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Pacer Global Cash Cows Dividend Index


The Index seeks to leverage a rules-based strategy to provide exposure to companies with high dividend yields backed by a high free cash flow yield. The Index universe is derived from the constituents of the FTSE Developed Large Cap Index. All Financials except for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) are excluded.

Index Methodology

Index Facts | Index Statistics | Top 10 Holdings | Sector Breakdown | Country Breakdown | Hypothetical Growth |
Historical Performance | Calendar Year Returns

Index Facts

as of 12/31/2020

Bloomberg Index Symbol PGCCHDNT
Exchange Index Symbol PGCCHD
Index Inception Date 1/25/16
Base Index Value ($) 100
Number of Components in Index 100
Total Return Index Closing Value ($) -
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Million) 81,878.71

Index Statistics

as of 12/31/2020

Dividend Yield 5.24
Price/Earnings 16.06
Price/Estimated Earnings 12.93
Price/Book 1.66
Price/Sales 1.00
Price/Cash Flow 5.82

There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.

Top Holdings

as of 12/31/2020

Holding Weight (%)
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 2.36
BASF SE 2.13
Broadcom Inc. 2.12
BHP Group Ltd 2.12
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation 2.09
Novartis AG 2.07
SoftBank Corp. 2.06
Unilver plc 2.06
Phillip Morris International Inc. 2.05
Rio Tinto plc 2.03
Total 21.09

Sector Breakdown

as of 12/31/2020

Sector Weight (%)
Communication Services 20.06
Consumer Staples 19.26
Health Care 17.30
Materials 11.54
Industrials 9.33
Energy 7.47
Information Technology 7.23
Utilities 3.61
Real Estate 2.16
Consumer Discretionary 2.03
Total 100.00

Country Breakdown

as of 12/31/2020

Country Weight (%)
United States 31.30
United Kingdom 15.43
Japan 15.30
Australia 7.57
Germany 5.73
Hong Kong 4.88
Switzerland 4.77
France 4.45
Spain 2.75
Singapore 1.99
Other 5.83
Total 100.00

Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 (Gross of Fees)

All performance data presented for the Pacer Global Cash Cows High Dividends 100 Index before 1/25/16 is backtested.

12/31/2004 - 12/31/2020


Historical Performance and Volatility Comparison (%)

12/31/2004 - 12/31/2020

  Pacer Global Cash Cows Dividend Index FTSE Developed Large-Cap Index Top 100 Companies by Dividend Yield in the FTSE Developed Large-Cap Index
Annualized Average Return 9.03 8.02 3.85
Annualized Volatility 16.27 16.72 22.79

Minimum and Maximum Calendar Year Returns (%)

12/31/2004 - 12/31/2020

  Pacer Global Cash Cows Dividend Index FTSE Developed Large-Cap Index Top 100 Companies by Dividend Yield in the FTSE Developed Large-Cap Index
Maximum Return 38.70 (2009) 30.22 (2009) 54.85 (2009)
Minimum Return -29.74 (2008) -39.93 (2008) -56.06 (2008)

All Indexes shown are Total Return Indexes.


Source: FTSE and Bloomberg. The Pacer Global Cash Cows Dividend Index data was released on 1/25/16. Therefore, all Pacer Index data included in this document before that date is hypothetical, retrospectively calculated, and is based on criteria applied retroactively with the benefit of hindsight and knowledge of factors that may have positively affected its performance, and cannot account for all financial risk that may affect the actual performance. The actual performance may vary significantly from the retroactively calculated Index performance data contained herein. The Index data presented is gross of fees and does not include the deduction of management fees, transaction costs or expenses.

FTSE Developed Large-Cap Index is a market-capitalization weighted index representing the performance of large-cap stocks in developed markets.

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Index performance returns are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent actual fund or portfolio performance. Investing involves risks, including possible loss of principal.