ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF

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Description

The index aims to reflect the performance characteristics of a minimum variance strategy applied to large and mid cap equities across 45 Developed and Emerging Markets countries . The index is calculated by optimizing the MSCI ACWI Index, its parent index, for the lowest absolute risk (within a given set of constraints). Historically, the index has shown lower beta and volatility characteristics relative to the MSCI ACWI Index.

Realtime Rating

ACWV - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

ACWV is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index. The index aims to reflect the performance characteristics of a minimum variance strategy applied to large and mid cap equities across 45 Developed and Emerging Markets countries . The index is calculated by optimizing the MSCI ACWI Index, its parent index, for the lowest absolute risk (within a given set of constraints). Historically, the index has shown lower beta and volatility characteristics relative to the MSCI ACWI Index.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ACWV on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Global Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

ACWV Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ n/a
Expenses A n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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ACWV In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for ACWV and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

ACWV - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep ACWV is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 375
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 12.29%
Category Low
Category High

ACWV Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 55.56%
International Stocks 43.79%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.24%
Other 0.41%

ACWV Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 17.66%
Consumer Defensive 16.41%
Financial Services 13.57%
Industrials 11.16%
Communication Services 9.55%
Utilities 7.89%
Consumer Cyclical 6.73%
Technology 5.23%
Real Estate 4.65%
Basic Materials 3.83%
Energy 2.06%

ACWV Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 34.59%
Large 42.91%
Medium 19.2%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.16%

ACWV Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 55.21%
Japan 13.42%
Asia (Developed) 9.11%
Asia (Emerging) 7.29%
Canada 4.86%
Europe 3.14%
Middle East 1.21%
Latin America 0.57%
Australia 0.16%
Africa 0.06%

ACWV Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 90.8%
Emerging 7.92%

ACWV Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 55.21%
Malaysia 1.0%
Japan 13.42%
Canada 4.86%
China 4.52%
Taiwan 3.75%
Switzerland 3.69%
Hong Kong 3.38%
United Kingdom 2.36%
Singapore 1.39%
Other 6.42%
Expense

ACWV - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of ACWV to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 0.20%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in ACWV

ACWV is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

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Performance

ACWV - Performance

This section shows how ACWV has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV -0.64%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV -4.44%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV -4.89%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV -4.41%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV -0.25%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 2.06%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 30.53%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
ACWV Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

ACWV - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of ACWV relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

ACWV - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of ACWV compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 19.56
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 28, 2015

Dividend

ACWV - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of ACWV compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 2.17%
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 28, 2015

Technicals

ACWV - Technicals

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ACWV Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of ACWV compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 71.53%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 21.53%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 15.76%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 12.67%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 0.81
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
ACWV Rank:
ACWV 2.34%
Category Low
Category High

ACWV Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $69.88
  • 60 Day MA: $70.29
  • MACD 15 Period: -1.46
  • MACD 100 Period: -3.17
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 26.82
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 27.89
  • RSI 10 Day: 42
  • RSI 20 Day: 42
  • RSI 30 Day: 43
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 54

ACWV Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $63.77
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $73.17
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $65.52
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $74.12
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $66.47
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $73.72

ACWV Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $67.28
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $68.56

ACWV Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 61.97
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 73.23
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 53.87
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 58.71
Fact Sheet

ACWV - Fact Sheet

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