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Principal Millennials Index ETF (GENY)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

GENY is a passive ETF by Principal tracking the investment results of the NASDAQ Global Millennial Opportunity Index. GENY launched on Aug 19, 2016 and has a 0.45% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS74255Y5087
  • CUSIP74255Y508
  • IssuerPrincipal
  • Inception DateAug 19, 2016
  • RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
  • CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
  • Expense Ratio0.45%
  • Index TrackedNASDAQ Global Millennial Opportunity Index
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

  • Asset Class Style


Trading Data

  • Previous Close$40.97
  • Year Range$39.65 - $64.81
  • EMA (50)$45.09
  • EMA (200)$52.92
  • Average Volume$12.53K

GENYShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Principal Millennials Index ETF on Aug 23, 2016 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $17,467 for a total return of roughly 74.67%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

GENY (Principal Millennials Index ETF)
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GENYReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


GENYMonthly Returns Heatmap

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GENYSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Principal Millennials Index ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.42. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

GENY (Principal Millennials Index ETF)
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GENYDividend History

Principal Millennials Index ETF granted a 4.37% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.79 per share.


Dividend yield


GENYDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

GENY (Principal Millennials Index ETF)
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GENYWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Principal Millennials Index ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Principal Millennials Index ETF is 39.08%, recorded on May 11, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-39.08%Feb 17, 2021312May 11, 2022
-38.07%Jan 17, 202042Mar 18, 202067Jun 23, 2020109
-23.52%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201886May 3, 2019166
-10.92%Jan 29, 201810Feb 9, 201877Jun 11, 201887
-8.16%May 6, 201917May 29, 201929Jul 16, 201946
-7.62%Jul 29, 20196Aug 5, 201974Nov 18, 201980
-7.25%Sep 3, 202015Sep 24, 202010Oct 9, 202025
-5.89%Oct 14, 202013Oct 30, 20203Nov 4, 202016
-5.83%Jun 15, 201810Jun 28, 201836Aug 23, 201846
-4.88%Sep 1, 201629Nov 3, 201633Jan 24, 201762

GENYVolatility Chart

Current Principal Millennials Index ETF volatility is 37.48%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

GENY (Principal Millennials Index ETF)
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