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EIRL iShares MSCI Ireland Capped ETF

  • ETF
  • EIRL
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.07 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/23/16
    Previous Close: $39.47
  • Category
  • Europe Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $35.08
  • 52 Week Hi: $42.10
  • AUM: $154.4 M
  • Shares: 3.9 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 28,273
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 39,748

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers pure play exposure to the Irish economy, investing in stocks listed on Irish stock exchanges and generating substantial portions of their revenues in the country. As such, EIRL is probably too targeted for buy-and-hold portfolios, but can be useful for those looking to fine tune their Europe exposure or perhaps combine this fund with another position to create a long/short trade. EIRL is the only ETF option for exclusive Ireland exposure, but there are some limitations to consider. Holdings are far from balanced from a sector perspective, as many corners of the Irish economy are overlooked completely. And EIRL has only about 25 stocks in total, limiting the diversification of the underlying basket and resulting in significant concentrations in some big names. EIRL can still be a very efficient means of accessing the Emerald Isle, but these limitations should be noted.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EIRL 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 Europe 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.

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EIRL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- EZU
Expenses B VGK

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EIRL In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

EIRL Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 25.96%
International Stocks 70.25%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.72%
Other 3.06%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Basic Materials 30.64%
Consumer Defensive 24.76%
Consumer Cyclical 14.43%
Health Care 8.51%
Financial Services 7.67%
Industrials 7.02%
Real Estate 2.93%
Technology 0.25%
Energy 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 48.9%
Medium 25.81%
Small 17.69%
Micro 0.84%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 70.25%
U.S. 25.96%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 96.21%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Ireland 48.15%
United States 25.96%
United Kingdom 22.1%
Other 3.79%

EIRL Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 24 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

EIRL Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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

EIRL Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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EIRL Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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EIRL Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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  • 20 Day MA: $39.49
  • 60 Day MA: $39.44
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.25
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.53
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 22.55
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 56.59
  • RSI 10 Day: 53
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 51
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 47

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $38.78
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $39.81
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $38.69
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $40.31
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $38.75
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $40.62

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $39.45
  • Support Level 2: $39.36
  • Resistance Level 1: $39.66
  • Resistance Level 2: $39.78


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 36.34
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 61.39
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 39.55
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 48.38

Fact Sheet

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