AFK Market Vectors-Africa Index ETF
- Emerging Markets Equities
AFK - Profile
- Issuer: Van Eck
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.81%
- ETF Home Page: AFK
- Inception: Jul 10, 2008
- Tax Form: 1099
- AFK Tracks This Index: Dow Jones Africa Titans 50 Index
- 52 Week Lo: $23.64
- 52 Week Hi: $33.49
- AUM: $104.0 M
- Shares: 4.0 M
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The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in Africa or that generate the majority of their revenues in Africa.
AFK - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
AFK is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Dow Jones Africa Titans 50 Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in Africa or that generate the majority of their revenues in Africa.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for AFK 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 Emerging Markets 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.
AFK In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for AFK and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
AFK - HoldingsFilings Data as of: May 04, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
CBKD 7.49%Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE GDR
GUARANTY 6.40%Guaranty Trust Bank PLC
ZENITHBANK 4.54%Zenith Bank PLC
NPN 4.26%Naspers Ltd Class N
NB 4.14%Nigerian Breweries PLC
TLW 3.47%Tullow Oil PLC
TMGH.CA 3.29%Talaat Moustafa Group Holding
ATW 2.97%Attijariwafa Bank
SAF 2.95%Safaricom Ltd
GLTD 2.78%Global Telecom Holding SAE GDR
This section compares how balanced and deep AFK is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
AFK Asset Allocation
AFK Sector Breakdown
AFK Market Cap Breakdown
AFK Region Breakdown
AFK Market Tier Breakdown
AFK Country Breakdown
AFK - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of AFK to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in AFK
AFK is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 32 other ETFs in the Emerging Markets Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
AFK - Performance
This section shows how AFK has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
AFK - 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 AFK relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
AFK - Technicals
AFK Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of AFK compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $26.71
- 60 Day MA: $25.93
- MACD 15 Period: -0.69
- MACD 100 Period: 0.13
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 94.78
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 94.78
- RSI 10 Day: 33
- RSI 20 Day: 44
- RSI 30 Day: 48
- Ultimate Oscillator: 33
AFK Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $26.16
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $27.19
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $26.30
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $27.16
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $26.12
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $27.12
AFK Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $25.85
- Support Level 2: $25.72
- Resistance Level 1: $26.15
- Resistance Level 2: $26.32
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 22.82
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 15.43
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 28.25
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 27.92
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