SENT - AdvisorShares Alpha DNA Equity Sentiment ETF

Always: INVESTED | HEDGED

Stays invested to provide equity participation in bull markets and stays hedged to mitigate downside when markets turn bearish.

Symbol Exchange Inception Date CUSIP Indicative NAV
SENT NYSE Arca 2/2/2021 00768Y 420 SENT.NV

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<strong>About The ETF</strong>
Every quarter Wall Street analyst forecast company earnings. Every day SENT uses Alpha DNA’s proprietary quantitative research platform to analyze the digital properties and financial fundamentals of these companies. By deploying machine learning, SENT seeks to uncover the digital sentiment of companies and invests in those anticipated to surprise the market with breakout performance. And because markets are uncertain, SENT’s portfolio is managed for downside risk with a hedging strategy designed to offset losses in a material market sell off.
<strong>Why Invest in SENT?</strong>
  • Capital Appreciation from Competitive Stock Returns – Uses cutting-edge research that seeks to uncover companies with revenue upside that are under-estimated by Wall Street analysts.
  • Downside Protection from Hedging – Looks to reduce the severity of losses during market corrections using a put options overlay strategy on broad market indices or ETFs.
  • Stops the Need for Market Timing – Keeps you fully invested to provide equity participation in bull markets while mitigating losses when markets turn bearish.
<strong>Where Can SENT Fit in a Traditional Portfolio?</strong>
SENT can be used as a core equity position that also seeks to reduce market risk exposure.
<strong>Key Attributes</strong>
  • SENT invests in a portfolio of U.S. small, mid, and large cap stocks while using a disciplined options hedging strategy to reduce downside risk.
  • Always invested to ensure the portfolio is participating in the long-term growth opportunity of equities.
  • Always hedged to help prevent severe portfolio losses during volatile market corrections.
  • Goal is to outperform the Russell 3000 Index on a risk adjusted basis over a full market cycle with lower volatility than traditional long-only equity strategies.
  • Options are used for risk mitigation, not leverage.
  • Uses a proprietary quantitative, repeatable process to actively manage the portfolio.
<strong>About the Portfolio Manager</strong>
Wayne Ferbert, Founder and Managing Director, Alpha DNA Investment Management
Mr. Ferbert founded Alpha DNA Investment Management to broaden the use of machine learning to create better portfolio outcomes for investment clients. Prior to Alpha DNA, Mr. Ferbert co-founded ZEGA Financial to specialize in risk-management strategies using options. ZEGA’s founding principles grew out of the book Mr. Ferbert co-authored – Buy and Hedge: The 5 Iron Rules for Investing Over the Long Term. Mr. Ferbert worked with TD Ameritrade where he managed Business Development as a member of the Senior Operating Committee (including M&A and Market Research) and Product Development and has also held planning & analytical roles at Fortune 500 insurance and banking firms. Mr. Ferbert earned his MBA in finance from Loyola University Maryland and a BSBA in finance from Bucknell University.

 

SENT Overview from Wayne Ferbert

Get an introduction to the SENT ETF directly from the portfolio manager, Wayne Ferbert.

 

SENT Overview from Wayne Ferbert

Get an introduction to the SENT ETF directly from the portfolio manager, Wayne Ferbert.

Fund

Price History

As of 12/1/2021

NAV $27.29 Closing Price $27.44
Change $-0.38 Close Change $-0.26
Shares Outstanding 2,730,000 Volume 21908
4PM Bid/Offer Midpoint $27.30 Premium Discount $0.01
Assets Under Management $74,503,169.10 30-Day Median bid-ask Spread 0.2422565
Premium/Discount Historical Data | NAV Historical Data | Daily Premium/Discount Historical Data


Shares are bought and sold at market price (closing price) not NAV and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Market price returns are based on the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 pm Eastern Time (when NAV is normally determined), and do not represent the return you would receive if you traded at other times.

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Characteristics

As of 9/30/2021

SENT Sector Allocation

SENT Market Cap

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Performance

As of 10/31/2021

NAV Market Price Return Russell 3000 Index
1 Month 2.02 1.91 6.76
3 Months 0.13 0.15 4.88
Since Inception (2/2/2021) 7.55 7.57 19.51

As of 9/30/2021

  NAV Market Price Return Russell 3000 Index
1 Month -4.2 -3.95 -4.49
3 Months -3.09 -2.97 -0.1
Since Inception (2/2/2021) 5.43 5.56 11.94

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. All Fund data and performance data quoted is believed to be accurate, and unless otherwise stated, is sourced from the Fund administrator, the Advisor’s or Sub-Advisor’s proprietary data, and Morningstar. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Returns less than one year are not annualized.

The S&P 500 Index is a broad-based, unmanaged measurement of changes in stock market conditions based on the average of 500 widely held common stocks. One cannot invest directly in an index.

Fund

Holdings

As of

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Date Account Symbol Stock Ticker Security Number Security Description Shares/Par (Full) Price (Base) Traded Market Value (Base) Portfolio Weight % Asset Group
12/01/2021 SENT IWMO22206 IWM US 03/18/22 P206 1,033.00 11.00 1,135,783.50 1.53% O
IWMO22205 IWM US 03/18/22 P205 948 10.68 1,011,990.00 1.36% O
AMBA G037AX101 AMBARELLA INC 4,350.00 204.89 891,271.50 1.20% FS
SRPT 803607100 SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC 9,880.00 82.19 812,037.20 1.09% S
AOSL G6331P104 ALPHA & OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR 15,991.00 50.74 811,383.34 1.09% FS
UCTT 90385V107 ULTRA CLEAN HOLDINGS INC 14,413.00 56.10 808,569.30 1.09% S
MXL 57776J100 MAXLINEAR INC 11,743.00 68.65 806,156.95 1.08% S
ACLS 054540208 AXCELIS TECHNOLOGIES INC 12,677.00 63.48 804,735.96 1.08% S
WGO 974637100 WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES 11,019.00 71.81 791,274.39 1.06% S
STX G7997R103 SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS 7,620.00 103.84 791,260.80 1.06% FS
DIOD 254543101 DIODES INC 7,388.00 106.95 790,146.60 1.06% S
NXPI N6596X109 NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NV 3,543.00 223.00 790,089.00 1.06% FS
MCHP 595017104 MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC 9,334.00 84.47 788,442.98 1.06% S
SYNA 87157D109 SYNAPTICS INC 2,740.00 286.95 786,243.00 1.06% S
MS 617446448 MORGAN STANLEY 8,252.00 95.26 786,085.52 1.06% S
SIMO 82706C108 SILICON MOTION TECHNOL-ADR 11,324.00 69.41 785,998.84 1.06% FS
BOOT 099406100 BOOT BARN HOLDINGS INC 6,477.00 121.28 785,530.56 1.05% S
PLCE 168905107 CHILDREN'S PLACE INC/THE 9,242.00 84.94 785,015.48 1.05% S
BPMC 09627Y109 BLUEPRINT MEDICINES CORP 8,164.00 96.03 783,988.92 1.05% S
THO 885160101 THOR INDUSTRIES INC 7,439.00 105.35 783,698.65 1.05% S
PSTG 74624M102 PURE STORAGE INC - CLASS A 25,578.00 30.63 783,454.14 1.05% S
MPWR 609839105 MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS INC 1,408.00 555.20 781,721.60 1.05% S
ON 682189105 ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP 12,669.00 61.70 781,677.30 1.05% S
NVT G6700G107 NVENT ELECTRIC PLC 22,312.00 35.00 780,920.00 1.05% FS
PERI M78673114 PERION NETWORK LTD 33,035.00 23.61 779,956.35 1.05% FS
LOW 548661107 LOWE'S COS INC 3,172.00 245.34 778,218.48 1.05% S
MSFT 594918104 MICROSOFT CORP 2,356.00 330.08 777,668.48 1.04% S
CRTO 226718104 CRITEO SA-SPON ADR 21,155.00 36.73 777,023.15 1.04% FS
VECO 922417100 VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC 29,713.00 26.14 776,697.82 1.04% S
HD 437076102 HOME DEPOT INC 1,938.00 400.42 776,013.96 1.04% S
CAMT M20791105 CAMTEK LTD 16,936.00 45.82 776,007.52 1.04% FS
MCD 580135101 MCDONALD'S CORP 3,178.00 244.18 776,004.04 1.04% S
GS 38141G104 GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 2,058.00 376.48 774,795.84 1.04% S
EVH 30050B101 EVOLENT HEALTH INC - A 30,535.00 25.36 774,367.60 1.04% S
GLOB L44385109 GLOBANT SA 2,897.00 267.19 774,049.43 1.04% FS
GOOG 02079K107 ALPHABET INC-CL C 273 2,832.36 773,234.28 1.04% S
WFC 949746101 WELLS FARGO & CO 16,369.00 47.21 772,780.49 1.04% S
DAVA 29260V105 ENDAVA PLC- SPON ADR 5,049.00 152.98 772,396.02 1.04% FS
PZZA 698813102 PAPA JOHN'S INTL INC 6,430.00 120.12 772,371.60 1.04% S
TSCO 892356106 TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY 3,449.00 223.92 772,300.08 1.04% S
CSX 126408103 CSX CORP 22,421.00 34.44 772,179.24 1.04% S
CE 150870103 CELANESE CORP 5,166.00 148.94 769,424.04 1.03% S
LAD 536797103 LITHIA MOTORS INC 2,726.00 281.89 768,432.14 1.03% S
SHOO 556269108 STEVEN MADDEN LTD 16,672.00 46.08 768,245.76 1.03% S
AME 031100100 AMETEK INC 5,655.00 135.80 767,949.00 1.03% S
CALX 13100M509 CALIX INC 11,809.00 65.01 767,703.09 1.03% S
LSCC 518415104 LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP 10,288.00 74.53 766,764.64 1.03% S
HAYW 421298100 HAYWARD HOLDINGS INC 31,956.00 23.97 765,985.32 1.03% S
COP 20825C104 CONOCOPHILLIPS 11,058.00 69.20 765,213.60 1.03% S
FAST 311900104 FASTENAL CO 13,075.00 58.47 764,495.25 1.03% S
IAA 449253103 IAA INC 16,136.00 47.35 764,039.60 1.03% S
UA 904311206 UNDER ARMOUR INC-CLASS C 39,068.00 19.54 763,388.72 1.03% S
ACEL 00436Q106 ACCEL ENTERTAINMENT INC 63,139.00 12.09 763,350.51 1.03% S
ANET 040413106 ARISTA NETWORKS INC 6,285.00 121.39 762,936.15 1.02% S
VRNS 922280102 VARONIS SYSTEMS INC 15,179.00 50.20 761,985.80 1.02% S
CASY 147528103 CASEY'S GENERAL STORES INC 3,992.00 190.69 761,234.48 1.02% S
MEG 615111101 MONTROSE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP 10,793.00 70.44 760,258.92 1.02% S
SKY 830830105 SKYLINE CHAMPION CORP 9,858.00 76.81 757,192.98 1.02% S
XM 747601201 QUALTRICS INTERNATIONAL-CL A 24,209.00 31.27 757,015.43 1.02% S
AMN 001744101 AMN HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC 6,791.00 111.46 756,924.86 1.02% S
GDYN 39813G109 GRID DYNAMICS HOLDINGS INC 20,065.00 37.72 756,851.80 1.02% S
DKS 253393102 DICK'S SPORTING GOODS INC 6,605.00 114.55 756,602.75 1.02% S
RH 74967X103 RH 1,339.00 564.86 756,347.54 1.02% S
DFIN 25787G100 DONNELLEY FINANCIAL SOLUTION 16,744.00 45.16 756,159.04 1.02% S
SIVB 78486Q101 SVB FINANCIAL GROUP 1,119.00 675.59 755,985.21 1.02% S
ACI 013091103 ALBERTSONS COS INC - CLASS A 22,061.00 34.25 755,589.25 1.01% S
URBN 917047102 URBAN OUTFITTERS INC 24,651.00 30.62 754,813.62 1.01% S
NTNX 67059N108 NUTANIX INC - A 23,554.00 32.04 754,670.16 1.01% S
COST 22160K105 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP 1,423.00 529.84 753,962.32 1.01% S
WOLF 977852102 WOLFSPEED INC 6,373.00 118.05 752,332.65 1.01% S
CCRN 227483104 CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC 29,522.00 25.46 751,630.12 1.01% S
QCOM 747525103 QUALCOMM INC 4,278.00 175.63 751,345.14 1.01% S
VSTO 928377100 VISTA OUTDOOR INC 18,056.00 41.56 750,407.36 1.01% S
BJ 05550J101 BJ'S WHOLESALE CLUB HOLDINGS 11,814.00 63.27 747,471.78 1.00% S
KSS 500255104 KOHLS CORP 15,433.00 48.33 745,876.89 1.00% S
UBER 90353T100 UBER TECHNOLOGIES INC 20,696.00 36.02 745,469.92 1.00% S
QLYS 74758T303 QUALYS INC 5,929.00 125.28 742,785.12 1.00% S
FANG 25278X109 DIAMONDBACK ENERGY INC 7,209.00 103.00 742,527.00 1.00% S
PUBM 74467Q103 PUBMATIC INC-CLASS A 20,231.00 36.69 742,275.39 1.00% S
PRFT 71375U101 PERFICIENT INC 5,739.00 129.33 742,224.87 1.00% S
WSM 969904101 WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC 3,972.00 186.69 741,532.68 1.00% S
AMD 007903107 ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES 4,952.00 149.11 738,392.72 0.99% S
EVRI 30034T103 EVERI HOLDINGS INC 38,136.00 19.35 737,931.60 0.99% S
TTGT 87874R100 TECHTARGET 8,220.00 89.66 737,005.20 0.99% S
HUBS 443573100 HUBSPOT INC 961 765.64 735,780.04 0.99% S
VERI 92347M100 VERITONE INC 31,317.00 23.47 735,009.99 0.99% S
MIME G14838109 MIMECAST LTD 9,585.00 76.34 731,718.90 0.98% FS
BIGC 08975P108 BIGCOMMERCE HOLDINGS-SER 1 17,745.00 40.90 725,770.50 0.97% S
RNG 76680R206 RINGCENTRAL INC-CLASS A 3,632.00 199.40 724,220.80 0.97% S
DDOG 23804L103 DATADOG INC - CLASS A 4,398.00 164.53 723,602.94 0.97% S
COUP 22266L106 COUPA SOFTWARE INC 3,965.00 181.54 719,806.10 0.97% S
WK 98139A105 WORKIVA INC 5,606.00 127.77 716,278.62 0.96% S
FTNT 34959E109 FORTINET INC 2,313.00 305.26 706,066.38 0.95% S
SPT 85209W109 SPROUT SOCIAL INC - CLASS A 6,960.00 94.67 658,903.20 0.88% S
SPYN22430 SPY US 02/18/22 P430 326 12.94 421,681.00 0.57% O
SPYN22425 SPY US 02/18/22 P425 308 11.81 363,594.00 0.49% O
X9USDFIIN FIDELITY INSTL MMKT GOVT 57 1,004,327.25 1.00 1,004,327.25 1.35% MM
CASH 218,024.15 100.00 218,024.15 0.29% CA
Holdings and allocations are subject to risks and to change. A holding identified with an “MM” at the end of its name indicates it is a Money Market fund.

FUND

Fees & Expenses

Management Fee 0.76%
Other Expenses 0.32%
Net Expense Ratio 1.08%

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Fund Distributions

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      • Investing involves risk including possible loss of principal. The Sub-Advisor continuously evaluates the Fund’s holdings, purchases and sales with a goal of achieving its investment objective, which is not guaranteed, and judgments about the markets, the economy, or companies may not anticipate actual market movements, economic conditions or company performance. Security prices of small and mid-cap companies may be more volatile than those of larger companies and therefore the Fund’s share price may be more volatile than those of funds that invest a larger percentage of their assets in securities issued by larger-cap companies.

         Options Risk. Selling (writing) and buying options are speculative activities and entail greater than ordinary investment risks. The Fund’s use of put options can lead to losses because of adverse movements in the price or value of the underlying asset, which may be magnified by certain features of the options. When selling a put option, the Fund will receive a premium; however, this premium may not be enough to offset a loss incurred by the Fund if the price of the underlying asset is below the strike price by an amount equal to or greater than the premium. Purchasing of put options involves the payment of premiums, which may adversely affect the Fund’s performance. Purchasing a put option gives the purchaser of the option the right to sell a specified quantity of an underlying asset at a fixed exercise price over a defined period of time. Purchased put options may expire unexercised, resulting in the Fund’s loss of the premium it paid for the option.