This ETF offers targeted exposure to Brazil's consumer sector, making it one of the more precise options available that can be used to fine tune equity portfolios. Given the granularity of this fund, BRAQ likely has very little appeal to long-term investors with a buy-and-hold philosophy; it is more likely to appeal to those looking to implement a tactical shift or capitalize on perceived mispricings over a relatively short time horizon. Like many sector-specific international equity ETFs, BRAQ is somewhat concentrated; this fund has only about 30 individual holdings, although the largest holdings do not constitute an outsized portion of the fund. But for efficient, targeted exposure to Brazil's consumer sector, BRAQ can certainly deliver. The expense ratio on this fund may seem high compared to other Brazilian equity funds, but given the nature of the exposure offered the fee for BRAQ is certainly reasonable.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BRAQ 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 Consumer Staples 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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
There are 3 other ETFs in the Consumer Staples Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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