CLIX

Long Online/Short Stores ETF

Why Invest in CLIX?

  • E-commerce sales are growing at a rapid pace and undermining in-store retail as consumer habits change and shoppers move online. It's predicted that, by the end of 2020, online retail may account for about 16% of global retail sales, leaving tremendous room for growth.

  • Physical retailers are under immense pressure. In general, profit margins and Return on Assets have been declining for years, currently approaching the lows of the Great Recession. Over 80 major retailers have declared bankruptcy since 2015 and longstanding names like The Gap and Macy’s are struggling to remain viable.

  • The ProShares Long Online/Short Stores Index combines a 100% long position in retailers that primarily sell online or through other non-store channels with a 50% short position in those that rely principally on revenue from physical stores. A potential advantage is that the long and short positions may offset one another, resulting in a lower net exposure to the direction of the market.

Why Invest in CLIX?

  • E-commerce sales are growing at a rapid pace and undermining in-store retail as consumer habits change and shoppers move online. It's predicted that, by the end of 2020, online retail may account for about 16% of global retail sales, leaving tremendous room for growth.

  • Physical retailers are under immense pressure. In general, profit margins and Return on Assets have been declining for years, currently approaching the lows of the Great Recession. Over 80 major retailers have declared bankruptcy since 2015 and longstanding names like The Gap and Macy’s are struggling to remain viable.

  • The ProShares Long Online/Short Stores Index combines a 100% long position in retailers that primarily sell online or through other non-store channels with a 50% short position in those that rely principally on revenue from physical stores. A potential advantage is that the long and short positions may offset one another, resulting in a lower net exposure to the direction of the market.

Performance

Growth of $10,000

Chart data from Thomson Reuters. Chart is updated nightly to reflect the more recent of the previous day's market closing price or the closing price on the day the fund was last traded. Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Total Return

Fund + Index 1m 3m 6m YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y Since Inception Inception Date
CLIX Market Price -17.24% -25.18% -43.73% -29.64% -53.68% -9.11% -- -- -0.25% 11/14/2017
CLIX NAV -17.04% -25.27% -43.80% -29.73% -53.71% -9.11% -- -- -0.25% 11/14/2017
ProShares Long Online/Short Stores Index -16.98% -25.07% -43.50% -29.49% -53.25% -8.61% -- -- 0.19% --

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the fund. Market price returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds) and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Your brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. For standardized returns and performance data current to the most recent month end, see above.

About the Fund

Snapshot
  • Ticker CLIX
  • Intraday Ticker CLIX.IV
  • CUSIP 74347B375
  • Inception Date 11/14/17
  • Unitary Expense Ratio 0.65%
  • NAV Calculation Time 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Distributions Quarterly
Characteristics
as of 4/30/2022
  • Distribution Yield 0%

    Distribution Yield represents the annualized yield based on the last income distribution.

Price
as of 5/20/2022
  • NAV $35.89
  • NAV Change $+0.28 up caret
  • Market Price $36.07
  • Market Price Change $+0.48 up caret
  • Trading Volume (M) 14,078
  • 30-Day Median Bid Ask Spread 0.58%
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Snapshot
  • Ticker CLIX
  • Intraday Ticker CLIX.IV
  • CUSIP 74347B375
  • Inception Date 11/14/17
  • Unitary Expense Ratio 0.65%
  • NAV Calculation Time 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Distributions Quarterly
Characteristics
as of 4/30/2022
  • Distribution Yield 0%

    Distribution Yield represents the annualized yield based on the last income distribution.

Price
as of 5/20/2022
  • NAV $35.89
  • NAV Change $+0.28 up caret
  • Market Price $36.07
  • Market Price Change $+0.48 up caret
  • Trading Volume (M) 14,078
  • 30-Day Median Bid Ask Spread 0.58%
  • View Premium / Discount

Exposures

Index as of 3/31/2022

Holdings

as of 5/20/2022

Weight Ticker Description Exposure Value
(Notional + GL)
Market Value Shares/Contracts
18.05% AMZN AMAZON.COM INC -- $3,789,355.02 1,761
11.02% BABA ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING-SP ADR -- $2,313,474.24 26,656
6.68% -- PROSHARES ONLINE RETAIL INDEX SWAP SOCIETE GENERALE 1,402,442 -- 1,098
4.82% EBAY EBAY INC -- $1,011,375.75 22,825
3.80% JD JD.COM INC-ADR -- $797,887.98 15,294
3.41% -- PROSHARES ONLINE RETAIL INDEX SWAP GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL 716,548 -- 561
2.51% DASH DOORDASH INC - A -- $526,727.19 7,953
2.44% PDD PINDUODUO INC-ADR -- $512,354.30 12,527
2.13% PRTS CARPARTS.COM INC -- $448,143.30 63,030
2.11% SE SEA LTD-ADR -- $442,750.28 5,558
1.88% CHWY CHEWY INC - CLASS A -- $394,847.92 16,136
1.87% ETSY ETSY INC -- $393,031.78 5,017
1.85% MELI MERCADOLIBRE INC -- $388,600.65 501
1.77% WISH CONTEXTLOGIC INC - A -- $370,794.16 226,094
1.74% POSH POSHMARK INC-CLASS A -- $366,362.64 33,336
1.68% SFIX STITCH FIX INC-CLASS A -- $353,331.00 42,570
1.66% OSTK OVERSTOCK.COM INC -- $347,802.66 12,629
1.64% LQDT LIQUIDITY SERVICES INC -- $344,363.25 25,795
1.62% PETS PETMED EXPRESS INC -- $341,085.15 17,097
1.54% QRTEA QURATE RETAIL INC-SERIES A -- $324,331.00 92,666
1.54% SSTK SHUTTERSTOCK INC -- $323,922.21 5,493
1.48% BARK BARK INC -- $311,269.40 126,020
1.46% FLWS 1-800-FLOWERS.COM INC-CL A -- $307,003.06 31,913
1.43% W WAYFAIR INC- CLASS A -- $299,418.66 5,823
1.41% QUOT QUOTIENT TECHNOLOGY INC -- $295,072.37 70,423
1.40% LE LANDS' END INC -- $294,218.52 25,854
1.35% BWMX BETTERWARE DE MEXICO SAB DE -- $283,294.20 21,876
1.17% RVLV REVOLVE GROUP INC -- $245,776.40 8,860
1.16% GRPN GROUPON INC -- $243,282.92 20,156
1.15% CPNG COUPANG INC -- $240,942.00 18,534
1.07% FIGS FIGS INC-CLASS A -- $225,000.90 25,281
1.06% REAL REALREAL INC/THE -- $221,960.36 68,086
0.75% -- PROSHARES ONLINE RETAIL INDEX SWAP BNP PARIBAS GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL 157,104 -- 123
0.43% VIPS VIPSHOP HOLDINGS LTD - ADR -- $90,167.04 10,436
0.24% GLBE GLOBAL-E ONLINE LTD -- $50,680.41 2,603
0.23% CANG CANGO INC/KY - ADR -- $47,605.48 14,339
0.22% FTCH FARFETCH LTD-CLASS A -- $46,900.62 5,967
0.19% DADA DADA NEXUS LTD-ADR -- $40,904.94 6,078
0.19% -- PROSHARES ONLINE RETAIL INDEX SWAP UBS AG E 40,873 -- 32
0.16% FVRR FIVERR INTERNATIONAL LTD -- $33,674.45 865
0.14% YSG YATSEN HOLDING LTD-ADR -- $29,248.70 68,418
0.10% UXIN UXIN LTD - ADR -- $21,210.17 53,145
-- OZON OZON HOLDINGS PLC - ADR -- $00.00 3,471
-- -- NET OTHER ASSETS (LIABILITIES) -- $3,877,249.39 3,877,249
-1.21% -- SOLACTIVE-PROSHARES B&M RETAIL INDEX SWAP BNP PARI RETAIL STORE INDEX SWAP GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL -253,805 -- -185
-1.67% -- SOLACTIVE-PROSHARES BRICKS AND MORTAR RETAIL STORE INDEX SWAP GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL -349,840 -- -255
-44.24% -- SOLACTIVE-PROSHARES BRICKS AND MORTAR RETAIL STORE INDEX SWAP SOCIETE GENERALE -9,289,270 -- -6,771

Index

as of 3/31/2022

Long
  • Total Number of Companies38
  • Price/Earnings Ratio42.425
  • Price/Book Ratio7.42
  • Avg. Index Market Capitalization$62.43 billion
Short
  • Total Number of Companies38
  • Price/Earnings Ratio33.473
  • Price/Book Ratio4.049
  • Avg. Index Market Capitalization$46.09 billion
About the Index

The ProShares Long Online/Short Stores Index combines two specialized retail indexes into one. It is 100% long the ProShares Online Retail Index, which tracks retailers that primarily sell online or through other non-store channels, and 50% short the Solactive-ProShares Bricks and Mortar Retail Store Index that brings together traditional in-store retailers. The positions are rebalanced monthly:

Retailers in the 100% long portion of the index include U.S. and non-U.S. companies. To be eligible, retailers must: be classified as an online retailer, an e-commerce retailer, or an internet or direct marketing retailer, according to standard industry classification systems; have a market capitalization of at least $500 million; and have a six-month daily average value traded of at least $1 million and meet other requirements. When the index is rebalanced, it is weighted so that no company may exceed 24% of the value of the index, the sum of companies individually weighing more than 4.5% may not exceed 50% of the value of the index, and the total weight of all non-U.S. companies will be capped at 25% of the value of the index. The long portion of the index is rebalanced monthly and reconstituted annually.

Retailers in the 50% short portion of the index must be characterized as receiving at least 50% of its revenue from retail operations; receive 75% or more of its retail revenues from in-store sales; and be a U.S. company. In addition, a retailer must have a market capitalization of at least $500 million, a six-month daily average value traded of at least $1 million, and meet other requirements. The short portion of the index is rebalanced monthly and reconstituted annually.

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Distributions

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital

 

 

Profit margins, as measured by EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes). Data via Bloomberg.

Sources: eMarketer, May 2019; CB Insights, December 2019.

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For the total return table above, since inception returns are cumulative for funds less than one year old; otherwise, returns are annualized. Market returns are based on the composite closing price and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. The listing date is typically one or more days after the fund inception date. Therefore, NAV is used to calculate market returns prior to the listing date.

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

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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the fund. Market price returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds) and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times. Your brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. For standardized returns and performance data current to the most recent month end, see above.

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International investments may involve risks from: geographic concentration, differences in valuation and valuation times, unfavorable fluctuations in currency, differences in generally accepted accounting principles, and from economic or political instability.

Investments in smaller companies typically exhibit higher volatility. Small- and mid-cap companies may have limited product lines or resources, may be dependent upon a particular market niche and may have greater fluctuations in price than the stocks of larger companies. Small- and mid-cap companies may lack the financial and personnel resources to handle economic or industry-wide setbacks and, as a result, such setbacks could have a greater effect on small- and mid-cap security prices.

Investments in the consumer discretionary and retailing industries are subject to risks such as changes in domestic and international economies, interest rates, competition and consumer confidence; disposable household income; consumer tastes and preferences; intense competition; changing demographics; marketing and public perception; and dependence on third-party suppliers and distribution systems.

Retail revenue information in the Solactive-ProShares Bricks and Mortar Retail Store Index is based on Kantar Retail LLC data.

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