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The Pacer Custom ETF Series


Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF

An exchange traded fund (ETF) that seeks to track the LifeSci BioThreat Strategy Index to invest in U.S. listed companies whose products or services help to protect against, endure or recover from biological threats to human health.

Pacer BioThreat Strategy

The Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF (VIRS) seeks to gain exposure to U.S. companies that, in their normal operations, provide their goods and services to the market through accomplishing one or more of the seven index themes.

Index Breakdown:

  1. Research of current and future pandemics.
  2. Combat agents of biological warfare.
  3. Detect the presence of biological threats.
  4. Secure national borders and ports and strengthen homeland security.
  5. Aid in stockpiling of products needed in times of natural disasters and disease outbreaks.
  6. Improve food and water safety and purity.
  7. Enable technology to benefit work and stay at home mandates.


Performance (%)

as of 5/31/2020

  Since Fund Inception (6/24/20) YTD 1 Month 3 Month 1 Year
Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF NAV N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF Market Price N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
LifeSci BioThreat Strategy Index N/A N/A 6.00 N/A N/A
S&P 500 Index N/A -4.97 4.76 3.59 12.84

Monthly Performance

This is a new Fund and therefore has limited performance to report. Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Returns less than 1 year are cumulative. Returns greater than 1 year are annualized. 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 9/30/19

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Daily Holdings

Ticker Holding Weight

Sector Breakdown (%)

as of 5/31/2020

Sector Weight
Health Care 49.56
Consumer Staples 13.02
Consumer Discretionary 14.83
Information Technology 10.12
Communication Services 5.59
Industrials 4.35
Materials 2.52

Weighted average market cap is the sum of each company’s weight multiplied by its market cap.
Dividend yield is calculated using annual dividends per share divided by share price. There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.
P/E ratio is 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.

Index Characteristics

as of 5/31/2020

  BioShares BioThreat Index
Weighted Average Market Cap ($mil) 205,651.61
Dividend Yield (%) 1.55
Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio 29.12


As of Jul 10, 2020

As of Date Discount Premium
06/25/2020 -0.03
06/26/2020 0.01
06/29/2020 -0.15
06/30/2020 0.25

VIRS Premium/Discount Q3 2020

As of Date Discount Premium
07/01/2020 0.2
07/02/2020 -0.04
07/06/2020 -0.09
07/07/2020 0.08
07/08/2020 -0.09
07/09/2020 0.06
07/10/2020 0.1


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  • Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF Factsheet

    Pacer BioThreat Strategy ETF Factsheet

    as of 5/31/20

    Category: Pacer Custom Series, VIRS


  • BioThreat’s Lasting Effects

    BioThreat’s Lasting Effects

    as of 5/31/20

    Category: Pacer Custom Series, VIRS


  • Combatting Pandemics and the Companies Leading the Fight: July 9, 2020

    Combatting Pandemics and the Companies Leading the Fight: July 9, 2020

    Category: Pacer Custom Series, VIRS

    Institutional Presentation Videos

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