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Syntax Stratified Europe and Asia Developed Markets Index

Index Facts

Number of Constituents 900
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 10/21/2020) 1361.92

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 09/30/2020)

YTD3Q201Y3Y5Y7Y10YSince 12/31/15
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight-

Annual Index Performance (% as of 09/30/2020)

MSCI EAFE22.7-13.425.61.5-0.4-4.523.317.9-11.78.2
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight20.8-13.827.84.13.1-2.623.116.9-14.614.6

Index Statistics (as of 09/30/2020)

Div. Yld.P / E RatioP / B Ratio
MSCI EAFE2.9422.41.5
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight2.4427.01.2

Top Holdings (as of 09/30/2020)

CompanyWeight (%)
JGC Holdings Corporation0.79
Lawson Inc.0.79
Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd.0.78
Tenaris S.A.0.73
Barry Callebaut AG0.54
Wilmar International Limited0.54
Computershare Limited0.53
Mcdonalds Holdings Company Japan Ltd.0.52
Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd0.52
Sodexo SA0.51

Sector Allocation (as of 09/30/2020)

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