AFK - Market Vectors-Africa Index ETF

Description: The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies that are headquartered in Africa or that generate the majority of their revenues in Africa.

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AFK - Profile

Summary Data for AFK

52 Week Lo: $23.64 52 Week Hi: $33.49
AUM: $93.3 M Shares: 3.7 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 45,591 Avg. Volume (3 month) 41,529
Filings Data as of:

AFK - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE GDR CMGGF: 7.87%
  2. Guaranty Trust Bank PLC GUARANTY: 4.97%
  3. Nigerian Breweries PLC NB: 3.79%
  4. Naspers Ltd Class N NAPRF: 3.69%
  5. Zenith Bank PLC ZENITHBANK: 3.50%
  6. Talaat Moustafa Group Holding TMGH.CA: 3.28%
  7. Tullow Oil PLC TUWLF: 3.22%
  8. Global Telecom Holding SAE GDR ORSTF: 3.15%
  9. Attijariwafa bank BCMA: 2.99%
  10. Safaricom Ltd SAF: 2.98%
%Assets in Top 10: 39.45%
Total Holdings: 127.0

AFK Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.18%
International Stocks 97.46%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 2.34%
Other 0.02%

AFK Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 35.45%
Basic Materials 15.17%
Communication Services 13.6%
Energy 11.86%
Consumer Defensive 7.72%
Real Estate 4.27%
Technology 3.69%
Consumer Cyclical 2.86%
Health Care 1.52%
Industrials 0.77%
Utilities 0.0%

AFK Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 3.69%
Large 15.5%
Medium 43.42%
Small 21.4%
Micro 1.29%

AFK Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Africa 75.04%
Europe 16.24%
Canada 3.93%
Australia 1.2%
Asia (Emerging) 1.05%
U.S. 0.18%
Japan 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%
Region Percentage
Emerging 76.08%
Developed 21.55%

AFK Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
South Africa 22.15%
Mozambique 1.1%
Egypt 21.13%
Nigeria 17.53%
United Kingdom 13.85%
Morocco 9.07%
Canada 3.93%
Kenya 2.98%
France 2.24%
Australia 1.2%
Other 4.82%
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AFK - Fact Sheet

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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 - Fundamentals

AFK Performance

1 Week Return: -4.60%
2 Week Return: -0.56%
4 Week Return: -4.05%
13 Week Return: -13.47%
26 Week Return: -23.28%
YTD Return: -4.05%
1 Year Return: -14.82%
3 Year Return: -2.95%
5 Year Return: 2.29%

AFK Expenses & Fees

AFK Valuation

P/E Ratio: 9.96
Beta: 1.16
20 Day Moving Average: $25.60
60 Day Moving Average: $26.48

AFK Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.76
Dividend Date: 2014-12-22
Dividend: $0.76
Annual Dividend Yield %: 3.00%

AFK Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 12.37%
20 Day Volatility: 14.29%
50 Day Volatility: 18.93%
200 Day Volatility: 17.70%
Standard Deviation: 2.39%

AFK - Technicals

AFK Technicals

20 Day MA: $25.60
60 Day MA: $26.48
MACD 15 Period: -0.63
MACD 100 Period: -2.95
Williams % Range 10 Day: 90.21
Williams % Range 20 Day: 91.36
RSI 10 Day: 34
RSI 20 Day: 38
RSI 30 Day: 38
Ultimate Oscillator: 47

AFK Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.91
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.12
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.02
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.20
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.49
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.55

AFK Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $24.65
Support Level 2: $24.42
Resistance Level 1: $25.22
Resistance Level 2: $25.56

AFK Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 48.49
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 26.82
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 58.20
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 39.32

AFK Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 12.37%
20 Day Volatility: 14.29%
50 Day Volatility: 18.93%
200 Day Volatility: 17.70%
Standard Deviation: 2.39%

AFK - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Emerging Markets Equities 0.81 2008-07-10 Van Eck ETF -4.05%

AFK Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B
Expenses C+
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 AFK 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 Emerging Markets Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

AFK Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for AFK

This fund offers broad exposure to continent of Africa, focusing in one numerous emerging markets in the region. AFK is heavily weighted towards the continent's largest economies with South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria dominating the top holdings. The focus is large and mid caps but since many ETFs...

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