DEFL - DB US Deflation ETN

Description: The index seeks to isolate a short exposure to the market’s expectation of future deflation and is designed to produce 1-point increase in the level of the short deflation index for every 0.01% decrease in the market’s expectation of future inflation by measuring the duration-adjusted combined performance of a notional short position in a hypothetical portfolio of five-year, 10-year and 30-year TIPS and corresponding notional long positions in futures contracts on U.S. Treasury bonds.

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DEFL - Profile


Summary Data for DEFL

52 Week Lo: $49.95 52 Week Hi: $54.30
AUM: $4.3 M Shares: 0.1 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 3,771 Avg. Volume (3 month) 1,450

DEFL - Holdings

Holdings data for DEFL is not available. View the DEFL. Factsheet
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DEFL - Fact Sheet

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

DEFL - Fundamentals

DEFL Performance

1 Week Return: n/a
2 Week Return: 4.26%
4 Week Return: 4.26%
13 Week Return: 5.42%
26 Week Return: 6.76%
YTD Return: 1.56%
1 Year Return: 7.24%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

DEFL Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.75%
  • Category: Long-Short
  • Category Range: 0.50% to 1.50%
  • Category Average: 0.87%

DEFL Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: -0.95
20 Day Moving Average: $51.60
60 Day Moving Average: $51.44

DEFL Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: n/a
Dividend Date: n/a
Dividend: n/a
Annual Dividend Yield %: n/a

DEFL Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 19.89%
20 Day Volatility: 16.41%
50 Day Volatility: 13.34%
200 Day Volatility: 18.25%
Standard Deviation: n/a

DEFL - Technicals

DEFL Technicals

20 Day MA: $51.60
60 Day MA: $51.44
MACD 15 Period: 2.10
MACD 100 Period: 2.84
Williams % Range 10 Day: 6.96
Williams % Range 20 Day: 6.77
RSI 10 Day: 83
RSI 20 Day: 71
RSI 30 Day: 65
Ultimate Oscillator: 62

DEFL Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $49.68
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $55.53
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $48.75
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $54.49
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $48.88
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $53.86

DEFL Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: n/a
Support Level 2: $54.03
Resistance Level 1: n/a
Resistance Level 2: $54.03

DEFL Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 45.98
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 80.92
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 43.47
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 77.38

DEFL Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 19.89%
20 Day Volatility: 16.41%
50 Day Volatility: 13.34%
200 Day Volatility: 18.25%
Standard Deviation: n/a

DEFL - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

DEFL is a passive ETN that seeks to replicate DBIQ Duration-Adjusted Deflation Index. The index seeks to isolate a short exposure to the market’s expectation of future deflation and is designed to produce 1-point increase in the level of the short deflation index for every 0.01% decrease in the market’s expectation of future inflation by measuring the duration-adjusted combined performance of a notional short position in a hypothetical portfolio of five-year, 10-year and 30-year TIPS and corresponding notional long positions in futures contracts on U.S. Treasury bonds.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Long-Short 0.75 2011-12-05 Invesco PowerShares ETN +1.56%

DEFL Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+
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 DEFL 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 Long-Short ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

DEFL Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
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ETFdb Analyst Report for DEFL

Deflation can wreak havoc on a portfolio and it is important to take steps to protect oneself from its devastating effects. It should be noted that deflation is much less common than inflation, but it is still a very real threat in a number of market environments. This ETN from PowerShares aims t...

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