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  • ETF
  • ACWV
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.0 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $73.77
  • Category
  • Global Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $57.41
  • 52 Week Hi: $75.18
  • AUM: $2,960.3 M
  • Shares: 40.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 203,470
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 233,428

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Analyst Report

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.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

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.

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ACWV Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- VEU
Expenses A VXUS

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ACWV In-Depth Analysis

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

ACWV Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 57.08%
International Stocks 42.85%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.07%
Other 0.0%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 16.67%
Consumer Defensive 16.65%
Financial Services 11.23%
Industrials 10.4%
Communication Services 10.25%
Utilities 8.13%
Consumer Cyclical 7.92%
Real Estate 7.2%
Technology 5.88%
Basic Materials 3.99%
Energy 1.62%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 35.42%
Large 46.15%
Medium 17.19%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 57.08%
Japan 13.61%
Asia (Developed) 8.63%
Canada 6.4%
Asia (Emerging) 5.63%
Europe 3.18%
Middle East 1.23%
Latin America 0.48%
Australia 0.18%
Africa 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 93.71%
Emerging 6.21%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 57.08%
Malaysia 0.97%
Japan 13.61%
Canada 6.4%
Taiwan 3.6%
Switzerland 3.38%
Hong Kong 3.19%
China 3.01%
United Kingdom 2.53%
Singapore 1.28%
Other 4.95%

ACWV Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 16 other ETFs in the Global Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

ACWV Performance

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

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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.

ACWV Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
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As of May 06 2016

ACWV Dividend

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

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Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
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As of May 06, 2016

ACWV Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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  • 20 Day MA: $73.58
  • 60 Day MA: $73.23
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.23
  • MACD 100 Period: 2.70
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 22.80
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 32.88
  • RSI 10 Day: 54
  • RSI 20 Day: 54
  • RSI 30 Day: 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 59

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $72.40
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $74.21
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $72.64
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $74.48
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $72.70
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $74.81

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $73.64
  • Support Level 2: $73.52
  • Resistance Level 1: $73.91
  • Resistance Level 2: $74.06


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 53.38
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 76.32
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 54.37
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 61.11

Fact Sheet

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