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This ETF offers a way to invest in dividend-paying stocks from the Asia Pacific region, a relatively narrow segment of the global equity universe that could potentially be appealing to a wide range of investors. DVYA could be useful for those looking to beef up the current returns from their equity holdings, and might also be a useful way to lower overall volatility by focusing on dividend paying securities. Though this ETF could be used in long-term portfolio, it's probably most useful as a tactical tool for shifting exposure to this segment of the market for a shorter period of time. As the name suggests, DVYA maintains a relatively shallow portfolio of stocks, which results in some material concentrations in a small handful of names. Also, there are some predictable sector tilts in the underlying portfolio, with sectors that are known as big dividend payers receiving some big allocations (though, on the whole, DVYA spreads exposure across all segments of the Asia Pacific economy). DVYA isn't the cheapest tool for gaining exposure to Asia Pacific economies--other products in the Asia Pacific Equities Category take that title--but it is relatively affordable given the objective, and does manage to deliver a considerably higher dividend yield than its peers.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for DVYA 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 Asia Pacific 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 11 other ETFs in the Asia Pacific 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 DVYA 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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