Fund Description
The Simplify Growth Equity PLUS Downside Convexity ETF seeks to track the US growth equity market while boosting performance during extreme market moves down via a systematic options overlay. The options component of the fund is designed to create a convex equity payoff on the downside, with the hopes of increasingly protecting capital as market drawdowns deepen. The downside convexity option overlay is a strategic, persistent exposure meant to hedge against market moves and is intended to addconvexity to the Fund. If the market goes down, the Funds returns may fall less than the market because the adviser will sell or exercise the putoptions.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Simplify Growth Equity PLUS Downside Convexity ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker QQD
Fund Sponsor Simplify ETF
Fund ISIN US82889N5095
Net Expense Ratio 0.45 %
Fund Inception Date 10 December 2020
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NASDAQ
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Quant Strat
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Active
Index Name Not Applicable
Index Provider Not Applicable
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Broad Market / Multi-Cap
Growth Value Growth
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 16 April 2021
Asset Under Management 1.41 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 6.27 %
Year To Date Return 8.05 %
1 Year Total Return
3 Year Annualized Total Return
NAV 28.14
Share Outstanding 50,001
Top 10 Holdings (15 April 2021)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ ETF 0.9870000000
QQQ Jun 2022 100 Put OPTN 0.0038000000
NASDAQ 100 Mar 2022 7000 Put OPTN 0.0038000000
NASDAQ 100 Dec 2021 4000 Put OPTN 0.0019000000
Estimated Cash CASH 0.0017000000
NASDAQ 100 Sep 2021 7000 Put OPTN 0.0014000000
NASDAQ 100 Jun 2021 5500 Put OPTN 0.0002000000
NASDAQ 100 Jun 2021 5000 Put OPTN 0.0001000000