SOCL


Social Media ETF

Reasons to Consider SOCL

High Growth Potential

Commerce spending on social media platforms increased nearly 30% from 2021 to 2022, exceeding $700bn – as users look to friends, connections, and influencers to make purchasing decisions. Forecasts suggest spending could surpass $6tn by 2030.1

Global Tailwinds

Social media is one of the world’s most popular online activities, connecting nearly half the global population in 2020. Forecasts suggest this figure could exceed 56% by 2025.2

Unconstrained Approach

The social media theme evolves quickly and is bigger than any single company. SOCL invests accordingly, with global exposure across multiple sectors and industries.

1Statista, Apr 2022
2Statista, Jul 2020

Key Information As of 02/28/24

Inception Date 11/14/11
Total Expense Ratio 0.65%
Net Assets $153.98 million
NAV $39.79
Fact Sheet View the document

ETF Summary

The Global X Social Media ETF (SOCL) provides investors access to Social Media companies around the world.

ETF Objective

The Global X Social Media ETF (SOCL) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Social Media Total Return Index.

Trading Details As of 02/27/24

Ticker SOCL
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOCL
CUSIP 37950E416
ISIN US37950E4162
Primary Exchange Nasdaq
Shares Outstanding 3,870,000
Number of Holdings 43
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.48%

Distributions As of 02/28/24

30-Day SEC Yield -0.33%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 02/28/24

NAV $39.79 Daily Change -$0.54 -1.34%
Market Price $39.49 Daily Change -$0.69 -1.72%

Performance History

As of recent
(12/31/23)
As of recent
(12/31/23)
Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year 30.94% 31.08% 31.75%
3 Years -12.97% -12.93% -12.57%
5 Years 8.02% 8.14% 8.60%
10 Years 6.95% 6.90% 7.47%
Since Inception 8.86% 8.86% 9.44%
1 Year 6.77% 5.83% 7.45%
3 Years -15.78% -16.02% -15.39%
5 Years 4.42% 4.31% 4.98%
10 Years 6.43% 6.40% 6.95%
Since Inception 8.40% 8.36% 8.97%
Year-to-Date 30.94% 31.08% 31.75%
1 Month 2.65% 3.10% 2.69%
3 Months 12.07% 12.76% 12.21%
Since Inception 180.35% 180.21% 198.82%
Year-to-Date -4.41% -4.76% -4.35%
1 Month -4.41% -4.76% -4.35%
3 Months 11.26% 10.99% 11.46%
Since Inception 167.99% 166.89% 185.83%

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 02/28/24

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
13.59 META META PLATFORMS INC B7TL820 484.02 43,234 20,926,120.68
9.60 035420 KS NAVER CORP 6560393 152.98 96,673 14,788,565.86
9.21 PINS PINTEREST INC- CLASS A BJ2Z0H2 36.12 392,799 14,187,899.88
8.35 700 HK TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD BMMV2K8 35.39 363,327 12,857,271.58
6.93 SPOT SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA BFZ1K46 252.25 42,287 10,666,895.75
6.35 1024 HK KUAISHOU TECHNOLOGY BLC90T0 5.67 1,724,488 9,781,704.12
5.43 035720 KS KAKAO CORP 6194037 41.69 200,426 8,356,406.28
4.92 SNAP SNAP INC - A BD8DJ71 11.00 688,788 7,576,668.00
4.67 NTES NETEASE INC-ADR 2606440 112.28 64,085 7,195,463.80
4.41 MTCH MATCH GROUP INC BK80XH9 35.91 189,285 6,797,224.35
4.22 GOOGL ALPHABET INC-CL A BYVY8G0 136.38 47,606 6,492,506.28
3.73 BIDU BAIDU INC - SPON ADR B0FXT17 103.31 55,529 5,736,700.99
3.00 3659 JP NEXON CO LTD B63QM77 16.24 284,704 4,622,204.32
2.86 TME TENCENT MUSI-ADR BFZYWR2 10.25 430,267 4,410,236.75
1.85 IAC IAC INC BNDYF48 55.95 51,029 2,855,072.55
1.26 SPT SPROUT SOCIAL-A BKTNTS0 60.44 32,214 1,947,014.16
1.07 YELP YELP INC B7KCD72 37.60 43,875 1,649,700.00
1.06 BILI BILIBILI INC-ADR BFNLRN6 9.67 168,901 1,633,272.67
0.85 UTDI GR UNITED INTERN-RE 4354134 24.29 54,075 1,313,529.55
0.65 2371 JP KAKAKU.COM INC 6689533 11.50 86,785 998,100.87
0.59 CXM SPRINKLR INC-A BNKCPP6 12.57 72,033 905,454.81
0.49 BMBL BUMBLE INC-A BMZ2WT7 11.23 67,267 755,408.41
0.43 YY JOYY INC-ADR BL3N3C5 31.50 21,079 663,988.50
0.42 MOMO HELLO GROUP INC -SPN ADR BM9STM3 6.73 96,429 648,967.17
0.39 1357 HK MEITU INC BYYNH90 0.31 1,890,400 594,100.87
0.36 TRST LN TRUSTPILOT GROUP PLC BNK9TP5 2.40 231,455 554,402.52
0.35 067160 KS AFREECATV CO LTD 6724508 97.41 5,553 540,913.13
0.34 FVRR FIVERR INTERNATIONAL LTD BKKDH30 22.87 22,630 517,548.10
0.32 2432 JP DENA CO LTD B05L364 10.12 48,927 495,385.27
0.29 WB WEIBO CORP-SPON ADR BLLJ4H7 9.13 49,039 447,726.07
0.29 VMEO VIMEO INC BNDYF15 4.56 97,504 444,618.24
0.26 2121 JP MIXI INC B1BSCX6 16.26 24,935 405,401.45
0.24 360 AU LIFE360 INC-CDI BJMXQ67 5.20 70,589 367,183.09
0.22 RUM RUMBLE INC BMGCGK5 6.37 53,645 341,718.65
0.22 YALA YALLA GROUP LTD BMY5866 5.06 66,457 336,272.42
0.12 KIND NEXTDOOR HOLDINGS INC BMFPWT6 2.09 90,074 188,254.66
0.12 GRPN GROUPON INC BMTD360 18.37 10,158 186,602.43
0.10 078340 KS COM2US CORP B232R27 32.62 4,896 159,706.05
0.09 ANGI ANGI INC BF4VWH4 2.78 49,776 138,377.28
0.08 4449 JP GIFTEE INC BJDS4D4 9.34 12,331 115,203.26
0.08 3632 JP GREE INC B3FJNX6 3.33 34,594 115,148.94
0.07 HUYA HUYA INC-ADR BF4NQP6 3.49 28,757 100,361.93
0.06 8044 TT PCHOME ONLINE INC B05DVL1 1.20 80,026 96,255.12
0.03 CASH 1.00 43,908 43,908.08
0.02 OTHER PAYABLE & RECEIVABLES 1.00 27,665 27,664.99
0.00 KOREAN WON 0.00 -3 0.00
Holdings are subject to change. "Cash" denotes U.S. dollars.

Exposure As of 01/31/24

Sector Weight (%)
Communication Services 96.9
Information Technology 2.4
Consumer Discretionary 0.6
Other 0.1

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Industry Weight (%)
Internet Software/Services 90.5
Information Technology Services 5.8
Packaged Software 2.1
Other Consumer Services 0.6
Data Processing Services 0.4
Financial Conglomerates 0.3
Recreational Products 0.1
Other 0.2

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Country Weight (%)
United States 45.5
China 26.0
South Korea 15.9
Luxembourg 6.0
Japan 4.8
Germany 0.9
Israel 0.4
Britain 0.3
Uae 0.2
Taiwan 0.1

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All Sector, Industry and Geographic breakdowns, where provided, are based on equity positions held by the ETF and exclude cash, currencies, and other holdings.

ETF Characteristics As of 02/27/24

Return on Equity 11.80%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 258,639 M
2023 2024
Price-to-earnings 25.42 19.80
Price-to-book value 2.47 2.22

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ETF Risk Stats As of 01/31/24

Versus Beta
S&P 500 0.98
NASDAQ-100 0.84
MSCI EAFE 1.23
MSCI Emg. Mkts 1.55
Standard Deviation 29.70%

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Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. SOCL invests in securities of companies engaged in the social media industry. The risks related to investing in such companies include disruption in service caused by hardware or software failure, interruptions or delays in service by third-parties, security breaches involving certain private, sensitive, proprietary and confidential information managed and transmitted by social media companies, and privacy concerns and laws, evolving Internet regulation and other foreign or domestic regulations that may limit or otherwise affect the operations of such companies. The business models employed by the companies in the social media industry may not prove to be successful. International investments may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles, or from economic or political instability in other nations. SOCL 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. Beginning October 15, 2020, 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. Prior to October 15, 2020, market price returns were based on the midpoint between the Bid and Ask price. NAVs are calculated using prices as of 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The returns shown do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Indices are unmanaged and do not include the effect of fees, expenses or sales charges. One cannot invest directly in an index.

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.