UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped - BZQ UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped

ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to two times the inverse (-2x) of the daily performance of the MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index®.

Because the value of the index is not computed as of the close of the U.S. securities markets due to differences in trading hours between U.S. and foreign markets, correlation to the index will be measured by comparing the daily change in the fund's net asset value per share to the performance of one or more U.S. exchange traded securities or instruments that reflect the values of the securities underlying the index as of the close of the U.S. securities markets.

This short ProShares ETF seeks a return that is -2x the return of its underlying benchmark (target) for a single day, as measured from one NAV calculation to the next. Due to the compounding of daily returns, ProShares' returns over periods other than one day will likely differ in amount and possibly direction from the target return for the same period. These effects may be more pronounced in funds with larger or inverse multiples and in funds with volatile benchmarks. Investors should monitor their holdings as frequently as daily. For more on risks, please read the prospectus.

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Index/Benchmark Summary

The MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index® is a free-float-adjusted, market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of the Brazilian market. The Index is divided into large- and mid-cap segments and targets approximately 85% of free-float-adjusted market capitalization of the region.

Fundamentals as of 9/28/18

Total Number of Companies 54
Price/Earnings Ratio 16.84
Price/Book Ratio 1.79
Dividend Yield *(%) 3.70
Average Index Market Capitalization $11.28 billion

* Derivative contracts are priced to reflect the underlying index yield and will not generate dividend income. Because ProShares invest in derivatives, they will not have dividend distributions that reflect those of their applicable indexes.

Index Holdings Information as of 9/28/18

Top 10 Index Companies Weight
Vale SA-On 14.11%
Itau Unibanco Holding SA-PN 10.54%
Banco Bradesco-PN 6.97%
Petrobras SA-PN 5.41%
Petrobras SA-ON 4.58%
Ambev SA-ON 4.24%
B3 (Brasil Bolsa Balcao) SA 4.03%
Itausa-PN 2.96%
Banco Brasil SA-ON 2.13%
Lojas Renner-ON 1.91%

ProShares may invest in financial instruments (including derivatives) that, in combination, should have similar daily price return characteristics to the fund's benchmark.

Index Holdings as of 9/28/18

Index Sector Weightings § Weight
Financials 33.05%
Materials 22.19%
Energy 11.71%
Consumer Staples 10.65%
Industrials 6.12%
Consumer Discretionary 5.58%
Utilities 4.43%
Communication Services 2.45%
Real Estate 1.33%
Information Technology 1.28%
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§ Sum of weightings may not equal 100% due to rounding.