LIT


Lithium & Battery Tech ETF

Morningstar Rating™ - Overall rating out of 106 Natural Resources funds, based on risk-adjusted returns as of 09/30/2022

Reasons to Consider LIT

High Growth Potential

Lithium battery technology is essential to the rise of electric vehicles (EVs), renewable energy storage, and mobile devices.

Advancing Clean Technologies

EVs produce zero direct emissions, meaning broader adoption could result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved urban air quality.1

Unconstrained Approach

LIT invests in companies throughout the lithium cycle, including mining, refinement and battery production, cutting across traditional sector and geographic definitions.

1US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Jan 2020

Key Information As of 10/04/22

Inception Date 07/22/10
Total Expense Ratio 0.75%
Net Assets $4.12 billion
NAV $68.88
Fact Sheet

ETF Summary

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT) invests in the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining the metal, through battery production.

ETF Objective

The Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global Lithium Index.

Trading Details As of 10/04/22

Ticker LIT
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOLLIT
CUSIP 37954Y855
ISIN US37954Y8553
Primary Exchange NYSE Arca
Shares Outstanding 59,794,628
Number of Holdings 39
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.08%

Distributions As of 10/04/22

30-Day SEC Yield -0.77%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 10/04/22

NAV $68.88 Daily Change $2.02 3.02%
Market Price $69.94 Daily Change $3.10 4.64%

Performance History

As of recent month & quarter-end (09/30/22)
As of recent month & quarter-end (09/30/22)
Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year -19.12% -19.15% -18.62%
3 Years 40.40% 40.32% 40.75%
5 Years 14.22% 13.99% 14.35%
10 Years 9.48% 9.49% 9.97%
Since Inception 7.84% 7.80% 8.34%
1 Year -19.12% -19.15% -18.62%
3 Years 40.40% 40.32% 40.75%
5 Years 14.22% 13.99% 14.35%
10 Years 9.48% 9.49% 9.97%
Since Inception 7.84% 7.80% 8.34%
Year-to-Date -21.39% -21.66% -21.17%
1 Month -10.97% -10.41% -10.94%
3 Months -8.41% -8.99% -8.36%
Since Inception 151.25% 150.07% 165.80%
Year-to-Date -21.39% -21.66% -21.17%
1 Month -10.97% -10.41% -10.94%
3 Months -8.41% -8.99% -8.36%
Since Inception 151.25% 150.07% 165.80%

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 10/04/22

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
14.97 ALB ALBEMARLE CORP 2046853 283.78 2,170,685 615,996,989.30
6.30 SQM QUIMICA Y-SP ADR 2771122 97.49 2,656,980 259,028,980.20
5.53 300014 C2 EVE ENERGY CO LTD-A BD5C7G6 12.00 18,964,826 227,627,957.86
5.21 6762 JP TDK CORP 6869302 32.71 6,552,604 214,330,095.19
4.85 051910 KS LG CHEM LTD 6346913 389.05 512,409 199,352,980.97
4.27 002460 C2 GANFENG LITHIU-A BD5CB19 10.62 16,532,198 175,537,841.41
4.26 002812 C2 YUNNAN ENERGY-A BFCCR30 24.70 7,097,926 175,342,220.65
4.16 6752 JP PANASONIC HOLDINGS CORP 6572707 7.25 23,611,399 171,133,811.59
4.15 300750 C2 CONTEMPORARY A-A BHQPSY7 56.88 2,999,405 170,595,162.12
4.12 1211 HK BYD CO LTD-H 6536651 24.46 6,927,176 169,430,097.26
4.02 002371 C2 NAURA TECH GR -A BD5LYF1 39.50 4,186,637 165,363,979.43
4.00 006400 KS SAMSUNG SDI CO LTD 6771645 389.75 422,027 164,485,655.60
3.91 TSLA TESLA INC B616C79 249.44 645,136 160,922,723.84
3.36 PLS AU PILBARA MINERALS LTD B2368L5 3.32 41,662,902 138,351,093.19
3.35 MIN AU MINERAL RESOURCES LTD B17ZL56 45.32 3,043,995 137,955,193.78
2.90 002709 C2 GUANGZHOU TINC-A BD5LR63 6.25 19,066,162 119,182,954.79
2.50 AKE AU ALLKEM LTD BLSNC78 9.42 10,917,450 102,802,049.95
2.26 LTHM LIVENT CORP BD9PM00 31.10 2,983,909 92,799,569.90
1.99 603659 C1 SHANGHAI PUTAI-A BF2DZJ5 7.92 10,348,656 81,926,523.53
1.57 300207 C2 SUNWODA ELECTR-A BD5CCV6 3.30 19,589,483 64,701,198.74
1.47 300073 C2 BEIJING EASPRI-A BD760M3 9.37 6,460,991 60,508,340.97
1.31 066970 KS L&F CO LTD 6578608 127.16 424,321 53,956,629.21
1.30 LAC CN LITHIUM AMERICAS CORP BF4X225 28.36 1,890,236 53,613,359.67
1.20 300037 C2 SHENZHEN CAPCH-A BD5LRQ3 5.94 8,274,371 49,164,093.88
1.16 ENS ENERSYS B020GQ5 63.32 750,526 47,523,306.32
0.89 QS QUANTUMSCAPE CORP BMC73Z8 9.63 3,789,258 36,490,554.54
0.71 FREY FREYR BATTERY SA BMFBLD1 16.08 1,804,366 29,014,205.28
0.62 6121 TT SIMPLO TECHNOLOGY CO LTD 6421928 8.63 2,977,280 25,690,859.91
0.54 6674 JP GS YUASA CORP 6744250 16.04 1,374,284 22,042,961.67
0.48 300457 C2 SHENZHEN YINGH-A BFCCQX3 3.36 5,838,210 19,589,224.08
0.43 PLL AU PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC BF1CV51 0.58 30,492,121 17,635,582.91
0.33 AMG NA AMG ADVANCED MET B1Z95S1 24.43 554,051 13,537,253.74
0.31 INR AU IONEER LTD BGYBHZ4 0.40 32,027,759 12,904,180.20
0.31 020150 KS ILJIN MATERIALS CO LTD B45LHQ0 37.29 345,113 12,870,219.48
0.31 SLI CN STANDARD LITHIUM LTD BDSFRL7 4.72 2,700,353 12,735,358.67
0.26 819 HK TIANNENG POWER INTL LTD B1XDJC7 0.88 12,130,300 10,724,180.66
0.26 VAR1 GR VARTA AG 5802449 31.98 331,327 10,595,919.07
0.22 VUL AU VULCAN ENERGY RE BKYBH63 4.99 1,794,801 8,957,559.48
0.14 MVST MICROVAST HOLDINGS INC BN7DTZ0 2.12 2,776,940 5,887,112.80
0.10 CASH 0.00 1,501,197,273 4,255,926.07
Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown As of 09/30/22

Sector Weight (%)
Materials 55.9
Information Technology 15.5
Industrials 14.7
Consumer Discretionary 13.9

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 09/30/22

Country Weight (%)
China 37.1
United States 23.5
South Korea 10.5
Japan 9.8
Australia 9.3
Chile 6.1
Canada 1.6
Luxembourg 0.7
Taiwan 0.6
Netherlands 0.3
Hong Kong 0.3
Other/Cash 0.2

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Characteristics As of 10/04/22

Return on Equity 30.60%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 60,798 M
2021 2022
Price-to-earnings 32.91 18.39
Price-to-book value 6.32 5.06

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Risk Stats As of 09/30/22

Versus Beta
S&P 500 1.15
MSCI EAFE 1.18
MSCI Emg. Mkts 1.20
Standard Deviation 33.30%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

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As of 9/30, LIT was rated against the following numbers of Natural Resources funds over the following time periods: 106 during the last 3 years, 99 during the last 5 years, 87 during the last 10 years. With respect to these Natural Resources funds, LIT received a Morningstar Rating of 5, 5, and 3 stars, respectively. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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