PRNT, 3D Printing ETF



“3D Printing: Shaping the Future of Design”


Experiencing drastic cost declines while enhancing speed, accuracy, and customization, 3D printing is one of the highest growth potential industries in the economy and is set to transform the manufacturing landscape.


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As of 12/31/2017
Fund Type: Indexed Equity ETF
Inception Date:07/19/2016
Primary Exchange:Cboe Global Markets
Expense Ratio: 0.66%
AdvisorARK Investment Management LLC
As identified in the current Fund prospectus, the expense ratio is based on estimated expenses for the current fiscal year.


As of 12/31/2017
Index Name:Total 3D-Printing Index
Index Calculator: Solactive AG
Weighting Method:
Multi-Factor Weighting
(Equal within each Factor)
Rebalance: Quarterly
Weighted Avg. Market Cap:$35 Billion
Median Market Cap:$5.5 Billion
Number of Holdings43


The Total 3D-Printing Index is composed of equity securities and depositary receipts of exchange listed companies from the U.S., non-U.S. developed markets and Taiwan that are engaged in 3D printing related businesses within the following business lines: (i) 3D printing hardware, (ii) computer aided design (“CAD”) and 3D printing simulation software, (iii) 3D printing centers, (iv) scanning and measurement, and (v) 3D printing materials.


The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT) seeks to provide investment results that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of the Total 3D-Printing Index, which is designed to track the price movements of stocks of companies involved in the 3D printing industry.


As of 12/31/2017
PRNT3 MonthsYTD1 YearSince Inception
Market Price-4.39%17.99%17.99%16.25%
*Past performance does not guarantee future results. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. The 
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It took the 3D Printing sector twenty years to reach a market value of $1 billion. It took only five years for it to reach $2 billion, and analysts believe it will grow 400% in the next ten years.1


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The principal risks of investing in ARK’s Index ETFs include equity, market, concentration and non-diversification risks, as well as fluctuations in market value and net asset value (“NAV”). The principal risks of investing in PRNT: Equity Securities Risk. The value of the equity securities the Fund holds may fall due to general market and economic conditions. Foreign Securities Risk. Investments in the securities of foreign issuers involve risks beyond those associated with investments in U.S. securities. Index Tracking Risk. The returns of the ETF may not match the returns of the underlying index that the ETF is designed to track. Industrials Sector Risk. Companies in the industrials sector may be adversely affected by changes in government regulation, world events, economic conditions, environmental damages, product liability claims and exchange rates. Information Technology Sector Risk. Information technology companies face intense competition, both domestically and internationally, which may have an adverse effect on profit margins.

Portfolio holdings will change and should not be considered as investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security.

[1] Source: Siemens, Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing: Facts & Forecasts, October 2014,
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