DBEF - MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity Fund

Description: The index is designed to provide exposure to equity securities in developed international stock markets, while at the same time mitigating exposure to fluctuations between the value of the U.S. dollar and non-U.S. currencies. The index currently includes securities from the following 22 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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DBEF - Profile


Summary Data for DBEF

52 Week Lo: $25.03 52 Week Hi: $28.32
AUM: $882.3 M Shares: 32.8 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 628,839 Avg. Volume (3 month) 301,559
Filings Data as of:

DBEF - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Nestle SA NSRGF: 1.84%
  2. HSBC Holdings PLC HBCYF: 1.53%
  3. Novartis AG NVSEF: 1.53%
  4. Roche Holding AG RHHVF: 1.50%
  5. Toyota Motor Corp TOYOF: 1.16%
  6. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RYDAF: 1.13%
  7. BP PLC BPAQF: 1.13%
  8. Total SA TTFNF: 1.03%
  9. Sanofi SNYNF: 0.97%
  10. Commonwealth Bank of Australia CBAUF: 0.90%
%Assets in Top 10: 12.72%
Total Holdings: 905.0

DBEF Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.22%
International Stocks 99.34%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.38%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.01%
Other 0.05%

DBEF Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 21.87%
Industrials 11.27%
Health Care 11.11%
Consumer Defensive 10.99%
Consumer Cyclical 10.83%
Basic Materials 8.52%
Energy 7.21%
Communication Services 5.4%
Technology 4.99%
Utilities 3.78%
Real Estate 3.59%

DBEF Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 59.61%
Large 32.39%
Medium 7.28%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

DBEF Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 51.22%
Japan 20.14%
Australia 8.35%
Asia (Developed) 4.5%
Middle East 0.46%
U.S. 0.22%
Latin America 0.04%
Africa 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.52%
Emerging 0.05%

DBEF Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Kingdom 21.65%
Netherlands 2.68%
Japan 20.14%
France 9.54%
Switzerland 9.27%
Germany 8.34%
Australia 8.22%
Spain 3.63%
Hong Kong 3.01%
Sweden 2.92%
Other 10.6%
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DBEF - Fact Sheet

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DBEF - Charts

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

DBEF - Fundamentals

DBEF Performance

1 Week Return: 1.83%
2 Week Return: 6.86%
4 Week Return: 0.81%
13 Week Return: -0.37%
26 Week Return: 0.64%
YTD Return: 0.71%
1 Year Return: 3.74%
3 Year Return: 44.10%
5 Year Return: n/a

DBEF Expenses & Fees

DBEF Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 1.04
20 Day Moving Average: $26.55
60 Day Moving Average: $27.33

DBEF Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.37
Dividend Date: 2014-06-27
Dividend: $0.37
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.39%

DBEF Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 44.62%
20 Day Volatility: 19.01%
50 Day Volatility: 14.18%
200 Day Volatility: 12.02%
Standard Deviation: 0.69%

DBEF - Technicals

DBEF Technicals

20 Day MA: $26.55
60 Day MA: $27.33
MACD 15 Period: 0.85
MACD 100 Period: -0.20
Williams % Range 10 Day: 3.95
Williams % Range 20 Day: 9.70
RSI 10 Day: 62
RSI 20 Day: 53
RSI 30 Day: 51
Ultimate Oscillator: 65

DBEF Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.88
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $27.36
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.50
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $27.58
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.46
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $28.44

DBEF Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $27.00
Support Level 2: $26.74
Resistance Level 1: $27.41
Resistance Level 2: $27.56

DBEF Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 75.22
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 87.28
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 69.99
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 82.05

DBEF Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 44.62%
20 Day Volatility: 19.01%
50 Day Volatility: 14.18%
200 Day Volatility: 12.02%
Standard Deviation: 0.69%

DBEF - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

DBEF is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI EAFE US Dollar Hedged Index. The index is designed to provide exposure to equity securities in developed international stock markets, while at the same time mitigating exposure to fluctuations between the value of the U.S. dollar and non-U.S. currencies. The index currently includes securities from the following 22 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Foreign Large Cap Equities 0.35 2011-06-09 Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management ETF +0.71%

DBEF Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+
Expenses B+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for DBEF on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Foreign Large Cap Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

DBEF Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for DBEF

This ETF offers exposure to developed equity markets outside of the U.S., making DBEF one of many products offering exposure to an asset class that is often a core component of long-term, buy-and-hold portfolios. This fund is unique from other EAFE ETFs such as EFA and VEA because it hedges out t...

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