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AAM Bahl & Gaynor Small/Mid Cap Income Growth ETF (NYSE:SMIG)

SMIG Description

The AAM Bahl & Gaynor Small/Mid Cap Income Growth ETF (NYSE: SMIG) seeks to invest in small and mid-capitalization companies that possess strong competitive advantages and under-appreciated capabilities seeking to compound dividends and cash flows at attractive rates over time. SMIG is a fundamental, active strategy that seeks to provide strong current and growing income combined with attractive risk-adjusted returns over a full market cycle.

The SMIG Advantage

  1. Income Generation: SMIG aims to generate meaningful current income that grows at an attractive rate over time.

  2. Downside Protection: SMIG is designed to provide favorable risk characteristics and downside protection relative to its benchmark via a focus on investing in high-quality franchises with sustainable advantages and an active approach to risk management at the portfolio level. 

  3. Total Return: SMIG seeks to provide strong total and risk-adjusted returns over a full market cycle through the active selection of opportunistic, high-quality dividend-paying equities.  

Performance (As of 12/29/2023)

 YTD1 yr3 yr5 yr10 yrSince Inception
SMIG NAV13.39%13.39%---2.08%
SMIG Share Price13.62%13.62%---2.13%
Russell 2500 Index17.42%17.42%----1.14%
Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Fund performance current to the most recent month-end may be lower or higher than the performance quoted and can be obtained by calling 800.617.0004.

Distributions

02/27/202402/28/202403/01/2024$0.04392---$0.04392
01/29/202401/30/202402/01/2024$0.04106---$0.04106
12/28/202312/29/202301/03/2024$0.06267---$0.06267
11/28/202311/29/202312/01/2023$0.04164---$0.04164
10/27/202310/30/202311/01/2023$0.04347---$0.04347
09/27/202309/28/202310/02/2023$0.04756---$0.04756
08/29/202308/30/202309/01/2023$0.04332---$0.04332
07/27/202307/28/202308/01/2023$0.03513---$0.03513
06/28/202306/29/202307/03/2023$0.03905---$0.03905
05/26/202305/30/202306/01/2023$0.03720---$0.03720
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Top Holdings (As of 03/04/2024)

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HLDG CORP CL ABAHB5367T7Industrials149,0995.44%--
HUBBELL INCHUBBBDFG6S3Industrials49,8854.72%--
BROADRIDGE FINL SOLUTIONS INC COMBRB1VP7R6Industrials91,1624.57%--
AMDOCS LTDDOX2256908Information Technology176,8803.97%--
SNAP ON INCSNA2818740Industrials57,9063.95%--
INTER PARFUMS INCIPAR2473150Consumer Staples98,3223.52%--
WATSCO INCWSO2943039Industrials36,0523.50%--
EVERCORE INCEVRB1BHXZ2Financials71,5403.28%--
PACKAGING CORP AMERPKG2504566Materials73,3903.25%--
HARTFORD FINL SVCS GROUP INC COMHIG2476193Financials138,4083.22%--
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Sector Allocation (As of 03/04/2024)

Holdings By Country (As of 03/04/2024)

United States93.58%
United Kingdom3.97%
Ireland2.49%
Cash & Other-0.05%
CRN: 2023-0906-11089 R

Please view the SMIG fact card for standardized performance. Short-term performance is not a good indication of the fund’s future performance, and an investment should not be made based solely on returns.

* Represents the Unsubsidized Yield. The 30-day SEC Yield for an Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) is a standardized yield calculation developed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that reflects the income earned by the fund's portfolio over the past 30 days, net of expenses. It is calculated by taking the fund's net investment income, including interest and dividends, and dividing it by the fund's average net assets over the previous 30 days. This yield calculation provides investors with a snapshot of the fund's income-generating potential, taking into account expenses that impact yields, such as management fees and other operating costs. It is calculated by our Fund Administrator, US Bank. The unsubsidized yield figure reflects the dividends and interest earned during the period, after the deduction of the fund’s expenses.

The fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses must be considered carefully before investing. The statutory and summary prospectus contains this and other important information about the investment company, and it may be obtained by calling 800.617.0004 or visiting www.aamlive.com. Read it carefully before investing.

Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Shares of any ETF are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and may trade at a discount or premium to NAV. Shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund and may be only be acquired or redeemed from the fund in creation units. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. There are no guarantees that a company will pay or continually increase its dividends. The Fund invests in small- and mid-capitalization companies which may be more vulnerable to adverse issuer, market, political, or economic developments than securities of large-capitalization companies. Smaller-capitalization companies generally trade in lower volumes and are subject to greater and more unpredictable price changes. ADRs (American Depository Receipts) involve risks similar to those associated with investments in foreign securities, such as changes in political or economic conditions of other countries and changes in the exchange rates of foreign currencies. Investments in REITs (real estate investment trusts) involve unique risks. REITs may be affected by changes in the value of their underlying properties or economic factors affecting the real estate industry. REITs may have limited financial resources, may trade less frequently and in limited volume, and may be more volatile than other securities.

Holdings and allocations are subject to change at any time. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents moving into and out of a business. 30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread is computed by: identifying the Fund’s national best bid and national best offer as of the end of each 10 second interval during each trading day of the last 30 calendar days; dividing the difference between each such bid and offer by the midpoint of the national best bid and national best offer; and identifying the median of those values, expressed as a percentage rounded to the nearest hundredth. The Russell 2500® Index measures the performance of the small to mid-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. It includes approximately 2500 of the smallest securities based on a combination of market cap and current index membership. The Index is completely reconstituted annually to ensure larger stocks do not distort the performance and characteristics of the true small to mid-cap opportunity set. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
Advisors Asset Management, Inc. (AAM) is an SEC-registered investment advisor and member FINRA/SIPC. AAM ETFs are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC. Quasar and AAM are not affiliated.