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  • ETF
  • ALD
    Pricing Data
    $45.92
    Change: $0.19 (-0.0%)
    Time: 08/22/16
    Previous Close: $46.11
  • Category
  • International Government Bonds
Last Updated:

Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: WisdomTree
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.55%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Mar 17, 2011
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: n/a

Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $41.06
  • 52 Week Hi: $46.30
  • AUM: $27.6 M
  • Shares: 0.6 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 910
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 849

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

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to debt issued by Asian governments and corporations, making ALD a potentially useful tool for investors looking to add some international holdings to the fixed income portion of their portfolios. Most ETFs in the Total Bond Market ETFdb Category (such as AGG and BND) consist entirely of debt from U.S. issuers. Diversifying bond exposure beyond U.S. borders has the potential to add both diversification and return enhancement benefits, making a fund such as ALD a potentially valuable addition to a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio. This fund can also be used in connection with more tactical, shorter-term strategies. ALD includes debt from about a dozen different countries, including both developed and emerging Asian economies (Japanese debt is excluded). That means that exposure is diversified across a number of different currencies and issuers (the portfolio includes both sovereign and corporate bonds). ALD will generally offer yields that exceed debt of U.S. issuers, making it attractive for those looking to beef up current returns and willing to take on some additional risk. It should be noted that investors in this fund are exposed to risks associated with exchange rate movements; a strengthening dollar may hurt the value of ALD. Investors seeking exposure only to emerging markets issuers may want to consider ELD, while those looking for exposure to bonds from primarily developed markets outside the U.S. may consider those in the International Government Bonds ETFdb Category (or PICB for international corporate debt).

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ALD 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 International 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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ALD Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ BWX
Expenses B+ IAGG
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

Knowledge Centers

ALD 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.

ALD Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 02, 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:
38
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
47.62%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 92.01%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 7.99%
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 74.19%
Cash And Equivalents 7.99%
Government Related 6.81%
Corporate Bond 5.85%
Municipal Taxable 4.8%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 2.46%
2% to 3% 27.86%
3% to 4% 17.84%
4% to 5% 20.54%
5% to 6% 7.01%
6% to 7% 6.32%
7% to 8% 2.61%
8% to 9% 4.49%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 2.86%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 39.05%
AA 28.33%
A 21.06%
BBB 11.56%
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 14.94%
3-5 Years 37.87%
5-7 Years 17.1%
7-10 Years 14.47%
10-15 Years 6.18%
15-20 Years 1.45%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.0%

ALD 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
0.578%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.26%
Category Average
0.42%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.55%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 5 other ETFs in the International Government Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

ALD Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
-0.11%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
2.04%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
4.97%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
7.52%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
8.16%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
9.09%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
2.90%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
-4.32%
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 ALD relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

ALD 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

ALD Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.08
Dividend Date
2016-07-25
Annual Dividend Rate
$1.00
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.17%
Category Low
Category High

ALD 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:
31.43%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
7.10%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
7.48%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
7.39%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
0.88
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
1.37%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $45.69
  • 60 Day MA: $45.05
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.09
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.05
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 58.46
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 29.23
  • RSI 10 Day: 58
  • RSI 20 Day: 59
  • RSI 30 Day: 59
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 51

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $45.57
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $46.26
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $45.07
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $46.30
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $44.98
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $46.17

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $45.92
  • Support Level 2: $45.92
  • Resistance Level 1: $45.92
  • Resistance Level 2: $45.92

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 57.95
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 43.48
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 57.60
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 50.20

Fact Sheet

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