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Pacer Trendpilot European Index


Pacer Trendpilot® European Index

The Index uses an objective, rules-based methodology to implement a systematic trend-following strategy that directs the Index’s exposure to either 100% FTSE Eurozone Index, 50% FTSE Eurozone and 50% 3-Month US Treasury bills, or 100% 3-Month US Treasury bills.

Index Methodology

Index Facts | Index Statistics | Top 10 Holdings | Sector Breakdown | Hypothetical Growth |
Historical Performance | Calendar Year Returns

Current Exposure

Tracking: 50% FTSE Eurozone Index (USD) / 50% 3-Month US T-Bills

Index Facts

as of 12/31/17

Bloomberg Index Symbol GPTRP001
Exchange Index Symbol GPTRP001
Index Inception Date 12/9/15
Base Index Value 655.79
Number of Components in Index 311
Total Return Index Closing Value ($) 818.11
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 7,385,946.67

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Index Statistics

as of 12/31/17

Dividend Yield 2.84
Price/Earnings 16.01
Price/Estimated Earnings 15.40
Price/Book 1.69
Price/Sales 1.05
Price/Cash Flow 7.47

There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.

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Top Holdings

as of 12/31/17

Pacer Trendpilot European Index
Holding Weight (%)
Total SA 2.51
Siemens AG 2.18
Banco Santander SA 2.15
Bayer AG 2.13
Allianz SE 2.11
SAP SE 2.10
BASF SE 2.08
Sanofi 1.94
Unilever NV Cert. of shs 1.78
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 1.75
Total 20.73

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Sector Breakdown

as of 12/31/17

Pacer Trendpilot European Index
Sector Weight (%)
Financials 22.89
Industrials 14.41
Consumer Discretionary 13.99
Consumer Staples 10.42
Information Technology 7.74
Energy 7.59
Health Care 7.37
Materials 5.80
Utilities 5.22
Telecommunication Services 4.57
Total 100.00

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Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 (Gross of Fees)

All performance data presented for the Pacer Trendpilot European Index before 12/9/2015 is backtested.

10/6/94 - 12/31/17

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Historical Performance and Volatility Comparison (%)

12/31/94 - 12/31/17

  Pacer Trendpilot European Index FTSE Eurozone Index (USD)
Annualized Average Return 9.46 7.98
Annualized Volatility 14.72 22.19

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Minimum and Maximum Calendar Year Returns (%)

12/31/94 - 12/31/17

  Pacer Trendpilot European Index FTSE Eurozone Index (USD)
Maximum Return 37.38 (2006) 44.89 (2003)
Minimum Return -18.01 (2010) -46.73 (2008)

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All Indexes shown are Total Return Indexes.


Source: FTSE and Bloomberg. The Pacer Trendpilot® European Index data was released on 12/09/15. Therefore, all Pacer Index data included in this document before that date is hypothetical, retrospectively calculated, and is based on criteria applied retroactively with the benefit of hindsight and knowledge of factors that may have positively affected its performance, and cannot account for all financial risk that may affect the actual performance. The actual performance may vary significantly from the retroactively calculated Index performance data contained herein. The Index data presented is gross of fees and does not include the deduction of management fees, transaction costs or expenses

The FTSE Eurozone Index comprises large- and mid-cap stocks providing coverage of the developed markets in the Eurozone. The index is derived from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS), which covers 98% of the world’s investable market capitalization

The Indexes and services offered by Index Design Group, LLC. are not guaranteed as far as return and/or principal and investors may, in fact, lose money. Investment professionals should review the appropriateness and suitability of any investment to ensure it meets the risk parameters of the client. This document is neither a solicitation or an offer to buy any interest in any of our offerings. Certain investments may be purchased only by qualified individuals or institutions.

Index performance returns are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent actual fund or portfolio performance. Investing involves risks, including possible loss of principal.