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HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed UCITS ETF outperforms 91% of the market 21 September, 2018

NEWS BITES - ETF

HSBC ETFS PLC HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED ETF (L:HPRO), the 74th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in the United Kingdom, has increased GBX28.25 (or 1.6%) from its last trading session of September 20, 2018 to close at GBX1,795.75. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index [MSCI UNITED KINGDOM] which rose 195.8 points (1.7%) in the day, the relative price change was -0.1%. The volume was 0.2 times the average daily trading of 6,017 units. In the ETF market of 3,883 ETFs traded today, the ETF has a 5-month relative price strength of 91 indicating it has outperforming 91% of the market. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Its MCap is GBP118.5 million (US$157.3 million).

HPROToday1 Day agoWeek agoMonth ago
Price, GBX1,795.751,782.751,791.51,831.25
MSCI UNITED KINGDOM11,794.3211,598.5711,491.311,868.57

THE PAST QUARTER

HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed UCITS ETF increases 2% in past quarter

HSBC ETFS PLC HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED ETF (L:HPRO), has increased GBX32.75 (or 1.9%) in the past quarter to close at GBX1,795.75 today. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index which rose 58.5 points (or 0.5%) in the past quarter, this represented a relative price increase of 1.4%.

SECTION 1

HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED UCITS ETF BULLISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

+ The 3.1% discount to 12-month high of GBX1,853.50 against the 16.3% premium to 12-month low of GBX1,543.75 suggests the ETF continues to push for new highs.

+ In the last three months the ETF has hit a new 52-week high nine times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed UCITS ETF is GBP1,313, including a capital gain of GBP312 and dividend reinvested of 22 GBP.

+ 3 years Multiplier in GBP = 1.313x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in GBP = 9.4%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 3 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed UCITS ETF is $US1,118, including a capital gain of $US118 and dividend reinvested of 19c.

+ 3 years ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.5577

+ 3 years Multiplier in USD = 1.118x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 3.8%

1.2 Oversold/Bullish/Support Signals:

+ The Stochastic indicator of 10.1 has pierced the oversold line of 20; this indicates the price is close to its 14-day low and is likely to revert to an uptrend.

1.3 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Volatility %0.01In Top 1%
Price Change %1.6In Top Quartile
Price/MAP2001.05In Top Quartile

SECTION 2

HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED UCITS ETF BEARISH SIGNALS

Technicals:

+ The price decreased 1.9% in the last month.

SECTION 3

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

3.1 Technicals:

+ Volume: the volume was 0.2 times the average daily trading of 6,017 units.

+ The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed UCITS ETF is GBP1,049, for a capital gain of GBP49.

A comparison with Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] and Morgan Stanley Capital International United Kingdom Index [MSCI UNITED KINGDOM] is shown below:

PV10001-week1-month1-year
HPRO.L1,0029811,049
MSCI World1,0151,0081,105
MSCI UNITED KINGDOM1,0261,0001,071

3.2 The Best 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]

Mon-FriChange %MSCI UNITED KINGDOM Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Aug 13-171.5-1.22.70.5
Jul 30-Aug 031.2-0.51.60.4
Jun 18-220.70.700.2

3.3 The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]

Mon-FriChange %MSCI UNITED KINGDOM Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Sep 03-07-1.2-20.80.7
Aug 20-24-0.90.3-1.10.8
Sep 10-14-0.50.4-0.90.4

3.4 Trailing 3 months

TurnoverUS$5.5 million
Volume231,315
Volume Index (1 is avg)0.6

3.5 Trailing Price Change %

3-Year price change for HPRO was 31.2%. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] which rose 34.9% in the 3 years, the relative price change was -3.7%.

Price Change %QuarterYear3 Years
HPRO1.94.931.2
MSCI World4.510.134.9

3.6 MCap: 3-Year Perspective

In the past 3 years Market Capitalization has increased by GBP2.6 billion from GBX9 billion to GBX11.7 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 3 years ago, there has been no decline in MCap over the last 3 years.

Close PriceMCap (GBP B)MCap (US$ M)
LastGBX1,767.5011.7153.4
1 Year agoGBX1,718.5011.315,297.1
2 Years agoGBX1,776.7111.7152.4
3 Years agoGBX1,368.289140.1

3.7 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 31 Aug)

In the past 5 years, HPRO has jumped 44.8% from 1,258.35 to 1,821.75, an average annual compound rise of 7.7%.

201820172016201520142013
Close1,821.751,794.51,815.71,385.021,357.91,258.35
% Price Change0.43.323.85.6-1-27.8
Avg Daily Volume7,23641,52034,21119,4874,0694,215
VWP1,715.261,818.171,479.921,493.591,275.631,455.07
Turnover Period3 yrs 11 mo7 mo11 mo1 yr 5 mo1 yr 3 mo11 mo
Price Range1,543.75 - 1,853.51,666.36 - 1,859.241,328.28 - 1,885.691,297.42 - 1,634.921,192.38 - 1,367.41,189.38 - 1,986.97

3.8 Beta:

+ Beta: the Beta is 0.7. A Beta lower than 1 suggests this is a low risk, low return ETF with volatility less than that of the market.

SECTION 4

RANKING

4.1 Global Rank out of 5,391 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,029, ranking it 2357 out of 5,391 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 75.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)192.3M1428Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)751322Top
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,0292357Second

* 1 year ago GBP 1 equalled USD 1.35

Sep 21, 2018: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3268

4.2 Rank in the Total United Kingdom ETF Market [out of 534 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Rel Strength 6 Mon (GBP)8768
PV1000-1Year (GBP)1,049150

SECTION 5

PROFILE

5.1 Description

HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED UCITS ETF is an open-end, UCITS compliant, Exchange Traded Fund incorporated in Ireland. The aim is to replicate the performance of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index whilst minimising the tracking error. The Index is a market-capitalisation weighted index designed to measure the performance of largest real estate companies.

5.2 SNAPSHOT

HSBC ETFS PLC HSBC FTSE EPRA/NAREIT DEVELOPED ETF (L:HPRO)

ISIN: IE00B5L01S80

Inception DateJune 22, 2011
Expense Ratio0.4% of average net assets
CategoryReal Estate-Equity
Asset ClassEquity ETF

5.3 ETF Summary

LastGBX1,767.50
Volume2,690
Volume Index (1 is avg)0.4
Market CapGBP116.7 million [US$153.4 million]
Day's Range1,765.00 - 1,767.50
52-Week Range1,543.75 - 1,853.50
Units Outstanding6,600,000
Relative Strength (3 mo)48

5.4 Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.4% of total assets

SECTION 6

TOP HOLDINGS

6.1 Top Holdings (September 21, 2018)

HoldingsWeight (%)
Simon Property Group Inc3.8
Prologis Inc2.9
Public Storage2.1
WFD Unibail Rodamco NV1.9
AvalonBay Communities Inc1.7
Vonovia SE1.7
Digital Realty Trust Inc1.7
Welltower Inc1.7
Equity Residential1.6
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd1.4

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