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  • ETF
  • AUSE
    Pricing Data
    $51.13
    Change: $0.32 (0.01%)
    Time: 07/27/16
    Previous Close: $50.81
  • Category
  • Asia Pacific Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $37.36
  • 52 Week Hi: $51.20
  • AUM: $35.8 M
  • Shares: 0.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 1,595
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 2,737

Alternative ETFs in the Asia Pacific 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

Analyst Report

This ETF is one of several offering exposure to the Australian market, making it a potentially useful tool for investors seeking to beef up allocations to one of the strongest and most stable developed markets in the world. Australia is one of the world's most resource-rich economies, which makes it appealing to investors who believe that markets backed by commodities are appealing over the long term. Given the country-specific nature of this ETF, AUSE can be appealing in a couple of different roles. Investors might like this fund as a tactical tool for shifting towards resource-rich economies in certain environments, or AUSE can be used as a component of a longer-term, lower maintenance portfolio. One of the distinguishing characteristics of AUSE is the methodology used by the underlying index. Whereas most equity ETFs are linked to cap-weighted benchmarks, AUSE is dividend weighted. That approach may be appealing to investors looking to avoid market cap weighting, as that methodology has some potentially serious drawbacks. Dividend weighting will obviously enhance the appeal to investors looking to boost current returns; it should be noted that the strategy may result in a tilt towards certain sectors that make the highest distributions. The AUSE portfolio is reasonably well diversified and balanced from a sector perspective--something that isn't necessarily true of all ETFs offering exposure to this economy. In many ways, AUSE offers a better way to access Australia than the ultra-popular EWA, which is quite top heavy in nature. Investors also have KROO as an option; that fund focuses on small cap stocks and tents to be tilted more heavily towards natural resource firms.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for AUSE 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 Asia Pacific 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.

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AUSE Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B EWT
Expenses B VPL
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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AUSE 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.

AUSE Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 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:
66
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
27.19%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 99.14%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.86%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 22.98%
Basic Materials 17.15%
Consumer Cyclical 14.02%
Industrials 9.06%
Consumer Defensive 8.58%
Health Care 8.13%
Technology 7.32%
Energy 7.27%
Communication Services 3.01%
Utilities 1.61%
Real Estate 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 21.54%
Large 39.68%
Medium 37.91%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Australia 99.14%
Middle East 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.14%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Australia 99.14%
Other 0.86%

AUSE 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
0.54%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.58%
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 11 other ETFs in the Asia Pacific Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

AUSE Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
2.12%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
7.64%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
6.46%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
27.95%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
16.40%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
7.84%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
1.34%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
3.87%
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 AUSE relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

AUSE 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:
21.16
Category Low
Category High

AUSE Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.32
Dividend Date
2016-06-20
Annual Dividend Rate
$1.71
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
3.35%
Category Low
Category High

AUSE 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:
86.79%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
19.19%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
24.90%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
24.26%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
1.86
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
3.20%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $49.54
  • 60 Day MA: $48.40
  • MACD 15 Period: 1.04
  • MACD 100 Period: 3.05
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 5.43
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 1.69
  • RSI 10 Day: 66
  • RSI 20 Day: 61
  • RSI 30 Day: 58
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 51

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $49.91
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $51.31
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $46.87
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $52.22
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $45.81
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $52.06

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $51.13
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $51.13

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 33.75
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 70.56
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 34.25
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 60.42

Fact Sheet

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