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Syntax Stratified Indices

Syntax Europe and Asia Developed Markets Index

Index Facts

Number of Constituents 917
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 02/25/2020) 1328.67

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 12/31/2019)

YTD4Q191Y3Y5Y7Y10YSince 12/31/15
MSCI EAFE22.78.222.710.
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight20.88.820.810.

Annual Index Performance (% as of 12/31/2019)

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 12/31/2019)

Div. Yld.P / E RatioP / B Ratio
MSCI EAFE3.1316.61.98
MSCI EAFE Eq. Weight2.3716.01.62

Top Holdings (as of 12/31/2019)

CompanyWeight (%)
Wilmar International Limited0.54
Total SA0.53
NMC Health PLC0.53
Keppel Corporation Limited0.52
Barry Callebaut AG0.52
Experian PLC0.52
Tenaris S.A.0.52
Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd.0.52
Lawson Inc.0.52
FamilyMart Co. Ltd.0.52

Sector Allocation (as of 12/31/2019)

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