ACWV - MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility ETF

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.

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ACWV - Profile


Summary Data for ACWV

52 Week Lo: $59.21 52 Week Hi: $68.53
AUM: $1,310.7 M Shares: 19.6 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 105,748 Avg. Volume (3 month) 87,808
Filings Data as of:

ACWV - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson JNJ: 1.55%
  2. Automatic Data Processing ADP: 1.53%
  3. Novartis AG NVSEF: 1.47%
  4. McDonald's Corp MCD: 1.35%
  5. Southern Co SO: 1.34%
  6. General Mills Inc GIS: 1.31%
  7. Verizon Communications Inc VZ: 1.14%
  8. Nestle SA NSRGF: 1.13%
  9. China Mobile Ltd CHLKF: 1.13%
  10. TransCanada Corp TRP: 1.10%
%Assets in Top 10: 13.04%
Total Holdings: 350.0

ACWV Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 50.68%
International Stocks 42.7%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.19%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.12%
Other 6.3%

ACWV Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Health Care 15.65%
Consumer Defensive 15.63%
Industrials 11.37%
Financial Services 10.2%
Communication Services 8.96%
Consumer Cyclical 8.12%
Utilities 7.96%
Technology 5.28%
Energy 4.64%
Real Estate 3.23%
Basic Materials 2.33%

ACWV Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 35.16%
Large 39.79%
Medium 17.85%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

ACWV Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
U.S. 50.68%
Japan 11.84%
Asia (Developed) 8.69%
Asia (Emerging) 6.34%
Canada 4.76%
Europe 3.47%
Middle East 1.07%
Latin America 0.45%
Australia 0.13%
Africa 0.09%
Region Percentage
Developed 86.45%
Emerging 6.94%

ACWV Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United States 50.68%
Malaysia 1.3%
Japan 11.84%
Switzerland 5.85%
Canada 4.76%
China 3.72%
Taiwan 3.71%
Hong Kong 3.13%
United Kingdom 2.73%
Singapore 1.45%
Other 10.83%
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ACWV - Fact Sheet

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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.

ACWV - Fundamentals

ACWV Performance

1 Week Return: 2.85%
2 Week Return: 2.52%
4 Week Return: 0.91%
13 Week Return: 0.24%
26 Week Return: 6.02%
YTD Return: 7.35%
1 Year Return: 8.29%
3 Year Return: 41.80%
5 Year Return: n/a

ACWV Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.20%
  • Category: Global Equities
  • Category Range: 0.14% to 2.10%
  • Category Average: 0.62%

ACWV Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.67
20 Day Moving Average: $66.35
60 Day Moving Average: $67.03

ACWV Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.64
Dividend Date: 2014-06-25
Dividend: $0.80
Annual Dividend Yield %: 2.46%

ACWV Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 28.99%
20 Day Volatility: 12.04%
50 Day Volatility: 9.01%
200 Day Volatility: 8.04%
Standard Deviation: 2.33%

ACWV - Technicals

ACWV Technicals

20 Day MA: $66.35
60 Day MA: $67.03
MACD 15 Period: 1.23
MACD 100 Period: 0.60
Williams % Range 10 Day: 1.49
Williams % Range 20 Day: 1.49
RSI 10 Day: 63
RSI 20 Day: 56
RSI 30 Day: 54
Ultimate Oscillator: 63

ACWV Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $64.53
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $67.80
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $65.06
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $67.59
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $65.22
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $68.08

ACWV Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $67.23
Support Level 2: $66.92
Resistance Level 1: $67.72
Resistance Level 2: $67.90

ACWV Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 65.20
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 86.61
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 60.28
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 74.25

ACWV Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 28.99%
20 Day Volatility: 12.04%
50 Day Volatility: 9.01%
200 Day Volatility: 8.04%
Standard Deviation: 2.33%

ACWV - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Global Equities 0.2 2011-10-20 iShares ETF +7.35%

ACWV Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+
Expenses A
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ACWV on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Global Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

ACWV Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
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ETFdb Analyst Report for ACWV

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 l...

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