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Syntax Stratified Indices

Syntax Europe and Asia Developed Markets Index

Index Facts

Number of Constituents 924
Strategy Stratified-Weight
Rebalancing Frequency Quarterly
Currency USD
Exchange Symbol/Ticker SEADM
Index Inception Date December 31, 2015
Base Index Value 100
Total Return Index Value (as of 03/21/2019) 1290.22

Index Description

The Syntax Stratified Europe and Asia Developed Markets Index™ is the stratified-weight version of the MSCI EAFE Index. It holds the same constituents as the MSCI EAFE Index but the weight of each company is based on Syntax’s patented methodology to control exposure to related business risks (RBRs).

Index Performance

Multi-Horizon Returns (% as of 12/31/18)

20184Q181Y3Y5Y7Y10YSince 12/31/15
MSCI EAFE-13.4-12.5-
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight-13.8-13.0-

Annual Index Performance (% as of 12/31/18)

MSCI EAFE-13.425.61.5-0.4-4.523.317.9-
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight-13.827.84.13.1-2.623.116.9-14.614.638.5

Index Statistics (as of 12/31/18)

Div. Yld.P / E RatioP / B Ratio
MSCI EAFE3.4813.01.62
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight2.6112.71.42

Top Holdings (as of 12/31/18)

CompanyWeight (%)
Suzuken Co. Ltd.0.64
Medipal Holdings Corporation0.62
Alfresa Holdings Corporation0.57
Experian PLC0.57
Computershare Limited0.50
BP p.l.c.0.49
Don Quijote Holdings Co.Ltd.0.49
Total SA0.49
Swiss Re AG0.44
Munich Reinsurance Company0.44

Sector Allocation (as of 12/31/18)

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Consumer
  • Info. Tools
  • Information
  • Industrials
  • Healthcare
  • Financials