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  • ETF
  • AGZ
    Pricing Data
    $115.58
    Change: $0.12 (0.0%)
    Time: 09/26/16
    Previous Close: $115.46
  • Category
  • Government Bonds
Last Updated:

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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $112.23
  • 52 Week Hi: $117.44
  • AUM: $623.6 M
  • Shares: 5.4 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 17,395
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 22,245

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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETF tracks the Agency segment of the U.S. bond market, offering exposure to notes issued by organizations such as the FDIC, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. These notes tend to be very short term in nature and the fund has an average weighted maturity of less than four years. The good thing about this product is that since agencies still operate in a grey area in terms of federal government gurantees, they often pay a higher interest rate than comparable government bonds. However, many of the agencies are pretty much unsustainable over the long haul and the federal government may at some point have to remove the guranatee and allow the agencies to float freely without government support. Due to this risk, I believe agencies aren't really worth your time but for investors that aren't concerned about this and are looking for a higher yield than Treasuries without the risks of corporates, AGZ makes for a cost efficient pick.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for AGZ 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 Government Bonds 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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AGZ 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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AGZ 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.

AGZ Holdings

Filings Data as of: Sep 05, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
120
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
46.89%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 96.39%
International Bonds 1.14%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 2.47%
Other 0.0%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Government Related 90.23%
Cash And Equivalents 2.45%
Agency Mortgage Backed 2.35%
Corporate Bond 2.05%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 1.84%
Government 1.04%
Asset Backed 0.26%
Convertible 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 40.42%
1% to 2% 31.62%
2% to 3% 4.02%
3% to 4% 2.37%
4% to 5% 1.59%
5% to 6% 6.73%
6% to 7% 5.55%
7% to 8% 2.4%
8% to 9% 1.04%
9% to 10% 1.02%
Greater Than 10% 0.73%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 94.99%
AA 5.01%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.0%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 59.43%
3-5 Years 17.68%
5-7 Years 2.06%
7-10 Years 6.26%
10-15 Years 6.69%
15-20 Years 3.15%
20-30 Years 1.78%
30+ Years 0.48%

AGZ 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

ETF Average
0.576%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.26%
Category Average
0.25%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.20%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

AGZ Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
0.43%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
-0.09%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
-0.13%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
1.13%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
2.36%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
2.39%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
7.49%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
8.71%
Category Low
Category High

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 AGZ relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

AGZ 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
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

AGZ Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.12
Dividend Date
2016-05-02
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.75
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
0.65%
Category Low
Category High

AGZ 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
Rank:
6.90%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
1.76%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
2.06%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
2.31%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
0.2
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
1.06%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $115.38
  • 60 Day MA: $115.55
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.27
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.22
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 9.41
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 25.24
  • RSI 10 Day: 61
  • RSI 20 Day: 54
  • RSI 30 Day: 53
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 42

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $114.93
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $115.57
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $114.99
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $115.78
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $115.07
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $115.87

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $115.47
  • Support Level 2: $115.37
  • Resistance Level 1: $115.67
  • Resistance Level 2: $115.77

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 51.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 72.00
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 43.16
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 59.73

Fact Sheet

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