SOCL


Social Media ETF

Reasons to Consider SOCL

High Growth Potential

Forecasts suggest the global social media market could triple from an estimated $100bn in 2020 to more than $300bn by 2025.1

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.

1The Business Research Company, Dec 2020
2Statista, Jul 2020

Key Information As of 10/26/21

Inception Date 11/14/11
Total Expense Ratio 0.65%
Net Assets $407.12 million
NAV $62.06
Fact Sheet

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 10/26/21

Ticker SOCL
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOCL
CUSIP 37950E416
ISIN US37950E4162
Primary Exchange Nasdaq
Shares Outstanding 6,560,000
Number of Holdings 42
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.22%

Distributions As of 10/26/21

30-Day SEC Yield -0.55%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 10/26/21

NAV $62.06 Daily Change -$0.85 -1.34%
Market Price $61.78 Daily Change -$1.01 -1.61%

Performance History

As of recent month & quarter-end (09/30/21)
As of recent month & quarter-end (09/30/21)
Fund NAV Market Price Index
1 Year 25.41% 24.68% 26.10%
3 Years 24.02% 24.10% 24.72%
5 Years 19.85% 19.70% 20.54%
Since Inception 15.63% 15.62% 16.25%
1 Year 25.41% 24.68% 26.10%
3 Years 24.02% 24.10% 24.72%
5 Years 19.85% 19.70% 20.54%
Since Inception 15.63% 15.62% 16.25%
Year-to-Date -1.29% -1.21% -0.91%
1 Month -7.45% -7.63% -7.42%
3 Months -15.70% -15.69% -15.61%
Since Inception 319.82% 319.34% 342.98%
Year-to-Date -1.29% -1.21% -0.91%
1 Month -7.45% -7.63% -7.42%
3 Months -15.70% -15.69% -15.61%
Since Inception 319.82% 319.34% 342.98%

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 of the Fund, when observed, is unusual and investors should not expect such performance to be repeated.

Top Holdings As of 10/26/21

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
11.68 FB FACEBOOK INC-CLASS A B7TL820 315.81 150,528 47,538,247.68
8.96 700 HK TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD BMMV2K8 64.56 564,927 36,474,325.77
8.00 SNAP SNAP INC - A BD8DJ71 55.39 587,841 32,560,512.99
6.55 GOOGL ALPHABET INC-CL A BYVY8G0 2,786.17 9,567 26,655,288.39
6.25 TWTR TWITTER INC BFLR866 61.43 413,873 25,424,218.39
5.57 035420 KS NAVER CORP 6560393 353.29 64,132 22,657,117.16
5.46 035720 KS KAKAO CORP 6194037 109.20 203,654 22,238,681.91
5.38 MTCH MATCH GROUP INC BK80XH9 163.20 134,249 21,909,436.80
5.10 YNDX YANDEX NV-A B5BSZB3 76.27 272,019 20,746,889.13
4.98 NTES NETEASE INC-ADR 2606440 98.90 204,883 20,262,928.70
4.64 SPOT SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA BFZ1K46 252.20 74,939 18,899,615.80
4.25 BIDU BAIDU INC - SPON ADR B0FXT17 168.83 102,477 17,301,191.91
3.71 BILI BILIBILI INC-ADR BFNLRN6 76.14 198,258 15,095,364.12
3.39 PINS PINTEREST INC- CLASS A BJ2Z0H2 47.89 288,310 13,807,165.90
2.65 IAC IAC/INTERACTIVECORP BNDYF48 156.01 69,213 10,797,920.13
1.73 3659 JP NEXON CO LTD B63QM77 17.75 397,321 7,052,356.47
1.62 ZNGA ZYNGA INC - CL A B79PX49 7.37 892,112 6,574,865.44
1.33 1024 HK KUAISHOU TECHNOLOGY BLC90T0 13.92 387,688 5,395,116.70
0.97 MAIL LI MAIL.RU GROUP-GDR REGS B53NQB3 21.74 182,395 3,965,267.30
0.94 VMEO VIMEO INC BNDYF15 34.19 112,371 3,841,964.49
0.86 2371 JP KAKAKU.COM INC 6689533 31.46 111,832 3,518,761.02
0.81 WB WEIBO CORP-SPON ADR BLLJ4H7 47.66 69,151 3,295,736.66
0.75 UTDI GR UNITED INTERN-RE 4354134 36.53 83,991 3,068,400.05
0.67 BMBL BUMBLE INC-A BMZ2WT7 55.14 49,734 2,742,332.76
0.63 TME TENCENT MUSI-ADR BFZYWR2 8.01 318,669 2,552,538.69
0.59 YELP YELP INC B7KCD72 39.20 60,712 2,379,910.40
0.34 2432 JP DENA CO LTD B05L364 19.07 71,512 1,363,832.20
0.26 MOMO HELLO GROUP INC -SPN ADR BM9STM3 13.14 78,945 1,037,337.30
0.23 067160 KS AFREECATV CO LTD 6724508 147.48 6,252 922,057.55
0.20 2121 JP MIXI INC B1BSCX6 23.27 34,955 813,490.39
0.19 3632 JP GREE INC B3FJNX6 8.34 91,488 763,100.64
0.18 078340 KS COM2US CORP B232R27 111.17 6,649 739,157.42
0.18 ANGI ANGI INC BF4VWH4 12.65 56,617 716,205.05
0.17 YALA YALLA GROUP LTD BMY5866 6.56 103,642 679,891.52
0.15 HUYA HUYA INC-ADR BF4NQP6 8.91 70,357 626,880.87
0.14 360 AU LIFE360 INC-CDI BJMXQ67 7.44 76,044 566,141.07
0.12 8044 TT PCHOME ONLINE INC B05DVL1 4.81 104,344 502,356.77
0.12 1357 HK MEITU INC BYYNH90 0.22 2,094,600 468,750.31
0.11 GRPN GROUPON INC BMTD360 22.32 20,374 454,747.68
0.11 YY JOYY INC-ADR BL3N3C5 50.19 8,668 435,046.92
0.04 CASH 0.00 974,449,866 160,084.39
0.02 HP CN HELLO PAL INTERN BD8S8V3 0.41 160,410 66,079.00
0.01 BLCT BLUECITY HOLDINGS LTD-ADR BM9ZGG7 2.76 17,068 47,107.68
Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown As of 09/30/21

Sector Weight (%)
Communication Services 96.4
Information Technology 2.6
Consumer Discretionary 1.0

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 09/30/21

Country Weight (%)
United States 51.5
China 23.0
South Korea 10.7
Netherlands 5.4
Luxembourg 4.2
Japan 3.2
Cyprus 0.9
Germany 0.8
Uae 0.2
Taiwan 0.1

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Characteristics As of 10/26/21

Return on Equity 14.50%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 318,572 M
2020 2021
Price-to-earnings 74.29 30.81
Price-to-book value 4.79 4.18

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Risk Stats As of 10/26/21

Versus Beta
S&P 500 0.98
MSCI EAFE 0.90
MSCI Emg. Mkts 0.98
Standard Deviation 24.90%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

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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.