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Pacer WealthShield Index


The Index utilizes a systematic risk management strategy that directs the Index’s exposure to either 100% equities, or a blend of equity and 3 month US treasury bills, or 100% 20 year treasury bonds, or 100% 3 month US treasury bills (3 month US T-bills). Equity exposures are selected from 10 S&P Sector Indices, the S&P Biotech Select Industry Index, and the Dow Jones Internet Composite Index.


Index Methodology

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

Current Exposure

Tracking: 100% Risk On

Index Facts

as of 6/30/2020

Bloomberg Index Symbol PWSTR
Exchange Index Symbol PWS
Index Inception Date 12/11/2017
Base Index Value 100.00
Number of Components in Index 12
Total Return Index Closing Value ($) N/A
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Million) N/A

Index Statistics

as of 6/30/2020

Dividend Yield N/A
Price/Earnings N/A
Price/Estimated Earnings N/A
Price/Book N/A
Price/Sales N/A
Price/Cash Flow N/A

There is no guarantee dividends will be paid.

Top Holdings

as of 6/30/2020

Holding Weight (%)
Treasury Bonds 100.00
Total 100.00

Sector Breakdown

as of 6/30/2020

Sector Weight (%)
Total N/A

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

12/31/2004 - 6/30/2020

Historical Performance and Volatility Comparison (%)

12/31/2004 - 6/30/2020

  Pacer WealthShield Index S&P 500 Index
Annualized Average Return 13.10 8.47
Annualized Volatility 14.85 19.88

Minimum and Maximum Calendar Year Returns (%)

12/31/2004 - 6/30/2020

  Pacer WealthShield Index S&P 500 Index
Maximum Return 41.00 (2013) 32.39 (2013)
Minimum Return -1.86 (2018) -37.00 (2008)

All Indexes shown are Total Return Indexes.


Source: S&P. The hypothetical backtested index performance of the Pacer WealthShield Index is shown net of fees and reflects the reinvestment of dividends. The Pacer WealthShield Index was released on 12/11/17. All data shown here is hypothetical, retrospectively calculated, and based on rules-based 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 or market and economic factors that may affect the actual performance. The results shown are hypothetical and do not reflect actual returns.

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The Pacer WealthShield Index  (the “Index”) is the property of Index Design Group, LLC which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) to calculate and maintain the Indices. The Index is not sponsored by S&P Dow Jones Indices or its affiliates or its third party licensors (collectively, “S&P Dow Jones Indices”). S&P Dow Jones Indices will not be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index. “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices” and the related stylized mark(s) are service marks of S&P Dow Jones Indices and have been licensed for use by Index Design Group, LLC. S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”), and Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”).

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.