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5 ETFs for Growth

5 BMO ETFs to consider for equity exposure

Jun. 23, 2022

BMO ETFs presents our top 5 picks for investors looking to add equity growth exposure in their portfolios. With market volatility, opportunity presents itself for entry points on the dips.

Beta: 1.13*
ZEO BMO Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF
  • Exposure to large cap Canadian energy companies
  • Effective inflation sensitive portfolio satellite
  • Equal weight to diversify security concentration
Beta: 1.06*
ZINN BMO MSCI Innovation Index ETF
  • Exposure to a basket of megatrends: genomics, fintech, next generation internet, tech and industrial innovation
  • Sector agnostic exposure to long term growth themes
  • 29% overlap with the NASDAQ 100 Index
Beta: 0.85*
ZNQ BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Index ETF
ZQQ BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Index ETF (Hedged Units)
  • Exposure to a basket of the largest non-financial listings on NASDAQ
  • Known as the technology index
  • 38% overlap with the S&P 500 Index
Beta: 0.83*
ZSML BMO S&P US Small Cap Index ETF
ZSML.F BMO S&P US Small Cap Index ETF (Hedged Units)
  • Exposure to emerging companies early in the growth cycle
  • Screens for liquidity and financial viability
  • Holds a basket of 600 securities highly diversified across sectors and companies
Beta: 0.75*
ZGQ BMO MSCI All Country World High Quality Index ETF
  • Exposure to developed and emerging markets quality companies
  • Screens for high return on equity, stable earnings growth, and low financial leverage
  • Holds approximately 1/6 of the listings in MSCI ACWI

* 3 Year beta measured to the S&P 500 Index for ZEO, ZNQ, ZQQ & ZGQ. ZSML/ZSML.F beta measured to inception date: Feb. 5, 2020, ZINN measured to inception date: Jan 202021.

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