SuperLife US 500 Fund

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Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 9.59%

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

Annual Fees: 0.44%

Annual fees, including any membership and % management fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


Fossil Fuel

Aes Corporation 0.03%
Alliant Energy Corp 0.05%
Ameren Corporation 0.07%
American Electric Power Company, Inc. 0.17%
Apache Corporation 0.02%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company 0.09%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation 0.03%
Chevron Corporation 0.69%
Cms Energy Corporation 0.07%
Concho Resources Inc. 0.04%
Conocophillips 0.18%
Devon Energy Corporation 0.02%
Diamondback Energy, Inc. 0.03%
Dominion Energy Inc 0.28%
Dte Energy Company 0.08%
Eog Resources, Inc. 0.12%
Evergy, Inc. 0.06%
Exxon Mobil Corporation 0.77%
Firstenergy Corp. 0.09%
Hess Corporation 0.05%
Hollyfrontier Corporation 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc Class P 0.12%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv 0.06%
Marathon Oil Corporation 0.02%
Marathon Petroleum Corporation 0.09%
Nextera Energy, Inc. 0.49%
Noble Energy, Inc. 0.02%
Nrg Energy, Inc. 0.04%
Occidental Petroleum Corporation 0.05%
Oneok, Inc. 0.06%
Phillips 66 0.14%
Pioneer Natural Resources Company 0.06%
Valero Energy Corporation 0.11%
Wec Energy Group Inc 0.11%
Williams Companies, Inc. 0.10%
Xcel Energy Inc. 0.13%

Weapons

Boeing Company 0.31%
General Dynamics Corporation 0.14%
Honeywell International Inc. 0.41%
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. 0.03%
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. 0.04%
L3Harris Technologies Inc 0.17%
Leidos Holdings, Inc. 0.06%
Lockheed Martin Corporation 0.38%
Northrop Grumman Corporation 0.21%
Raytheon Technologies Corporation 0.37%
Textron Inc. 0.03%
Transdigm Group Incorporated 0.08%

Tobacco

Altria Group Inc 0.29%
Philip Morris International Inc. 0.46%

Gambling

Las Vegas Sands Corp. 0.06%
Mgm Resorts International 0.03%
Wynn Resorts, Limited 0.03%

Alcohol

Altria Group Inc 0.29%
Brown-Forman Corporation Class B 0.05%
Constellation Brands, Inc. Class A 0.11%

GMOs

Dupont De Nemours, Inc. 0.15%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company 0.09%
Chevron Corporation 0.68%
Duke Energy Corporation 0.25%
Freeport-Mcmoran, Inc. 0.05%
Johnson & Johnson 1.55%
Sempra Energy 0.14%

Animal Testing

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. 0.210%
Albemarle Corporation 0.030%
Altria Group Inc 0.290%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company 0.090%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation 0.030%
Chevron Corporation 0.690%
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. 0.070%
Clorox Company 0.100%
Coca-Cola Company 0.720%
Colgate-Palmolive Company 0.240%
Ecolab Inc. 0.210%
Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Class A 0.170%
Fmc Corporation 0.050%
General Mills, Inc. 0.150%
Honeywell International Inc. 0.410%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. 0.040%
Johnson & Johnson 1.550%
Kimberly-Clark Corporation 0.190%
Kraft Heinz Company 0.070%
L Brands, Inc. 0.010%
Pepsico, Inc. 0.730%
Philip Morris International Inc. 0.450%
PPG Industries, Inc. 0.090%
Procter & Gamble Company 1.150%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 0.130%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 2020 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.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2020 -7.57% 5.9%
2019 10.01% 15.45%
2018 7.40% 7.42%

The market average is the average 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 fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard S&P 500 ETF
    United States International Equities
    100.0%
  • Westpac Current Account
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents AA-
    1.35%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register Tue June 30th 2020.

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

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.0% 1.34%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.0%
International Equities 99.0% 98.66%
Listed Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% 0.0%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020.

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
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.45%
  • Animal Testing:
    7.89%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    4.58%
  • Gambling:
    0.12%
  • GMOs:
    0.15%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.77%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.75%
  • Weapons:
    2.25%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Tue March 31st 2020 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 funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons.

In their own words

"The US 500 Fund invests in the Smartshares Exchange Traded Funds' Smartshares US 500 ETF."

Value $26M NZD
Period of data report Tue June 30th 2020
Members 952
Fund started Fri Oct. 28th 2016
Total annual fund fees 0.44%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.37%
Administration charges 0.07%
Total other charges 12.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Guy Roulston Elliffe

Currently: Director (4 years, 4 months)
Previously: Corporate Governance Manager - ACC (current position) (4 years, 11 months)

Stuart Kenneth Reginald Millar

Currently: Chief Investment Officer - Smartshares (0 years, 10 months)
Previously: Head of Portfolio Management - ANZ Investments (6 years, 4 months)

Hugh Duncan Stevens

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

Alister John Williams

Currently: Director (4 years, 4 months)
Previously: Investment Manager - Trust Management (5 years, 2 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Tue June 30th 2020.

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