AFK Market Vectors-Africa Index ETF

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AFK - Profile

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Alternative ETFs in the Emerging Markets Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

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

Realtime Rating

AFK - Realtime Rating

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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 Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses C+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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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.

Holdings

AFK - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 05, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
AFK Rank:
AFK 116
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
AFK Rank:
AFK 42.65%
Category Low
Category High

AFK Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.18%
International Stocks 99.66%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.16%
Other 0.0%

AFK Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 39.38%
Basic Materials 14.41%
Communication Services 13.1%
Energy 9.58%
Consumer Defensive 8.3%
Real Estate 5.18%
Technology 4.37%
Consumer Cyclical 3.34%
Health Care 1.51%
Industrials 0.66%
Utilities 0.0%

AFK Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 4.37%
Large 18.18%
Medium 53.66%
Small 22.34%
Micro 1.28%

AFK Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Africa 78.83%
Europe 14.34%
Canada 4.35%
Asia (Developed) 1.13%
Australia 1.01%
U.S. 0.18%
Middle East 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

AFK Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Emerging 78.83%
Developed 21.01%

AFK Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
South Africa 22.91%
Singapore 1.13%
Egypt 21.05%
Nigeria 20.23%
United Kingdom 12.36%
Morocco 9.11%
Canada 4.35%
Kenya 3.56%
France 1.75%
Mozambique 1.25%
Other 2.3%
Expense

AFK - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
AFK Rank:
AFK 0.80%
Category Low
Category High
Performance

AFK - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -0.93%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -8.23%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -17.34%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -10.75%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -13.61%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -30.92%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -13.14%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
AFK Rank:
AFK -16.29%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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.

Valuation

AFK - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
AFK Rank:
AFK 12.86
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 31, 2015

Dividend

AFK - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
AFK Rank:
AFK 3.40%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 31, 2015

Technicals

AFK - Technicals

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AFK Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
AFK Rank:
AFK 59.58%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
AFK Rank:
AFK 21.37%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
AFK Rank:
AFK 16.02%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
AFK Rank:
AFK 16.40%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
AFK Rank:
AFK 1.45
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
AFK Rank:
AFK 2.73%
Category Low
Category High

AFK Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $22.99
  • 60 Day MA: $24.70
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.52
  • MACD 100 Period: -2.71
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 88.55
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 90.74
  • RSI 10 Day: 32
  • RSI 20 Day: 31
  • RSI 30 Day: 33
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 38

AFK Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $22.07
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $23.47
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $22.26
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $23.77
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $21.86
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $25.28

AFK Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $22.28
  • Support Level 2: $22.15
  • Resistance Level 1: $22.54
  • Resistance Level 2: $22.67

AFK Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 47.41
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 31.09
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 41.72
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 27.80
Fact Sheet

AFK - Fact Sheet

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