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Pacer US Cash Cows 100 Index


A strategy driven index that aims to provide capital appreciation over time by screening the Russell 1000 for the top 100 companies based on free cash flow yield.

Index Methodology

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

Index Facts

as of 12/31/2020

Bloomberg Index Symbol COWZTR
Index Inception Date 12/8/16
Base Index Value ($) 1,116.44
Number of Components in Index 100
Total Return Index Closing Value ($) -
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Million) 39,052.01

Index Statistics

as of 12/31/2020

Dividend Yield 2.20
Price/Earnings 14.45
Price/Estimated Earnings 11.77
Price/Book 2.32
Price/Sales 0.60
Price/Cash Flow 7.15

There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.

Top Holdings

as of 12/31/2020

Holding Weight (%)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2.29
Lowe's Companies, Inc. 2.13
Discovery, Inc. Class A 2.10
Albertsons Companies, Inc. Class A 2.08
HCA Healthcare Inc. 2.08
Kroger Co. 2.07
Lennar Corporation Class A 2.05
Target Corporation 2.01
ViacomCBS Inc. Class B 2.01
Cisco Systems, Inc. 2.01
Total 20.83

Sector Breakdown

as of 12/31/2020

Sector Weight (%)
Consumer Discretionary 25.13
Health Care 19.44
Information Technology 17.23
Consumer Staples 10.49
Communication Services 9.31
Industrials 8.31
Materials 5.79
Utilities 2.51
Real Estate 1.78
Total 100.00

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

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

12/31/1991 - 12/31/2020


Historical Performance and Volatility Comparison (%)

12/31/1991 - 12/31/2020

  Pacer US Cash Cows 100 Index Russell 1000 Index Russell 1000 Value Index
Annualized Average Return 16.01 10.26 9.75
Annualized Volatility 19.43 18.44 18.42

Minimum and Maximum Calendar Year Returns (%)

12/31/1991 - 12/31/2019

  Pacer US Cash Cows 100 Index Russell 1000 Index Russell 1000 Value Index
Maximum Return 72.96 (2009) 37.77 (1995) 38.36 (1995)
Minimum Return -37.31 (2008) -37.60 (2008) -36.85 (2008)

All Indexes shown are Total Return Indexes.


Source: FTSE and Bloomberg. The Pacer US Cash Cows 100 Index data was released on 12/8/16. 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.

Russell 1000 Index is a market-capitalization weighted index representing the top 1000 large-cap stocks in the Russell 3000 Index.

The Indexes and services offered by Index Design Group, LLC. are not guaranteed as far as return and/or principal and investors may, in fact, lose money. Investment professionals should review the appropriateness and suitability of any investment to ensure it meets the risk parameters of the client. This document is neither a solicitation or an offer to buy any interest in any of our offerings. Certain investments may be purchased only by qualified individuals or institutions.

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.