The Democratic Political Contributions ETF (ticker: DEMZ) is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, administered by SEI, audited by PwC and is designed to track the DEMZ Political Contributions Index as calculated and published by S&P Dow Jones Indices.
The Index and ETF represent those S&P 500 companies and their management that give at least 75% of their political contributions to Democratic candidates and Political Action Committees.
RAM manages risk by minimizing the Index’s deviation from the S&P using portfolio construction software. It also includes a 5% cap on the largest single stock and a sector balance that deviates no more than 5% from the S&P 500’s composition.
The Democratic Political Contributions ETF
DEMZ is an ETF comprised of securities of those S&P 500 companies that give at least 75% of their political contributions to Democratic candidates and political action committees. The Fund (DEMZ) seeks to track the total return performance before fees and expenses of the DEMZ Political Contribution Index as calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices.
As consumers, we've learned that we can vote with our dollar. We seek alternatives to our go-to products when we learn they aren't aligned with our values. We seek to buy from companies that embody democratic values and support with our time and dollars those candidates that reflect our principles and ideals.
But what about our savings and investments? Retirement accounts and outside investments often represent the largest component of our net worth. But do we know what we are invested in? Do we own stock in the same companies we are boycotting?