SuperLife Australian Dividend Fund

In their own words: "The Australian Dividend Fund invests in the Smartshares Exchange Traded Funds' Smartshares Australian Dividend ETF."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 4.63%

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. *indicates less than three years of data.

Annual Fees: 0.59%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND2449
Name SuperLife Australian Dividend Fund
Risk profile Aggressive fund
Description The Australian Dividend Fund invests in the Smartshares Exchange Traded Funds' Smartshares Australian Dividend ETF.
Value $840k NZD
Members 119
Market index description S&P/ASX Dividend Opportunities Index (converted to the New Zealand dollar)
Disclosure Statement Period Tue Dec. 31st 2019
Fund started Mon Sept. 21st 2015
Three-year average return 4.63%
Market index past year return 24.41%
Past year return net charges and tax 21.58%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 26.14%
Market index return since fund started 5.06%
Return since fund started net 0.99%
Total annual fund fees 0.59%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.55%
Administration charges 0.04%
Total other charges 30.0
Total other charges currency NZD

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

The past annual returns for this fund. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2019 10.11% 5.06%
2018 6.68% -7.81%
2017 11.18% 16.65%

The market index is the average NZ KiwiSaver return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Wesfarmers Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    10.83%
  • Woodside Petroleum Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    10.29%
  • Commonwealth Bank Of Australia
    Australia Australasian Equities
    9.83%
  • Rio Tinto Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    9.77%
  • BHP Billiton Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    9.49%
  • Westpac Banking Corp
    Australia Australasian Equities
    8.77%
  • Agl Energy Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    4.0%
  • Macquarie Group Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    3.91%
  • South32 Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    3.1%
  • Alumina Ltd
    Australia Australasian Equities
    2.74%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 1.25%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 99.0% 98.75%
International Equities 0.0% 0.0%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Alister John Williams

    Currently: Director (4 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (4 years, 11 months)

  • Guy Roulston Elliffe

    Currently: Director (4 years, 1 months)
    Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (4 years, 8 months)

  • Hugh Duncan Stevens

    Currently: Chief Executive Officer - Smartshares (1 years, 10 months)
    Previously: Chief Operating Officer - Implemented Investment Solutions Ltd (2 years, 6 months)

  • Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

    Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (0 years, 7 months)
    Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Is it excluded?
    Portfolio analysis
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.41%
  • Animal Testing:
    0.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    25.01%
  • Gambling:
    3.29%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    8.95%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 30 September 2019 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the fund.

Note that many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons

Specific companies invested in:

Fossil Fuel

Woodside Petroleum Ltd 9.69%
BHP Billiton Ltd 8.95%
South32 Ltd 3.01%
Apa Group 1.76%
Caltex Australia Ltd 1.21%
Whitehaven Coal Ltd 0.39%

Gambling

Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 1.94%
Star Entertainment Group Ltd 0.72%
Crown Resorts Ltd 0.63%

Alcohol

Metcash Ltd 0.41%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

BHP Billiton Ltd 8.95%

Download the fund's disclosure statement and portfolio holdings.

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