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Alternative ETFs in the Corporate Bonds 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 measures the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated publicly-issued investment grade corporate bonds in the utility sector.

Realtime Rating

AMPS - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

AMPS is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Barclays Capital U.S. Utility Bond Index. The index measures the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated publicly-issued investment grade corporate bonds in the utility sector.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for AMPS 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 Corporate 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.

AMPS Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

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AMPS In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for AMPS and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

AMPS - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 05, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Duke Engy Corp New 2.1%
    2.57%
  2. Detroit Edison 2.65%
    2.49%
  3. Pacific Gas & Elec 6.05%
    2.28%
  4. Nextera Engy Cap Hldgs 2.4%
    2.02%
  5. Dominion Res Inc Va New 2.5%
    1.78%
  6. Duke Engy Progress 0.4636%
    1.66%
  7. Southern Calif Edison 3.5%
    1.56%
  8. Pacific Gas & Elec 3.25%
    1.52%
  9. Midamerican Engy Hldgs New 6.125%
    1.34%
  10. Natl Rural Utils Coop Fin 10.375%
    1.29%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 168
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 18.51%
Category Low
Category High

AMPS Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 94.72%
International Bonds 1.02%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 4.26%
Other 0.0%

AMPS 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%

AMPS Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Corporate Bond 90.51%
Government 5.23%
Cash And Equivalents 4.26%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

AMPS Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 2.08%
1% to 2% 3.8%
2% to 3% 12.1%
3% to 4% 20.42%
4% to 5% 24.75%
5% to 6% 13.02%
6% to 7% 15.26%
7% to 8% 1.49%
8% to 9% 1.52%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 1.29%

AMPS Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 2.2%
AA 4.52%
A 57.02%
BBB 36.26%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

AMPS Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 9.93%
3-5 Years 13.62%
5-7 Years 8.69%
7-10 Years 18.12%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 4.59%
20-30 Years 39.98%
30+ Years 0.8%
Expense

AMPS - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 0.30%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in AMPS

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 25 other ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

AMPS - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 1.00%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 0.16%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS -5.60%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS -8.18%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS -3.82%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS -1.35%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 1.89%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
AMPS Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

AMPS - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
AMPS Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 27, 2015

Dividend

AMPS - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 2.77%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 27, 2015

Technicals

AMPS - Technicals

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AMPS Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 37.97%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 14.82%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 12.05%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 11.54%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 1.05
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
AMPS Rank:
AMPS 1.57%
Category Low
Category High

AMPS Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $49.25
  • 60 Day MA: $49.89
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.42
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.37
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 16.38
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 9.64
  • RSI 10 Day: 56
  • RSI 20 Day: 50
  • RSI 30 Day: 48
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 68

AMPS Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $48.79
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $49.76
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $48.51
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $49.89
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $48.58
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $50.12

AMPS Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $49.43
  • Support Level 2: $49.18
  • Resistance Level 1: $49.83
  • Resistance Level 2: $49.98

AMPS Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 73.36
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 72.43
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 74.24
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 73.55
Fact Sheet

AMPS - Fact Sheet

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