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Fund’s summary or full prospectuses. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Global X Management Company LLC serves as an advisor to Global X Funds. The Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO), which is not affiliated with Global X Management Company LLC or Mirae Asset Global Investments. Global X Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Solactive AG, nor does Solactive AG make any representations regarding the advisability of investing in the Global X Funds. Neither SIDCO, Global X nor Mirae Asset Global Investments are affiliated with Solactive AG.

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