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Virtus Glovista Emerging Markets ETF

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Ticker
EMEM
CUSIP
26923G830
Closing Price
$
(as of 10/15/2019)
Inception
11/07/2017
Premium/Discount
$-0.05
(as of 10/15/2019)
4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint
$21.97
(as of 10/15/2019)
Shares Outstanding
300,004
(as of 10/15/2019)
Daily Trading Volume
0.00
(as of 10/15/2019)
20 Day Average Trading Volume
125.00
(as of 10/15/2019)
Net Assets
$6,605,066
(as of 10/15/2019)
Investment Overview

The Fund seeks to provide passive, diversified exposure to stocks in "most favored" emerging markets countries while avoiding exposure to those from a set of the weakest countries, as identified by Glovista's proprietary quantitative methodology.

Management Team

Investment Partner

Glovista Investments LLC

Glovista Investments LLC employs a combination of fundamental and quantitative analysis with a focus on bottom-up and top-down stock picking to create its portfolios. Glovista Investments LLC was founded in 2007 with offices in New Jersey, Florida and California.


Investment Professionals
Asilis Carlos 400x400
Dr. Carlos Asilis

Chief Investment Officer

Industry start date: 1994

Start date as fund Portfolio Manager: 2017

Bhatt Darshan 400x400
Darshan Bhatt, CFA, CMT

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Industry start date: 2000

Start date as fund Portfolio Manager: 2017

Key Features
Multiple model approach

Glovista's systematic, global macro approach aggregates multiple models that capture macroeconomic trends, bottom-up fundamental analytics, and relative price momentum dynamics

Mitigates single country risks

Unlike traditional market cap-weighted emerging markets benchmarks, the Fund's underlying index restricts single country allocations to a maximum of 10% of the overall portfolio

Capitalizes on country-specific macro factors

Performance dispersion is mainly driven by country-specific macro factors such as economic growth, currencies, and monetary and fiscal policy

Positions & Distributions

Top Issuers (% Fund)
(as of 10/16/2019)
Security
FRANKLIN FTSE INDIA ETF
3.68
 3.68
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFAC
2.49
 2.49
NASPERS LTD-N SHS
1.99
 1.99
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING-SP ADR
1.88
 1.88
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD
1.75
 1.75
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD
1.53
 1.53
LUKOIL PJSC
1.35
 1.35
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK-H
1.32
 1.32
SM INVESTMENTS CORP
1.14
 1.14
GAZPROM PJSC
1.09
 1.09

Does not include cash/cash equivalents.

Distribution History2
Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Income ST Capital Gains LT Capital Gains Distribution Total
12/20/2018 12/21/2018 12/28/2018 1.116840 0.000000 0.000000 1.116840

Performance & Risk

Performance
Quarterly
As of
Monthly
As of
1 Month 3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years Since Inception

Performance data quoted represents past results. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Sales Charge and Expenses
The Total Expense Ratio represents the Fund's Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses, which includes the management fee and other expenses where applicable, except for certain payments that are paid directly by the Fund, as described in the Prospectus. The Fund's investment adviser has entered into an expense limitation agreement to limit the Fund's total operating expenses (excluding certain expenses as described in the prospectus) so that such expenses do not exceed 0.67% of the Fund’s average daily net assets through February 28, 2020.
Fees & Expenses
Total Expense Ratio (Gross) 0.70
Total Expense Ratio (Net) 0.67
The Total Expense Ratio represents the Fund's Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses, which includes the management fee and other expenses where applicable, except for certain payments that are paid directly by the Fund, as described in the Prospectus. The Fund's investment adviser has entered into an expense limitation agreement to limit the Fund's total operating expenses (excluding certain expenses as described in the prospectus) so that such expenses do not exceed 0.67% of the Fund’s average daily net assets through February 28, 2020.
Premium/Discount
Number of Days Fund has Traded at a:
Discount Premium
Period Less than -2% -1.51% to -2.00% -1.01% to -1.50% -0.51% to -1.00% -0.01% to -0.50% 0.00% to 0.50% 0.51% to 1.00% 1.01% to 1.50% 1.51% to 2.00% Greater than 2%
2017-Q4: 11/7/2017 through 12/29/2017 0 0 0 0 1 8 22 6 0 0
2018-Q1: 1/2/2018 through 3/29/2018 0 2 0 1 6 8 19 19 4 2
2018-Q2: 4/2/2018 through 6/29/2018 0 0 1 4 22 21 6 9 1 0
2018-Q3: 7/2/2018 through 9/28/2018 0 0 4 20 24 8 6 1 0 0
2018-Q4: 10/1/2018 through 12/31/2018 0 0 2 3 10 22 16 8 2 0
2019-Q1: 1/2/2019 through 3/29/2019 0 0 3 15 21 11 7 4 0 0
2019-Q2: 4/1/2019 through 6/28/2019 0 0 0 7 18 11 26 1 0 0
2019-Q3: 7/1/2019 through 9/30/2019 0 1 4 12 31 15 1 0 0 0
Risk Considerations
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF): The value of an ETF may be more volatile than the underlying portfolio of securities it is designed to track. The costs of owning the ETF may exceed the cost of investing directly in the underlying securities.
Equity Securities: The market price of equity securities may be adversely affected by financial market, industry, or issuer-specific events. Focus on a particular style or on small or medium-sized companies may enhance that risk.
Foreign & Emerging Markets: Investing internationally, especially in emerging markets, involves additional risks such as currency, political, accounting, economic, and market risk.
Passive Strategy/Index Risk: A passive investment strategy seeking to track the performance of the underlying Index may result in the fund holding securities regardless of market conditions or their current or projected performance. This could cause the fund's returns to be lower than if the fund employed an active strategy.
Correlation to Index: The performance of the fund and its index may vary somewhat due to factors such as fund flows, transaction costs, and timing differences associated with additions to and deletions from its index.
Fund of Funds: Because the fund can invest in other funds, it indirectly bears its proportionate share of the operating expenses and management fees of the underlying fund(s).
Market Price/NAV: At the time of purchase and/or sale, an investor's shares may have a market price that is above or below the fund's NAV, which may increase the investor's risk of loss.
Prospectus: For additional information on risks, please see the fund's prospectus.

Documents & Resources

Marketing Materials
Virtus Glovista Emerging Markets ETF Fact Sheet
Precision Exposure Across Non-Traditional Sources of Income
Virtus ETF Ticker Menu
Holdings
Positions EMEM
Financial Materials
Virtus Glovista Emerging Market ETF (EMEM) - Prospectus - Feb 28, 2019
ETFis Series Trust I XBRL 497
ETFis Series Trust I XBRL 485(b)
Virtus Glovista Emerging Market ETF (EMEM) - SAI - Feb 28, 2019
ETFis Series Trust I Annual Report 2018
ETFis Series Trust I Semi-Annual Report - April 2019

Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund. Contact us at 1-888-383-0553 or visit www.virtusetfs.com for a copy of the Fund's prospectus. Read the prospectus carefully before you invest or send money.

Performance data quoted represents past results. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Closing Price:
 The Closing Price is the price of the last reported trade on the fund's primary exchange. If there has been no reported trade for a particular date, the Closing Price represents the 4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint. 

4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint: The midpoint between the highest bid and the lowest offer on the listing exchange, as of the time that the Fund's NAV is calculated (usually 4:00pm Eastern Time).

Premium/Discount: The amount the Fund is trading above or below the reported NAV (based on 4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint).

The Fund is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”). The “net asset value” (NAV) of the Fund is determined at the close of each business day, and represents the dollar value of one share of the Fund; it is calculated by taking the total assets of the Fund, subtracting total liabilities, and dividing by the total number of shares outstanding. The NAV of the Fund is not necessarily the same as its intraday trading value. Fund investors should not expect to buy or sell shares at NAV because shares of ETFs such as the Fund are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Thus, shares may trade at a premium or discount to their NAV in the secondary market. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns.

NAV returns are calculated using the Fund’s daily 4:00 p.m. NAV, and include the reinvestment of all dividends and other distributions (reinvested at the Fund's NAV on distribution ex-date). Market price returns are calculated using the 4:00 pm midpoint between the bid and offer, and include the reinvestment of all dividends and other distributions (reinvested at the 4:00pm bid/offer midpoint on distribution ex-date). Market price returns do not represent the return you would receive if you traded at other times.

2 Distribution History: Distributions are represented on a cash basis and may be reclassified at year end for tax purposes. The Fund will send you a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes. STCG: Short Term Capital Gain, LTCG: Long Term Capital Gain

Returns for periods of less than one year are cumulative total returns.

Not insured by FDIC/NCUSIF or any federal government agency. No bank guarantee. Not a deposit. May lose value.

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