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This ETF offers exposure to global equity markets, including both developed and emerging economies. Given this broad focus, ACWV could be an appealing tool within a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio, or could be used as more of a tactical instrument. The unique attribute of ACWV is the focus on low volatility stocks; this methodology should generally result in a portfolio with limited downside potential compared to the broad markets, while still allowing investors to maintain equity market exposure. ACWV is one of several ETFs that allows investors to achieve cheap and efficient access to a strategy that would otherwise require significant time and expense to construct. For investors looking to scale back the amount of volatility exhibited by their portfolio, an allocation to ACWV can be a quick way to smooth out some of the dips and jumps without conducting extensive stock screens. This ETF is extremely cost efficient considering the type of exposure offered, making it potentially very appealing to investors looking to minimize both expenses and volatility.
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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 16 other ETFs in the Global Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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