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 26 November 2021
Asset Under Management 11.91 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 3.46 %
Year To Date Return 22.68 %
1 Year Total Return
3 Year Annualized Total Return
NAV 31.75
Share Outstanding 375,001
Top 10 Holdings (24 November 2021)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
QQQ 12/16/22 P170 Equity OPTN 0.0031271961
NDX 09/16/22 P7000 Index OPTN 0.0021520834
QQQ 06/17/22 P100 Equity OPTN 0.0008086778
QQQ 12/03/21 P383 Equity OPTN 0.0003649107
NDX 03/18/22 P7000 Index OPTN 0.0001909106
Cash CASH 0.0000499509
NDX 12/17/21 P4000 Index OPTN 0.0000080102
Derivatives offset OTHR -0.0052733163
QQQ 12/16/22 P130 Equity OPTN -0.0013784726