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The Leaders ETF Series


Pacer US Export Leaders ETF

A strategy driven exchange traded fund that aims to capture global market growth by screening the S&P 900 for the top 100 large and mid capitalization US companies with a high percentage of foreign sales and high free cash flow growth.

Pacer Leaders Index Strategy

  • High foreign sales indicates a company is competitive in the global marketplace and has positioned itself to capture the benefits of global growth.
  • Free cash flow is a company’s cash flow from operations minus its capital expenditures. It is the cash remaining after a company has paid expenses, interest, taxes, and long-term investments. It can be used to buy back stock, pay dividends, or participate in mergers and acquisitions.
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Companies in the Pacer US Export Leaders Index generate more than 50% of their revenue outside the U.S.

as of 6/30/2020

Pacer US Export Leaders Index
S&P 900 Index

1. US Quality
The strategy targets U.S. companies with healthy balance sheets, capital and strong brand recognition.

2. Global Reach
The strategy offers exposure to companies with a high percentage of foreign trade and strong presence in the global emerging marketplace.

3. Long-Term Growth
Long-term free cash flow growth indicates a company is producing more cash than it needs to run its business and can invest in growth opportunities.


The S&P 900 Index is made up of the S&P 500 and S&P MidCap 400 Indexes.
Source(s): FactSet

Pacer US Export Leaders Strategy Overview

An objective rules-based methodology that uses a quality and a value screen to select top companies in the index universe..
All data as of June 2020 quarterly rebalance.

Top 100 companies with the highest foreign sales as a percentage of total sales and highest change in free cash flow growth over the past 5 years..

  • Equal Weighted at time of rebalance
  • Reconstituted and rebalanced quarterly

Source: FactSet
(1)The individual components of the index are weighted by their total market capitalization. Market capitalization is determined by multiplying each company’s market price by their total outstanding shares. Companies are ranked in descending order based on their market cap in dollars.
(2)Made up of the S&P 500® and S&P MidCap 400® Indexes
(3)The 5-year free cash flow growth is determined by measuring the change between each company’s most recent trailing 12 month free cash flow per share versus their trailing 12 month free cash flow per share 5 years ago.


as of 6/30/2020

  Since Fund Inception (7/23/18) YTD 1 Month 3 Month 1 Year
Pacer US Export Leaders ETF NAV 5.71 -4.84 2.17 26.73 8.34
Pacer US Export Leaders ETF Market Price 5.57 -4.90 2.17 26.86 8.22
Pacer US Export Leaders Index 6.00 -4.75 2.21 26.90 8.61
S&P 900 Index 6.63 -3.70 1.95 20.74 6.56

Monthly Performance

Source: US Bank.

Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so shares may be worth more or less when redeemed or sold. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Visit www.paceretfs.com for the most recent month-end performance. Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance does not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. You cannot invest directly in an index.

Top 10 Holdings (%)

as of 3/31/18

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Daily Holdings

Ticker Holding Weight

Sector Breakdown (%)

as of 6/30/2020

Sector Weight
Information Technology 40.86
Industrials 16.88
Health Care 15.26
Materials 11.20
Consumer Discretionary 7.81
Communication Services 3.02
Consumer Staples 1.98
Energy 1.95
Real Estate 1.04

Index Characteristics

as of 6/30/2020

  Pacer US Export Leaders Index S&P 900 Index
Weighted Average Market Cap ($mil) 71,850.20 365,989.90
Dividend Yield (%) 1.22 1.92
Free Cash Flow Yield (%) 4.40 3.52
P/E Ratio 25.63 22.88

Weighted average market cap is the sum of each company’s weight multiplied by its market cap.
The S&P 500® Index is a popular gauge of large-cap U.S. equities and includes 500 leading companies, capturing approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalization.
The S&P MidCap 400® Index is a benchmark for mid-sized companies, measuring the performance of mid-sized companies and reflecting the risk and return characteristics of this market segment.
P/E ratio a fundamental measure commonly used to determine if an investment is valued appropriately. Each holding’s P/E is the latest closing price divided by the latest fiscal year’s earnings per share. Negative P/E ratios are excluded from this calculation.
Dividend yield is the weighted average of each underlying holdings’ dividend yield. There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.

The Pacer US Export Leaders Index was released on 11/7/17.

Pacer US Export Leaders Index (the “Index”) is the property of Index Design Group, LLC which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) to calculate and maintain the Index.  The Index is not sponsored by S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates or its third party licensors (collectively, “S&P Dow Jones Indices”).  S&P Dow Jones Indices will not be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.  “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices” and the related stylized mark(s) are service marks of S&P Dow Jones Indices and have been licensed for use by Index Design Group, LLC.  S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”), and Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”).


Ex-Date Total Distribution Ordinary Income* Short Term Capital Gains Long Term Capital Gains Return of Capital
9/21/2020 $0.0472952 $0.0472952 $0 $0 $0
6/22/2020 $0.03571240 $0.03571240 $0 $0 $0
3/23/2020 $0.03475680 $0.03475680 $0 $0 $0
12/24/2019 $0.03866000 $0.03866000 $0 $0 $0
9/24/2019 $0.04635660 $0.04635660 $0 $0 $0
6/25/2019 $0.03601720 $0.03601720 $0 $0 $0
3/26/2019 $0.01935640 $0.01935640 $0 $0 $0
12/24/2018 $0.03779000 $0.03779000 $0 $0 $0
9/25/2018 $0.02224850 $0.02224850 $0 $0 $0

2020 Distribution Schedule

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.
*Ordinary income is composed mainly of wages, salaries, commissions and interest income from bonds, and it is taxable using ordinary income rates.


As of Oct 29, 2020

From Jan 2, 2020 to Oct 29, 2020
Days traded at premium 10
Days traded at discount 197
As of Date Discount Premium
01/02/2020 -0.25
01/03/2020 -0.12
01/06/2020 -0.2
01/07/2020 -0.14
01/08/2020 -0.16
01/09/2020 -0.19
01/10/2020 -0.16
01/13/2020 -0.27
01/14/2020 -0.21
01/15/2020 -0.21
01/16/2020 -0.24
01/17/2020 -0.16
01/21/2020 -0.14
01/22/2020 -0.12
01/23/2020 -0.1
01/24/2020 -0.15
01/27/2020 -0.09
01/28/2020 -0.03
01/29/2020 -0.06
01/30/2020 -0.16
01/31/2020 -0.16

PEXL Premium/Discount Q4 2020

From Oct 1, 2020 to Oct 29, 2020
Days traded at premium 0
Days traded at discount 21
As of Date Discount Premium
10/01/2020 -0.34
10/02/2020 -0.16
10/05/2020 -0.31
10/06/2020 -0.18
10/07/2020 -0.13
10/08/2020 -0.3
10/09/2020 -0.3
10/12/2020 -0.23
10/13/2020 -0.17
10/14/2020 -0.15
10/15/2020 -0.09
10/16/2020 -0.2
10/19/2020 -0.32
10/20/2020 -0.15
10/21/2020 -0.11
10/22/2020 -0.28
10/23/2020 -0.31
10/26/2020 -0.38
10/27/2020 -0.21
10/28/2020 -0.19
10/29/2020 -0.01


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