This ETF offers exposure to debt of emerging markets issuers, focusing specifically on corporate bonds. As such, EMCB offers access to a corner of the global bond market that many fixed income portfolios overlook; it represents away to round out exposure to emerging markets with a position to complement emerging markets stock ETFs. Emerging markets corporate bonds offer a way to enhance returns relative to U.S. debt, potentially without taking on significant incremental risk. EMCB focuses on dollar-denominated debt, which removes the exchange rate risk from the equation. There are a number of other emerging markets bond ETFs that include currency exposure (such as ELD), though they generally include exposure to corporates and sovereign debt. Another noteworthy aspect of EMCB is that this ETF is actively managed as opposed to index-based. That results in a slightly higher expense ratio, but may be soothing for investors who aren't comfortable with the combination of indexing strategies and fixed income, or for those who are simply prefer an experienced manager in asset classes that can be potentially illiquid and inefficient.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EMCB 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 Emerging Markets Bonds 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.
|Cash And Equivalents||0.0%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||-4.36%|
|1% to 2%||0.0%|
|2% to 3%||5.33%|
|3% to 4%||13.8%|
|4% to 5%||25.18%|
|5% to 6%||29.51%|
|6% to 7%||15.79%|
|7% to 8%||8.19%|
|8% to 9%||1.36%|
|9% to 10%||1.66%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||-6.47%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (E*TRADE)
There are 8 other ETFs in the Emerging Markets Bonds 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 EMCB 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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