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  • ETF
  • CGW
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.03 (0.0%)
    Time: 07/21/17
    Previous Close: $33.56
  • Category
  • Water Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $27.92
  • 52 Week Hi: $33.60
  • AUM: $590.5 M
  • Shares: 17.6 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 45,145
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 58,109

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to a group of companies operating generally in the water industry, including both water utilities, infrastructure companies, and water equipment and materials companies. As such, this ETF likely doesn't belong in a long-term buy-and-hold portfolio due to the targeted nature of exposure, but may be appealing to those who believe that scarcity issues will prompt increased demand for water treatment companies. While this investment thesis may seem compelling, it is not clear how strong the link between water usage/scarcity trends and performance will be going forward. Given the complexity of the issues, as well as the various other business operations of component companies, we're skeptical of the ability of this ETF to accomplish the objective investors may be expecting of it. Moreover, CGW faces some concentration issues, as a few individual stocks receive huge allocations, and it is on the pricey side. From the universe of water ETFs--which includes FIW, PIO, and PHO, this fund may be a good choice. But don't expect too much from CGW.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CGW 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 Water 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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CGW Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses A- n/a

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CGW 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.com Category.

CGW Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 20, 2017

All 51 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.11%
ETF Cash Component 0.89%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Industrials 50.57%
Utilities 40.06%
Technology 3.18%
Basic Materials 2.96%
Consumer, Cyclical 2.34%
ETF Cash Component 0.89%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Mid cap 64.5%
Large cap 18.26%
Small cap 12.12%
Micro cap 4.23%
ETF Cash Component 0.89%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 47.22%
North America 38.92%
Asia-Pacific 7.4%
Asia 4.47%
Latin America 1.99%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed Markets (ex-US) 54.62%
United States 38.92%
Emerging Markets 6.46%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 38.92%
United Kingdom 18.69%
Switzerland 9.29%
France 9.25%
Hong Kong 4.23%
Sweden 3.17%
Japan 2.99%
Netherlands 2.59%
South Korea 2.34%
China 2.13%
Austria 2.13%
Italy 2.09%
Brazil 1.99%
Singapore 0.18%

CGW Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 0 other ETFs in the Water Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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CGW Performance

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

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

CGW Valuation

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

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CGW Dividend

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

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CGW Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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  • 20 Day MA: $32.84
  • 60 Day MA: $32.67
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.71
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.64
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 0.75
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 0.67
  • RSI 10 Day: 73
  • RSI 20 Day: 65
  • RSI 30 Day: 63
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 76

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $32.27
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $33.88
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $32.02
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $33.64
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $32.15
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $33.51

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $33.37
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $33.71


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 84.51
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 94.48
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 79.14
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 89.56

Fact Sheet

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