AQWA


Clean Water ETF

Reasons to Consider AQWA

High Growth Potential

Forecasts suggest the global seawater desalination market could grow by more than 67% from 2021 to 2028, exceeding $22bn and highlighting one of many growth opportunities for the clean water theme.1

Global Tailwinds

Despite its apparent abundance, freshwater is a scarce and finite resource. As the global population grows, investment in clean water technologies may be essential to sustaining and improving standards of living.

Conscious Approach

AQWA incorporates Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) screens and follows ESG proxy voting guidelines to affect positive change alongside financial returns.

1Grand View Research, Nov 2021

Key Information As of 09/29/22

Inception Date 04/08/21
Total Expense Ratio 0.50%
Net Assets $6.62 million
NAV $12.49
Fact Sheet

ETF Summary

The Global X Clean Water ETF (AQWA) seeks to invest in companies advancing the provision of clean water through industrial water treatment, storage and distribution infrastructure, as well as purification and efficiency strategies, among other activities.

ETF Objective

The Global X Clean Water ETF (AQWA) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global Clean Water Industry Index.

Trading Details As of 09/29/22

Ticker AQWA
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOLAQWA
CUSIP 37954Y186
ISIN US37954Y1863
Primary Exchange Nasdaq
Shares Outstanding 530,000
Number of Holdings 40
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.37%

Distributions As of 09/29/22

30-Day SEC Yield 1.55%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 09/29/22

NAV $12.49 Daily Change -$0.22 -1.71%
Market Price $12.51 Daily Change -$0.31 -2.42%

Performance History

As of recent
(06/30/22)
As of recent
(06/30/22)
Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year -15.78% -15.56% -15.54%
Since Inception -9.31% -8.97% -9.03%
1 Year -17.34% -17.76% -17.09%
Since Inception -4.05% -3.80% -3.75%
Year-to-Date -24.65% -24.43% -24.57%
1 Month -5.87% -5.23% -5.84%
3 Months -13.41% -13.13% -13.38%
Since Inception -11.30% -10.89% -10.97%
Year-to-Date -19.82% -19.67% -19.68%
1 Month -3.46% -3.65% -3.46%
3 Months 0.17% 0.75% 0.26%
Since Inception -5.61% -5.27% -5.20%

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 09/29/22

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
8.22 XYL XYLEM INC B3P2CN8 88.09 6,178 544,220.02
8.11 AWK AMERICAN WATER W B2R3PV1 133.20 4,032 537,062.40
8.08 ECL ECOLAB INC 2304227 145.92 3,666 534,942.72
7.97 FERG FERGUSON PLC BKB0C57 104.03 5,069 527,328.07
7.54 WTRG ESSENTIAL UTILITIES INC BLCF3J9 42.33 11,787 498,943.71
4.49 WMS ADVANCED DRAINAG BP7RS59 122.98 2,419 297,488.62
4.38 PNR PENTAIR PLC BLS09M3 40.93 7,084 289,948.12
4.14 AOS SMITH (A.O.) CORP 2816023 48.73 5,619 273,813.87
3.89 UU/ LN UNITED UTILITIES B39J2M4 9.75 26,438 257,713.98
3.88 SVT LN SEVERN TRENT PLC B1FH8J7 25.80 9,964 257,057.46
2.99 AQUA EVOQUA WATER TEC BF329G6 33.95 5,835 198,098.25
2.65 ZWS Zurn Elkay Water Solution BMV1ZD3 24.45 7,164 175,159.80
2.62 6370 JP KURITA WATER IND 6497963 36.24 4,783 173,331.86
2.51 WTS WATTS WATER TE-A 2943620 125.86 1,320 166,135.20
2.34 FELE FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC 2350383 82.32 1,885 155,173.20
2.16 SBSP3 BZ SABESP B1YCHL8 8.59 16,629 142,784.42
2.15 AWR AMERICAN STATES WATER CO 2267171 79.74 1,785 142,335.90
2.15 CWT CALIF WATER SRVC 2165383 54.18 2,627 142,330.86
2.02 BMI BADGER METER INC 2069128 94.11 1,419 133,542.09
1.67 270 HK GUANGDONG INVESTMENT LTD 6913168 0.80 137,400 110,446.50
1.54 021240 KS COWAY CO LTD 6173401 38.71 2,635 102,001.18
1.32 300070 C2 BEIJING ORIGIN-A BD5CNZ7 0.66 131,900 87,411.09
1.31 000598 C2 CHENGDU XINGRO-A BD5CJV5 0.70 123,500 86,699.52
1.19 MWA MUELLER WATER-A B15RZR4 10.45 7,516 78,542.20
1.16 SJW SJW GROUP 2811932 58.75 1,303 76,551.25
1.11 RWC AU RELIANCE WORLDWI BD1DM79 2.22 33,084 73,482.87
1.10 KIT SP KEPPEL INFRASTRU B1P31B8 0.37 197,665 72,951.81
1.03 600008 C1 BEIJING CAPITA-A BP3R7K1 0.36 187,900 68,329.19
1.01 CNM CORE & MAIN INC-CLASS A BNXKS92 22.71 2,946 66,903.66
1.00 MSEX MIDDLESEX WATER CO 2589466 78.65 841 66,144.65
0.75 ERII ENERGY RECOVERY INC B3B5J07 22.40 2,216 49,638.40
0.68 371 HK BJ ENT WATER B01YCG0 0.23 199,240 44,924.75
0.47 855 HK CHINA WATER AFFAIRS GROUP 6671477 0.81 38,600 31,077.08
0.39 WTTR SELECT ENERGY -A BDHSLL5 6.92 3,705 25,638.60
0.38 AWPT AB ALKHORAYEF WATER BN33QN1 34.32 724 24,850.93
0.34 CSMG3 BZ COPASA MG - ORD B0YBZJ2 2.40 9,295 22,326.51
0.32 CXL AU CALIX LTD BD3DLF8 3.79 5,627 21,316.05
0.32 6254 JP NOMURA MICRO SCI B248ZF3 23.62 884 20,878.04
0.29 6368 JP ORGANO CORP 6470522 14.93 1,300 19,410.77
0.28 603956 C1 WPG SHANGHAI S-A BKM3FR8 1.25 14,700 18,307.15
0.07 CASH 1.00 4,369 4,371.09
Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown As of 08/31/22

Sector Weight (%)
Utilities 47.1
Industrials 40.7
Materials 7.8
Information Technology 2.1
Consumer Discretionary 1.9
Energy 0.4

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 08/31/22

Country Weight (%)
United States 64.8
Britain 16.0
Japan 3.7
China 3.6
Hong Kong 3.4
Brazil 3.0
South Korea 1.9
Australia 1.5
Singapore 1.3
Chile 0.5
Saudi Arabia 0.4

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Characteristics As of 09/29/22

Return on Equity 12.20%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 12,068 M
2021 2022
Price-to-earnings 20.83 20.78
Price-to-book value 2.62 2.46

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Risk Stats As of 08/31/22

Versus Beta
S&P 500 1.01
MSCI EAFE 1.13
MSCI Emg. Mkts 0.72
Standard Deviation 19.70%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Research

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The investable universe of companies in which AQWA may invest may be limited. 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. Clean Water Companies typically face intense competition, short product lifecycles and potentially rapid product obsolescence. Clean Water Companies are subject to significant regulation regarding the usage, treatment, and distribution of water. Clean Water Companies may also be adversely affected by the impact of global climate change on the available supply of clean water reserves. AQWA 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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