This ETF offers exposure to small cap Chinese stocks, an asset class that is generally overlooked, even by investors with significant exposure to Chinese equity markets. The majority of China-specific funds and emerging markets ETFs are dominated by mega cap stocks, and often exhibit a significant tilt towards the energy and financial sectors. ECNS does not share those biases, making this fund a potential complement or alternative to large cap-heavy ETFs; ECNS can be partnered with FXI or GXC to deliver more complete and well-rounded China exposure. Because small cap companies depend more heavily on local consumption than their large cap counterparts, these stocks are often a better "pure play" on the local economy. With about 300 holdings and only 10% of total holdings in the top ten securities, ECNS receives high marks for diversification. This fund is also relatively cheap considering the nature of the exposure, coming in right in line with the category average. HAO is another option delivering similar exposure, while YAO focuses on Chinese stocks across all market capitalizations.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ECNS 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 China 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 section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 5 other ETFs in the China 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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