HERO


Video Games & Esports ETF

Reasons to Consider HERO

High Growth Potential

The global video game market was estimated to be $184bn in 2023, with forecasts suggesting it could grow to over $205bn by 2026.1

Innovative Technologies

Mixed reality headsets are likely the next major innovation in consumer technology, allowing users to participate in immersive experiences. 

Shifting Paradigms

Software and mobile games are expected to supplant hardware and consoles as the gaming industry’s main growth drivers.

1New Zoo, Jan 2024

Key Information As of 03/01/24

Inception Date 10/25/19
Total Expense Ratio 0.50%
Net Assets $130.37 million
NAV $20.56

ETF Summary

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) seeks to invest in companies that develop or publish video games, facilitate the streaming and distribution of video gaming or esports content, own and operate within competitive esports leagues, or produce hardware used in video games and esports, including augmented and virtual reality.

ETF Objective

The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Video Games & Esports Index.

Trading Details As of 03/01/24

Ticker HERO
B3 Trading Code
Bloomberg Index Ticker SOLHERO
CUSIP 37954Y392
ISIN US37954Y3927
Primary Exchange Nasdaq
Shares Outstanding 6,340,000
Number of Holdings 41
30-Day Median Bid-Ask Spread 0.58%

Distributions As of 03/01/24

30-Day SEC Yield 0.78%
Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

ETF Prices As of 03/01/24

NAV $20.56 Daily Change $0.30 1.48%
Market Price $20.52 Daily Change $0.37 1.84%

Performance History

Cumulative Returns (as of 02/29/24)
1 Month 6 Months YTD 12 Months 24 Months Since Inception Inception Date
Return HERO 2.43% 3.02% 0.00% 7.75% -19.53% 38.75% 10/25/19
Returns (as of 02/29/24)
Return HERO Return Index
Since Inception 38.75% 41.51%
12 Months 1.46% 1.76%
24 Months -17.61% -17.03%
Last 60 Trading Days 1.53% 1.71%
Last 75 Trading Days 3.49% 3.73%
Monthly Returns (through 02/29/24)
Return HERO Return Index
Mar 2024 0.00% 0.00%
Feb 2024 2.43% 2.46%
Jan 2024 -2.38% -2.31%
Dec 2023 2.26% 2.32%
Nov 2023 10.65% 10.77%
Oct 2023 -3.38% -3.41%
Sep 2023 -5.75% -5.75%
Aug 2023 -7.82% -7.85%
Jul 2023 5.20% 5.27%
Jun 2023 4.96% 4.98%
May 2023 -2.32% -2.34%
Apr 2023 -0.94% -0.93%
Mar 2023 7.25% 7.33%
Feb 2023 -6.83% -6.81%
Jan 2023 8.36% 8.41%
Dec 2022 -1.02% -1.02%
Nov 2022 8.15% 8.17%
Oct 2022 -1.68% -1.63%
Sep 2022 -14.46% -14.43%
Aug 2022 -4.75% -4.73%
Jul 2022 4.55% 4.59%
Jun 2022 -8.64% -8.61%
May 2022 4.55% 4.55%
Apr 2022 -12.42% -12.38%
Mar 2022 -2.33% -2.30%

Total returns take into account management, administration and fees and other costs automatically deducted from the fund's assets. Before investing, you may read the prospectus in the “FEES AND EXPENSES” section for more details.

NAV & Index Chart

Top Holdings As of 03/01/24

Net Assets (%) Ticker Name Country SEDOL Market Price ($) Shares Held Market Value ($)
6.95 NTES NETEASE INC-ADR United States 2606440 110.49 82,018 9,062,168.82
6.30 APP APPLOVIN CORP-CLASS A United States BMV3LG4 62.26 131,978 8,216,950.28
5.94 RBLX ROBLOX CORP -CLASS A United States BMWBC20 41.32 187,378 7,742,458.96
5.88 7974 JP NINTENDO CO LTD Japan 6639550 56.51 135,647 7,665,806.15
5.73 EA ELECTRONIC ARTS INC United States 2310194 140.79 53,048 7,468,627.92
5.21 TTWO TAKE-TWO INTERAC United States 2122117 150.34 45,195 6,794,616.30
5.14 259960 KS KRAFTON INC Republic Of Korea BMBP900 170.47 39,327 6,704,137.13
4.95 9766 JP KONAMI GROUP CORPORATION Japan 6496681 68.31 94,480 6,453,904.41
4.87 U UNITY SOFTWARE INC United States BLFDXH8 28.91 219,745 6,352,827.95
4.69 9697 JP CAPCOM CO LTD Japan 6173694 40.30 151,696 6,113,310.91
4.62 9684 JP SQUARE ENIX HD Japan 6309262 42.52 141,747 6,026,785.02
4.41 3293 TT INTL GAMES Taipei 6744807 27.77 207,100 5,750,958.31
4.28 3659 JP NEXON CO LTD Japan B63QM77 17.01 328,268 5,582,469.30
3.48 BILI BILIBILI INC-ADR United States BFNLRN6 10.05 451,103 4,533,585.15
3.22 036570 KS NCSOFT CORP Republic Of Korea 6264189 145.69 28,841 4,201,827.88
2.52 CDR PW CD PROJEKT SA Poland 7302215 27.70 118,681 3,286,972.37
2.42 UBI FP UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT United States B1L3CS6 22.61 139,468 3,153,893.92
2.00 KWS LN KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC United Kingdom BBQ3850 18.58 140,540 2,610,562.07
1.98 3635 JP KOEI TECMO HOLDI Japan B60DR09 12.16 211,881 2,575,739.05
1.97 EMBRACB SS EMBRACER GROUP AB Sweden BMDTR73 1.93 1,335,593 2,571,854.22
1.41 251270 KS NETMARBLE CORP Republic Of Korea BF2S426 46.34 39,565 1,833,253.60
1.02 2432 JP DENA CO LTD Japan B05L364 9.96 132,909 1,323,556.74
0.92 MTGB SS MODERN TIMES GROUP-B SHS Sweden BN90DN5 7.20 166,829 1,200,807.83
0.92 112040 KS WEMADE CO LTD Republic Of Korea B4Y8TB1 34.96 34,133 1,193,219.55
0.91 293490 KS KAKAO GAMES CORP Republic Of Korea BMGYMB4 17.61 67,116 1,181,939.17
0.90 263750 KS PEARL ABYSS CORP Republic Of Korea BYX56S9 22.79 51,407 1,171,675.02
0.87 3765 JP GUNGHO ONLINE EN Japan B064D84 14.46 78,485 1,134,993.74
0.79 CRSR CORSAIR GAMING INC United States BMGWSJ8 13.05 78,874 1,029,305.70
0.76 5478 TT SOFT-WORLD INTL CORP Taipei 6343691 4.27 233,000 994,844.71
0.70 PLTK PLAYTIKA HOLDING CORP United States BNRQKQ7 7.56 120,317 909,596.52
0.67 2400 HK XD INC Hong Kong BKF2W48 1.83 480,300 878,515.26
0.61 SF SS STILLFRONT GROUP AB Sweden BMCFL47 0.96 828,027 796,111.89
0.46 HUYA HUYA INC-ADR United States BF4NQP6 3.75 158,129 592,983.75
0.35 6180 TT GAMANIA DIGITAL Taipei 6432049 2.23 203,200 453,726.36
0.34 078340 KS COM2US CORP Republic Of Korea B232R27 31.99 13,662 437,069.09
0.33 194480 KS DEVSISTERS CO LTD Republic Of Korea BQXWPJ8 31.17 13,914 433,636.98
0.31 1119 HK IDREAMSKY TECHNO Hong Kong BHJW726 0.24 1,647,600 401,956.32
0.30 225570 KS NEXON GAMES CO LTD Republic Of Korea BYVY9N4 10.45 37,516 392,176.87
0.29 063080 KS COM2US HOLDINGS CORP Republic Of Korea B4YLXJ6 26.96 14,222 383,425.80
0.28 095660 KS NEOWIZ Republic Of Korea B1WGT83 16.60 21,750 360,975.52
0.27 101730 KS WEMADE MAX CO LTD Republic Of Korea B4RKGP7 8.88 39,031 346,460.21
0.04 OTHER PAYABLE & RECEIVABLES United States 1.00 47,037 47,037.44
0.03 CASH United States 1.00 44,141 44,140.64
0.01 POLISH ZLOTY United States 0.25 61,023 15,315.56
0.00 KOREAN WON United States 0.00 2 0.00
-0.04 TAIWAN DOLLAR United States 0.03 -1,677,721 -53,062.21
Holdings are subject to change. "Cash" denotes U.S. dollars.

Sector Breakdown As of 01/31/24

Sector Weight (%)
Communication Services 84.8
Information Technology 14.8
Consumer Discretionary 0.4

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

Country Breakdown As of 01/31/24

Country Weight (%)
United States 28.8
Japan 28.6
South Korea 15.1
China 10.6
Taiwan 5.6
Sweden 3.6
Poland 2.4
France 2.4
Ireland 2.3
Israel 0.7

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Characteristics As of 02/29/24

Return on Equity 11.80%
Weighted Avg. Market Cap 19,465 M
2023 2024
Price-to-earnings 31.49 20.46
Price-to-book value 2.54 2.31

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

ETF Risk Stats As of 01/31/24

Versus Beta
S&P 500 0.95
MSCI EAFE 1.02
MSCI Emg. Mkts 1.02
Standard Deviation 20.70%

Source: AltaVista Research, LLC

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