BAL Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return Sub-Index ETN

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Alternative ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities 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 is a single-commodity sub-index currently consisting of one futures contract on the commodity of cotton.

Realtime Rating

BAL - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

BAL is a passive ETN that seeks to replicate Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Subindex Total Return. The index is a single-commodity sub-index currently consisting of one futures contract on the commodity of cotton.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BAL 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 Agricultural Commodities 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.

BAL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A DBA
Expenses B TAGS
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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BAL In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

BAL - Holdings

Holdings data for BAL is not available.

Expense

BAL - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
BAL Rank:
BAL 0.75%
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Commission Free Trading in BAL

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 0 other ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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Performance

BAL - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
BAL Rank:
BAL -0.09%
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4 Week Return
BAL Rank:
BAL -4.91%
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13 Week Return
BAL Rank:
BAL -6.10%
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26 Week Return
BAL Rank:
BAL 4.72%
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Year to Date Return
BAL Rank:
BAL 3.55%
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1 Year Return
BAL Rank:
BAL 0.49%
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3 Year Return
BAL Rank:
BAL -8.75%
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5 Year Return
BAL Rank:
BAL 10.21%
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Charts

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

Valuation

BAL - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
BAL Rank:
No Ranking Available
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As of Aug 03, 2015

Dividend

BAL - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
BAL Rank:
No Ranking Available
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Category High

As of Aug 03, 2015

Technicals

BAL - Technicals

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BAL Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
BAL Rank:
BAL 159.72%
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20 Day Volatility
BAL Rank:
BAL 12.77%
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50 Day Volatility
BAL Rank:
BAL 15.86%
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200 Day Volatility
BAL Rank:
BAL 19.22%
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Beta
BAL Rank:
BAL 1.32
Category Low
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Standard Deviation
BAL Rank:
BAL 1.52%
Category Low
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BAL Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $43.37
  • 60 Day MA: $43.74
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.52
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.08
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 83.46
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 91.76
  • RSI 10 Day: 39
  • RSI 20 Day: 43
  • RSI 30 Day: 45
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 40

BAL Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $42.39
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $43.51
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $42.31
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $44.51
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $42.09
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $45.38

BAL Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $42.46
  • Support Level 2: $42.27
  • Resistance Level 1: $42.79
  • Resistance Level 2: $42.93

BAL Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 30.41
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 20.44
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 27.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 22.33
Fact Sheet

BAL - Fact Sheet

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