This ETF offers exposure to the mid cap segment of the U.S. market, making it one option for accessing an asset class that is a critical component of many long-term portfolios. This ETF is linked to an enhanced index that seeks to generate alpha relative to traditional cap-weighted indexes by employing a proprietary screening methodology. As such, CZA won't be as broad-based as funds such as IJH or MDY, and may exhibit unique sector allocations depending on the environment. It should be noted that this opportunity for alpha comes with a heftier price tag than other mid cap ETFs, a potential drawback for cost conscious investors who believe that markets are completely efficient. FNX and PJG are similar funds that seek to generate excess returns through a quant-based methodology; a historical comparison of these ETFs may be a good idea for investors considering this fund.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CZA 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 Mid 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.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.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 6 other ETFs in the Mid Cap Blend 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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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of CZA 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.com Category.
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