|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This unique ETF is the only product on the market that offers investors diversified exposure to a relatively obscure sector of the market; convertible bonds. These securities allow investors to 'convert' their bond notes for equity in the underlying company, potentially allowing investors to benefit from broad increases in stock prices. Additionally, it should be noted that since these notes have the option to convert to equity, they generally pay out smaller yields then their unconvertible brethren. With that being said, the fund still pays out a decent yield comparable to most bonds of similar maturity levels and the long time horizon on many of the instruments should allow the underlying stocks plenty of time to reach their full potential. CWB certainly isn't for everyone but for investors looking to diversify their bond holdings while at the same time leaving them open to at least some level of equity appreciation, this fund could be a solid choice.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CWB 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 Preferred Stock/Convertible Bonds 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 Category.
|Cash And Equivalents||0.97%|
|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%||27.24%|
|1% to 2%||14.47%|
|2% to 3%||9.97%|
|3% to 4%||8.19%|
|4% to 5%||0.89%|
|5% to 6%||0.0%|
|6% to 7%||0.0%|
|7% to 8%||0.0%|
|8% to 9%||0.59%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 4 other ETFs in the Preferred Stock/Convertible Bonds 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 CWB 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.
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