Biblical Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE: BIBL) Beats Benchmark At Three Year Anniversary

Biblically responsible Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE: BIBL) marks three years of trading as performance beats S&P 500 benchmark despite no exposure to high-flying FAANG stocks.
Dec 2, 2020
Robert Netzly

San Jose, Calif., December 2, 2020 — The Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE: BIBL) from biblically responsible investingfirm, Inspire Investing, celebrated three-years of trading on Friday, October30th, 2020. The biblically-aligned fund notched performance numbers slightlyin excess of the benchmark S&P 500, despite having no exposure to thehigh-flying “FAANG stocks”, referring to the mega-cap technology giantsFacebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, which have delivered outsizedreturns over the past several years.

“Some people were skeptical that a US large cap fundscreened for biblical values could keep pace with the S&P 500, especiallysince our biblical screening excludes the FAANG stocks,” commented RobertNetzly, CEO of Inspire. “While we believe glorifying God by investing withbiblical values is more important than returns, the three-year performance ofBIBL further strengthens our conviction that good values and good returns arenot mutually exclusive.”

 Over the three-year period since inception onOctober 30th, 2017, the Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE: BIBL) deliveredannualized returns of 10.64% on market price and 10.73% on the NAV (net assetvalue), compared to the S&P 500 return of 10.45% over the same time period.The complete standardized returns table comparing multiple time-frames sinceinception is below, for both the three year anniversary and as of the mostrecent quarter end.

 PERFORMANCE  AS of most recent quarter end (9/30/20)

(Returns greater than 1 year are annualized. Data  from Bloomberg and ETF Logic.)

Past performance is no guarantee of futureresults. The performance data quoted here represents past performance. Currentperformance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted above.Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so that shares, whenredeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performancedata current to the most recent month end, please call 877.658.9473.

1Inspire Funds are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are notindividually redeemed from the fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns.

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Market Price returns are based upon the officialclosing price on the listing exchange (NYSE ARCA) at 4:00 p.m. ET when NAV isnormally determined for most Inspire Funds, and do not represent the returnsyou would receive if you traded shares at other times.

About Inspire 100 ETF (NSYE: BIBL)

The Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE: BIBL) is comprised of theone-hundred most biblically-aligned, large cap companies in the United States,as measured by the Inspire Impact Score methodology, Inspire’s globallyrecognized faith-based ESG (environmental, social and governance) scoringsystem. The Inspire Impact Score methodology excludes companies involved withproblem areas such as abortion and human trafficking, while awarding positivepoints to companies exhibiting “best in class” performance in areas such associal impact, labor practices, political action and environmental stewardship.

BIBL offers a net expense of 0.35%, which iscontractually reduced by Inspire from the gross expense of 0.57% to keep feeslower for investors at a minimum through March 31, 2021, at which point the feewaiver can be renewed. BIBL seeks to replicate investment results thatgenerally correspond, before fees and expenses, to the performance of theInspire 100 Index.

To learn more about the Inspire 100 ETF (NYSE:BIBL), including performance and prospectus, please visit www.inspireETF.com.

About Inspire Investing
Inspire Investing is a leading provider of biblically responsible, faith-basedESG investments and creator of the globally recognized Inspire Impact Score™which is used by investors around the world to measure the biblical alignmentof their investments according to Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI)principles. For more information, visit www.inspireinvesting.com.

Mediacontact:
Eric Smyth
(831)382-6572
inspire@inspireinvesting.com

Investment advisory services offeredthrough CWM Advisors, LLC dba Inspire, a Registered Investment Advisor with theSEC.

There is no guarantee that the Fundswill achieve their objective, generate positive returns, or avoid losses. Beforeinvesting, consider the funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges andexpenses. To obtain a prospectus which contains this and other information,call 877.658.9473, or visit www.inspireinvesting.com. Read it carefully. The Inspire ETFs are distributed byForeside Financial Services LLC., Member FINRA. 

Inspire and Foreside Financial Services LLC arenot affiliated. 

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There is no guarantee that the Funds will achieve their objective, generate positive returns, or avoid losses. Before investing, consider the funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. To obtain a prospectus which contains this and other information, call 877.658.9473, or visit www.inspireinvesting.com. Read it carefully. The Inspire ETFs are distributed by Foreside Financial Services LLC., Member FINRA / SIPC. 

Inspire and Foreside Financial Services LLC are not affiliated. 

ETF shares are not redeemable with the issuing fund other than in large Creation Unit aggregations. Instead, investors must buy or sell ETF Shares in the secondary market with the assistance of a stockbroker. In doing so, the investor may incur brokerage commissions and may pay more than net asset value when buying and receive less than net asset value when selling. The NAV of the Fund’s shares is calculated each day the national securities exchanges are open for trading as of the close of regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), normally 4:00 p.m. Eastern time (the “NAV Calculation Time”). Shares are bought and sold at market price (closing price) not NAV. Market Price returns are based upon the official closing price on the listing exchange (NYSE ARCA) at 4:00 p.m. ET when NAV is normally determined for most Inspire Funds, and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.

An active secondary market for the Fund’s shares may not exist. Although the Fund’s shares will be listed on an exchange, subject to notice of issuance, it is possible that an active trading market may not develop or be maintained. There is no guarantee that distributions will be paid. 

Investment advisory services offered through CWM Advisors, LLC dba Inspire, a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. 

National Admin Office: 650 San Benito St, Ste. 130 Hollister, CA 95023; Phone: (877)658-9473; Email: admin@inspireinvesting.com 

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