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Syntax Stratified Indices

Syntax Europe and Asia Developed Markets Index

Index Facts

Number of Constituents 918
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 05/22/2020) 1173.94

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 03/31/2020)

YTD1Q201Y3Y5Y7Y10YSince 12/31/15
MSCI EAFE-22.7-22.7-13.9-1.3-
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight-24.6-24.6-16.6-

Annual Index Performance (% as of 03/31/2020)

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 03/31/2020)

Div. Yld.P / E RatioP / B Ratio
MSCI EAFE3.9315.41.82
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight3.3914.11.27

Top Holdings (as of 03/31/2020)

CompanyWeight (%)
Lawson Inc.0.65
Barry Callebaut AG0.62
Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd.0.61
Experian PLC0.57
Wilmar International Limited0.51
Neste Corporation0.51
Keppel Corporation Limited0.51
FamilyMart Co. Ltd.0.50
Total SA0.48
Mcdonalds Holdings Company Japan Ltd.0.48

Sector Allocation (as of 03/31/2020)

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