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Virtus Real Asset Income ETF

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Closing Price
(as of 04/18/2024)
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread
0.47% (as of 04/18/2024)
$-0.02 (as of 04/18/2024)
4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint
$23.13 (as of 04/18/2024)
Shares Outstanding
700,004 (as of 04/18/2024)
Daily Trading Volume
300.00 (as of 04/18/2024)
20 Day Average Trading Volume
1,690.00 (as of 04/18/2024)
Net Assets
$16,201,892 (as of 04/18/2024)

Portfolio Overview

Investment Overview

The Fund seeks to provide passive exposure to U.S. listed, real asset securities by tracking the Indxx Real Asset Income Index, which is comprised of real estate, natural resources and infrastructure stocks with a history of providing income and dividend growth. The Fund differs from other real asset strategies in that it does not directly invest in hard assets or commodity instruments; rather, it exclusively invests in stocks in real asset categories, and has a specific focus on income. Investing in stocks across real asset segments may offer investors the opportunity to participate in equity growth potential, with the additional potential benefit of protecting against rising inflation.

Management Team

Investment Partner

Indxx, LLC

Founded in 2005, with offices in New York, Prague, and New Delhi, Indxx endeavors to deliver innovative and custom indexing solutions to the investment management community at large. Indxx has three dozen ETFs worldwide tracking its indexes, and calculates hundreds of indexes for clients around the globe.

Indxx is the index provider to the Fund. The portfolio managers are affiliated with Virtus ETF Advisers, LLC, the Fund's adviser.

Investment Professionals

Seth Kadushin

Seth Kadushin

Portfolio Manager, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC

Industry start date: 1988

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Matthew Brown

Matthew B. Brown

Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Virtus ETF Solutions
Portfolio Manager, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC

Industry start date: 1999

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Key Features

Targeted Exposure

Provides passive exposure to real asset equity securities that have a history of producing income

Powerful Diversifier

Offers an alternative to traditional equity income and fixed income investments

Focus on Dividend Growth

Emphasizes companies which have demonstrated dividend growth over the last three years


Top Holdings (% Fund)

(as of 04/19/2024)



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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.

The Index shown represents the Fund's performance index, which may differ from the Fund's regulatory index included in the Fund's Prospectus.

Fees & Expenses

Total Expense Ratio 0.55
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.

Yields / Distribution Rate1

(as of 03/28/2024)
30-day SEC Yield 6.04
Distribution Rate (as of 04/18/2024) 5.88

Distribution History2

Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Income ST Capital Gains LT Capital Gains Distribution Total
06/20/2023 06/21/2023 06/28/2023 0.174830 0.000000 0.000000 0.174830
09/20/2023 09/21/2023 09/28/2023 0.211090 0.000000 0.000000 0.211090
12/20/2023 12/21/2023 12/29/2023 0.370000 0.000000 0.000000 0.370000
03/20/2024 03/21/2024 03/26/2024 0.340000 0.000000 0.000000 0.340000

Period Number of Days Fund has Traded at a:
Discount Premium
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%
2022-Q2: 4/1/2022 through 6/30/2022 0 0 0 10 47 3 1 0 1 0
2022-Q3: 7/1/2022 through 9/30/2022 0 0 0 0 52 12 0 0 0 0
2022-Q4: 10/3/2022 through 12/30/2022 0 0 0 1 55 7 0 0 0 0
2023-Q1: 1/3/2023 through 3/31/2023 0 0 0 1 61 0 0 0 0 0
2023-Q2: 4/3/2023 through 6/30/2023 0 0 0 2 60 0 0 0 0 0
2023-Q3: 7/3/2023 through 9/29/2023 0 0 0 1 61 1 0 0 0 0
2023-Q4: 10/2/2023 through 12/29/2023 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 0 0 1
2024-Q1: 1/2/2024 through 3/28/2024 0 0 0 0 60 1 0 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 to the portfolio of owning shares of an 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, medium, or large-sized companies may enhance that risk.
Equity REITs: The portfolio may be negatively affected by factors specific to the real estate market, such as interest rates, leverage, property, and management; and factors specific to investing in a pooled vehicle such as poor management and concentration risk.
Infrastructure: A portfolio that focuses its investments in infrastructure-related companies will be more sensitive to conditions affecting their business or operations such as local economic and political conditions, regulatory changes, and environmental issues.
Master Limited Partnerships: Investments in MLPs may be adversely impacted by interest rates, tax law changes, regulation, or factors affecting underlying assets.
Passive Strategy/Index Risk: A passive investment strategy seeking to track the performance of the underlying Index may result in the portfolio holding securities regardless of market conditions or their current or projected performance. This could cause the portfolio's returns to be lower than if the portfolio employed an active strategy.
Correlation to Index: The performance of the portfolio and its index may vary due to factors such as flows, transaction costs, whether the portfolio obtains every security in the index, and timing differences associated with additions to and deletions from the index.
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.
Market Volatility: The value of the securities in the portfolio may go up or down in response to the prospects of individual companies and/or general economic conditions. Local, regional, or global events such as war or military conflict, terrorism, pandemic, or recession could impact the portfolio, including hampering the ability of the portfolio's manager(s) to invest its assets as intended.
Prospectus: For additional information on risks, please see the fund's prospectus.

Documents & Resources

Marketing Materials

Virtus Real Asset Income ETF Fact Sheet
A View From the Top - Perspectives When Interest Rates Peak
ETF Product Guide
Virtus ETF Ticker Menu
Investment Case: Virtus Real Asset Income ETF
Virtus Alternative Funds Menu


Positions VRAI
Virtus Real Asset Income ETF Holdings Fiscal Q1
Virtus Real Asset Income ETF Holdings Fiscal Q3


2024 Distribution Calendar - ETF

Financial Materials

VPC and VRAI Prospectus - February 2024
VPC and VRAI - SAI - February 2024
ETFis Series Trust I Annual Report - October 2023
ETFis Series Trust I Semi-Annual Report - April 2023

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.virtus.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.

1 Yields/Distributions: 30-day SEC Yield is a standardized yield calculated according to a formula set by the SEC, and is subject to change. 30-day SEC Yield (unsubsidized) is the 30-day SEC Yield without the effect of applicable expense waivers. Distribution Rate is the annual rate that an investor would receive if the most recent distribution remained the same going forward. The rate represents a single distribution from the Fund and does not represent total return of the Fund. The distribution rate is calculated by annualizing the most recent distribution and dividing it by the most recent NAV.

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.