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  • ETF
  • CSM
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.15 (-0.0%)
    Time: 04/28/17
    Previous Close: $59.19
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $47.89
  • 52 Week Hi: $59.48
  • AUM: $632.0 M
  • Shares: 10.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 39,478
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 40,442

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Analyst Report

This fund provides exposure to a '130/30' strategy offering investors the chance to bring hedge fund-like techniques to their individual portfolios. 130/30 strategies take investors cash, invest it 'long' in securities and then sell short another 30% of the portfolio and buy more securities long with the proceeds. At the end of the process, the investment portfolio is 130% long and 30% short, hence the name. When done right, this strategy can provide investors will solid returns while at the same time taking out some of the overall volatility of a portfolio. However, it is all dependent on the analysts shorting the right stocks and investing those proceeds in the correct funds, if this is not done correctly the fund could significantly underperform the market. Unlike the other 130/30 fund, CSM is an ETF which means that the fund has no credit risk but it may face tracking error in some cases. CSM could make for a decent choice for investors seeking to implement this strategy in part of their portfolio, however, the fund should definitely not make up more than 5 or 10% of an overall portfolio.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CSM 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 Large Cap Blend 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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CSM Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

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CSM 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.

CSM Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 27, 2017
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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 98.1%
ETF Cash Component 1.9%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 18.63%
Consumer, Cyclical 15.14%
Financials 14.67%
Healthcare 11.8%
Industrials 9.4%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 7.01%
Energy 6.08%
Real Estate 5.08%
Utilities 4.6%
Basic Materials 3.71%
ETF Cash Component 1.9%
Telecommunications 1.63%
Other 0.35%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 71.34%
Mid cap 24.78%
Small cap 1.97%
ETF Cash Component 1.9%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 96.52%
Europe 3.16%
Asia-Pacific 0.32%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 96.52%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 3.48%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 96.52%
United Kingdom 1.6%
Switzerland 1.22%
Ireland 0.35%
Hong Kong 0.22%
Singapore 0.11%

CSM 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 14 other ETFs in the Large Cap Blend Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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

CSM Valuation

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

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As of Jul 28 2016

CSM Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
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As of Jul 28, 2016

CSM 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: $58.42
  • 60 Day MA: $58.01
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.57
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.98
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 24.86
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 23.78
  • RSI 10 Day: 64
  • RSI 20 Day: 61
  • RSI 30 Day: 60
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 53

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $57.62
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $59.68
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $57.54
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $59.31
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $57.38
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $59.21

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $58.87
  • Support Level 2: $58.69
  • Resistance Level 1: $59.35
  • Resistance Level 2: $59.65


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 29.10
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 66.47
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 40.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 71.58

Fact Sheet

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