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  • ETF
  • ALFA
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.13 (-0.0%)
    Time: 07/27/17
    Previous Close: $41.03
  • Category
  • Hedge Fund
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $33.85
  • 52 Week Hi: $41.31
  • AUM: $28.7 M
  • Shares: 0.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 2,967
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 2,843

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Analyst Report

This ETF tracks a dynamic benchmark which is based on top holdings of hedge fund managers. The underlying index is constructed by analyzing 13F filings, which are regulatory filings that institutional investors with $100 million or more in assets under management are required to file with the SEC within 45 days of the end of each quarter. As such, ALFA attempts to mimic the positions and strategies implemented by professional money-managers, many of whom have a proven track record of consistently generating alpha. There are some drawbacks to this strategy however; besides the time lag associated with the SEC paperwork, there is also the issue of incompleteness of these filings and the nuances of net exposure reported. Investors should also consider GURU, which offers a generally similar strategy for a cheaper price tag; the distinguishing feature being that ALFA has the flexibility to vary between a traditional long only portfolio and a market hedged strategy based on relative price targets.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ALFA 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 Hedge Fund 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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ALFA Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses C+ n/a

Knowledge Centers

ALFA 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.com Category.

ALFA Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 26, 2017

Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.18%
ETF Cash Component 0.82%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 24.03%
Consumer, Cyclical 18.72%
Financials 14.32%
Healthcare 12.77%
Industrials 10.81%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 8.39%
Real Estate 3.98%
Basic Materials 3.2%
Energy 1.94%
Utilities 1.03%
ETF Cash Component 0.82%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 62.96%
Mid cap 17.25%
Micro cap 11.66%
Small cap 7.3%
ETF Cash Component 0.82%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 90.39%
Europe 6.53%
Asia 3.08%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 88.39%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 8.53%
Emerging Markets 3.08%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 88.39%
China 3.08%
Ireland 2.08%
Canada 2.0%
Netherlands 1.98%
United Kingdom 1.54%
Belgium 0.93%

ALFA Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 8 other ETFs in the Hedge Fund ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

ALFA Performance

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

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

ALFA Valuation

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

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ALFA Dividend

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

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ALFA Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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  • 20 Day MA: $40.29
  • 60 Day MA: $39.68
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.45
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.92
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 38.68
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 22.65
  • RSI 10 Day: 69
  • RSI 20 Day: 65
  • RSI 30 Day: 63
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 51

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $40.22
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $41.21
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $39.34
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $41.24
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $39.12
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $41.06

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $40.63
  • Support Level 2: $40.35
  • Resistance Level 1: $41.24
  • Resistance Level 2: $41.58


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 41.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 64.56
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 49.29
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 77.83

Fact Sheet

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