Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO)

NASDAQ: HERO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.24 (1.31%)
At close: Sep 22, 2023, 4:00 PM
-0.27 (-1.46%)
After-hours: Sep 22, 2023, 5:16 PM EDT
Assets $161.35M
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 20.08
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.03
Dividend Yield 0.17%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 29, 2023
Payout Ratio 3.51%
1-Year Return +0.71%
Volume 7,623
Open 18.41
Previous Close 18.29
Day's Range 18.41 - 18.66
52-Week Low 16.57
52-Week High 21.57
Beta n/a
Holdings 54
Inception Date Oct 25, 2019

About HERO

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The Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Solactive Video Games & Esports index, a modified market-cap-weighted global index of companies in video games and esports industry. HERO was launched on Oct 25, 2019 and is issued by Global X.

Asset Class Equity
Category Technology
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol HERO
Issuer Global X
Index Tracked Solactive Video Games & Esports Index

Top 10 Holdings

56.59% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Activision Blizzard, Inc. ATVI 6.89%
AppLovin Corporation APP 6.41%
NetEase, Inc. NTES 6.34%
Nintendo Co Ltd 7974.T 6.32%
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. TTWO 6.19%
Electronic Arts Inc. EA 5.98%
Konami Group Corp 9766.T 5.13%
NEXON Co Ltd 3659.T 4.76%
Capcom Co Ltd 9697.T 4.54%
Bilibili Inc. BILI 4.05%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-06-29 $0.02707 2023-07-10
2022-12-29 $0.0053 2023-01-09
2022-06-29 $0.04657 2022-07-08
2021-12-30 $0.197 2022-01-07
2021-06-29 $0.02541 2021-07-08
2020-12-30 $0.20687 2021-01-08
Full Dividend History


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