BABS SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Build America Bond ETF
- National Munis
Alternative ETFs in the National Munis Category
|Type||Ticker||Expense Ratio||Assets||Avg. Daily Vol||YTD Return|
|Most Liquid (Volume)|
|Top YTD Performer|
The index consists of all direct pay Build America Bonds that satisfy the rules of the Barclays Capital Taxable Municipal Index.
Realtime Rating Summary
BABS is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Barclays Capital Build America Bond Index. The index consists of all direct pay Build America Bonds that satisfy the rules of the Barclays Capital Taxable Municipal Index.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BABS 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 National Munis 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.
BABS 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.
BABS HoldingsFilings Data as of: Feb 02, 2016
Top Ten Holdings
California St Go Bds 7.55%
California St Go Bds 7.6%
California St Go Bds 7.5%
Massachusetts St Go Bds 4.2%
California St Go Bds 7.3%
New Jersey St Tpk Auth 7.414%
Bay Area Toll Auth 6.263%
Los Angeles Calif Uni Sch Dist 6.758%
California St Go Bds 7.625%
New Jersey St Tpk Auth 7.102%
This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
Bond Sector Breakdown
Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown
|Cash And Equivalents||0.37%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||0.0%|
|1% to 2%||0.0%|
|2% to 3%||0.0%|
|3% to 4%||0.0%|
|4% to 5%||7.59%|
|5% to 6%||33.57%|
|6% to 7%||30.28%|
|7% to 8%||26.96%|
|8% to 9%||1.24%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
BABS Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 6 other ETFs in the National Munis ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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 BABS relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $61.65
- 60 Day MA: $60.24
- MACD 15 Period: 1.92
- MACD 100 Period: 4.17
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 2.08
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 1.68
- RSI 10 Day: 73
- RSI 20 Day: 67
- RSI 30 Day: 64
- Ultimate Oscillator: 63
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $60.88
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $63.52
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $60.11
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $63.17
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $58.91
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $63.19
Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $63.22
- Support Level 2: $62.70
- Resistance Level 1: $64.04
- Resistance Level 2: $64.34
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 71.89
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 85.37
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 63.65
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 75.14
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