KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders ETF (KESG)

NYSEARCA: KESG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
0.00 (0.00%)
At close: Sep 27, 2022 12:00 AM
+0.17 (0.93%)
After-hours: Sep 28, 2022 8:00 PM EDT
Assets $3.60M
NAV $18.02
Expense Ratio 0.58%
PE Ratio 10.81
Shares Out 200,000
Dividend (ttm) $0.33
Dividend Yield 1.85%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 29, 2021
1-Year Return -37.17%
Volume 1
Open 17.91
Previous Close 17.84
Day's Range 17.84 - 17.91
52-Week Low 17.80
52-Week High 31.40
Beta 0.21
Holdings 167
Inception Date Jul 29, 2020

About KESG

Normally, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in instruments in its underlying index or in instruments that have economic characteristics similar to those in the underlying index. The underlying index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index, modified per the 10/40 Constraint, which is designed to measure the equity market performance of Chinese companies that have high ESG ratings relative to their industry peers. It is non-diversified.

Asset Class Equity
Region Asia-Pacific
Issuer KraneShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol KESG
Index Tracked MSCI China ESG Leaders 10/40 Index

Top 10 Holdings

57.80% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Meituan Class B 3690.HK 9.29%
China Construction Bank Corp Class H 939.HK 9.17%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 700.HK 8.98%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 9988.HK 8.34%
NetEase Inc Ordinary Shares 9999.HK 4.50%
Baidu Inc 9888.HK 4.11%
BYD Co Ltd Class H n/a 3.62%
WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc 2269.HK 3.53%
Yum China Holdings YUMC 3.24%
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H n/a 3.02%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 29, 2021 $0.32926 Dec 31, 2021
Dec 29, 2020 $0.15112 Dec 31, 2020
Full Dividend History


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