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KARS

KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility ETF

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Investment Strategy:

KARS seeks to measure the performance of Solactive Electric Vehicles and Future Mobility Index. The Index is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the production of electric vehicles and/or their components, or engaged in other initiatives that may change the future of mobility. The Index includes issuers engaged in the electric vehicle production, autonomous driving, shared mobility, lithium and/or copper production, lithium-ion/lead acid batteries, hydrogen fuel cell manufacturing and/or electric infrastructure businesses.

KARS features:

  • Access to global companies that operate in all areas of new transportation methods, passenger and freight, including electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles and shared mobility
  • Exposure to companies that lead the development of vehicle connectivity like Internet of Vehicles (IoV) and Intelligent mobility.
  • Exposure to the potential growth brought on by increased demand for lithium-ion battery and non-ferrous metals like lithium due to electric vehicle adoption.
  • Access to equities listed in Mainland China, which is currently the world’s largest electric vehicle market1.

Future Mobility Sector Highlights:

  • 54% of new car sales and 33% of the global car fleet are projected to be electric by 2040.1
  • The global electric vehicle market is projected to command $2.7 trillion of total investment before 2040.2
  • Autonomous vehicles and the resulting ”passenger economy” are projected to create $8 trillion of value in the global economy.3

1.) Data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance as of 7/06/2017

2.) Morgan Stanley Research. “The EV Infrastructure 55: A Diversified Way to Play a Critical Enabler in the EV Theme.” Morgan Stanley. 10/17/2017

3.) Lanctot, Roger. “Accelerating The Future: The Economic Impact of the Emerging Passenger Economy.” Strategy Analytics. June 2017.

Fund Details

Data as of 07/20/2018
TickerKARS
Primary ExchangeNYSE
CUSIP500767827
ISINUS5007678270
Net Assets$32,202,626
Total Annual Fund Operating Expense 0.69%
Inception Date01/18/2018
Distribution FrequencySemiannually

Daily Performance

Data as of 07/20/2018
Premium Discount Chart
NAV
Net Asset Value$22.21 
Daily Change -0.60%
Price
Closing Price $22.37 
Daily Change-0.31%

Performance History

Distributions
Cumulative %
Data as of: 06/30/2018
Fund NAVClosing PriceIndex
1 Month-4.93%-4.71%-5.21%
3 Month-4.85%-5.73%-5.80%
6 Month
Since Inception-11.32%-11.08%-12.52%
Cumulative %
Data as of quarter end: 06/30/2018
Fund NAVClosing PriceIndex
Since Inception-11.32% -11.08%-12.52%

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.

Top 10 Holdings

Data as of 07/20/2018
Full Holdings .CSV
RankCompany Name% of Net AssetsTickerShares HeldMarket Value($)
1
ALPHABET INC-CL A
3.79%GOOGL1,0191,220,640
2
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC
3.76%TXN10,5331,211,295
3
BAIDU INC - SPON ADR
3.62%BIDU4,4841,165,750
4
NVIDIA CORP
3.54%NVDA4,5471,140,797
5
BAYER MOTOREN WERK
3.53%BMW GR12,2331,135,436
6
DAIMLER AG-REGISTERED SHA
3.5%DAI GR16,7951,125,893
7
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NV
3.47%NXPI10,8151,117,730
8
SOUTHERN COPPER CORP
3.37%SCCO24,8061,085,759
9
FORD MOTOR CO
3.3%F100,4841,061,111
10
TESLA INC
3.17%TSLA3,2541,020,389

Holdings are subject to change.