O’Leary’s O’Shares Introduces An ‘Internet Giants’ ETF
Todd Shriber, ETF Professor , Benzinga Staff Writer
June 06, 2018 9:36am
O’Shares ETF Investments, the exchange traded funds issuer founded by entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary, on Tuesday introduced the O’Shares Global Internet Giants ETF OGIG
The O’Shares Global Internet Giants ETF one five ETFs O’Shares recently filed plans for and could introduce in the weeks ahead.
The new Internet Giants ETF tracks the cap-weighted O’Shares Global Internet Giants Index. While that index weights components by market value, O’Shares employs the growth and quality factors.
OGIG “is a rules-based ETF designed to provide investors with the means to invest in some of the largest global companies that derive most of their revenue from the Internet and e-commerce sectors that exhibit quality and growth potential,” according to O’Shares.
Why It’s Important
As an Internet ETF, essentially all of OGIG’s 52 member firms hail from the technology and consumer discretionary sectors. The new ETF’s holdings have a combined market value of $4.45 trillion. OGIG features exposure to seven countries with the U.S. and China combining for about 86 percent of the rookie ETF’s geographic exposure.
The fund’s top 10 holdings contain an array of familiar Internet behemoth, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Amazon.com, Inc., Facebook Inc., Netflix, Inc. and China’s JD.com Inc. Those stocks combine for about a quarter of OGIG’s weight.
OGIG could benefit from good timing. On Tuesday — the day the new ETF launched — three of its established rivals in the Internet ETF space hit all-time highs.
OGIG charges 0.48 percent per year, or $48 on a $10,000 investment. That makes the new O’Shares ETF five basis points less expensive than the largest Internet ETF listed in the U.S.
OGIG Fund Page | OGIG Holdings
|Name (As of 12/05/2019)||Country||Sector||Fund Weight|
|Alibaba Group Holding Ltd||CN||Consumer Discretionary||6.61%|
|Alphabet Inc||US||Communication Services||6.33%|
|Facebook Inc||US||Communication Services||6.08%|
|Amazon.com Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||5.56%|
|Microsoft Corp||US||Information Technology||4.80%|
|Tencent Holdings Ltd||CN||Communication Services||4.32%|
|Meituan Dianping||CN||Consumer Discretionary||2.29%|
|Netflix Inc||US||Communication Services||2.27%|
|salesforce.com Inc||US||Information Technology||2.21%|
|Shopify Inc||CA||Information Technology||1.80%|
|Zillow Group Inc||US||Communication Services||1.77%|
|Adobe Inc||US||Information Technology||1.76%|
|ServiceNow Inc||US||Information Technology||1.74%|
|MercadoLibre Inc||AR||Consumer Discretionary||1.73%|
|Bilibili Inc||CN||Communication Services||1.56%|
|Delivery Hero SE||DE||Consumer Discretionary||1.55%|
|Takeaway.com NV||NL||Consumer Discretionary||1.47%|
|Xero Ltd||NZ||Information Technology||1.47%|
|Smartsheet Inc||US||Information Technology||1.43%|
|Snap Inc||US||Communication Services||1.41%|
|Coupa Software Inc||US||Information Technology||1.40%|
|Okta Inc||US||Information Technology||1.39%|
|Zoom Video Communications Inc||US||Information Technology||1.38%|
|Trade Desk Inc/The||US||Information Technology||1.36%|
|Atlassian Corp PLC||GB||Information Technology||1.35%|
|MongoDB Inc||US||Information Technology||1.34%|
|Zscaler Inc||US||Information Technology||1.29%|
|Anaplan Inc||US||Information Technology||1.28%|
|Twilio Inc||US||Information Technology||1.25%|
|Tencent Music Entertainment Gr||CN||Communication Services||1.24%|
|DocuSign Inc||US||Information Technology||1.24%|
|RingCentral Inc||US||Information Technology||1.21%|
|Zendesk Inc||US||Information Technology||1.21%|
|Splunk Inc||US||Information Technology||1.16%|
|Spotify Technology SA||SE||Communication Services||1.15%|
|Zynga Inc||US||Communication Services||1.13%|
|YY Inc||CN||Communication Services||1.03%|
|Workday Inc||US||Information Technology||1.01%|
|Avalara Inc||US||Information Technology||0.99%|
|Just Eat PLC||GB||Consumer Discretionary||0.96%|
|Pinterest Inc||US||Communication Services||0.91%|
|Elastic NV||US||Information Technology||0.91%|
|Wix.com Ltd||IL||Information Technology||0.90%|
|Palo Alto Networks Inc||US||Information Technology||0.90%|
|HubSpot Inc||US||Information Technology||0.84%|
|JD.com Inc||CN||Consumer Discretionary||0.78%|
|Match Group Inc||US||Communication Services||0.72%|
|Etsy Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.71%|
|Wayfair Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.70%|
|Proofpoint Inc||US||Information Technology||0.70%|
|Trip.com Group Ltd||CN||Consumer Discretionary||0.68%|
|Momo Inc||CN||Communication Services||0.65%|
|Fortinet Inc||US||Information Technology||0.64%|
|Grubhub Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.61%|
|Zalando SE||DE||Consumer Discretionary||0.60%|
|NetEase Inc||CN||Communication Services||0.53%|
|Intuit Inc||US||Information Technology||0.51%|
|Twitter Inc||US||Communication Services||0.47%|
|VMware Inc||US||Information Technology||0.47%|
|Rakuten Inc||JP||Consumer Discretionary||0.47%|
|Temenos AG||CH||Information Technology||0.47%|
|Booking Holdings Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.46%|
|Baidu Inc||CN||Communication Services||0.39%|
|Z Holdings Corp||JP||Communication Services||0.38%|
|Autohome Inc||CN||Communication Services||0.35%|
|Expedia Group Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.28%|
|Electronic Arts Inc||US||Communication Services||0.25%|
|VeriSign Inc||US||Information Technology||0.24%|
|eBay Inc||US||Consumer Discretionary||0.20%|
|Activision Blizzard Inc||US||Communication Services||0.16%|
|HONG KONG DOLLAR||Cash||0.00%|
|SOUTH KOREA WON||Cash||0.00%|
|NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR||Cash||0.00%|
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