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  • ETF
  • EPP
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.03 (-0.0%)
    Time: 01/23/17
    Previous Close: $41.96
  • Category
  • Asia Pacific Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $32.12
  • 52 Week Hi: $42.05
  • AUM: $2,190.0 M
  • Shares: 54.9 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 833,974
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 643,700

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers a way to tap into the Asia Pacific region while avoiding potential return drag Japan. This strategy might have appeal to investors concerned that the Japanese economy will continue to struggle thanks to intensifying competition from emerging markets and staggering public debt burdens. Investors looking to fine tune their international equity exposure may find EPP to be a useful tool in building a long-term portfolio, though those looking to cast a wider net and include all major Asian economies might want to consider VPL instead. This ETF can also have appeal over a much shorter-time horizon; EPP can be a useful tactical tool that gives investors a way to bet on short-term strength from Asian economies. Several elements of the EPP portfolio are worth noting. Investors should be aware that EPP is dominated by developed market stocks--this ETF won't give you much in the way of exposure to China or Malaysia, and is instead dominated by Australian equities. And like many international equity ETFs, there are certain biases in the portfolio; EPP is skewed towards large cap and mega cap stocks, and certain sectors receive hefty allocations (in particular, there's a big weight to banks). Those looking to focus more on emerging Asian economies should take a look at GMF, which features a very unique risk/return profile. EPP is a nice tool for investors looking to fine tune their international equity exposure, avoiding Japan in favor of more promising developed Asia Pacific economies. But the nuances of the exposure should be recognized and understood before establishing a position.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EPP 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.

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EPP Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses A- n/a

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EPP In-Depth Analysis

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

EPP Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 04, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.63%
International Stocks 98.74%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.62%
Other 0.0%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 39.18%
Real Estate 14.48%
Industrials 9.77%
Basic Materials 8.84%
Consumer Cyclical 5.37%
Consumer Defensive 5.36%
Utilities 5.06%
Health Care 3.82%
Communication Services 3.4%
Energy 2.76%
Technology 1.32%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 63.9%
Large 29.78%
Medium 5.44%
Small 0.17%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Australia 59.73%
Asia (Developed) 36.53%
Asia (Emerging) 2.47%
U.S. 0.63%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 96.9%
Emerging 2.47%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Australia 58.23%
Hong Kong 25.39%
Singapore 10.35%
China 2.04%
New Zealand 1.51%
Macao 0.8%
United States 0.63%
Papua New Guinea 0.44%
Other 0.61%

EPP Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same 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 11 other ETFs in the Asia Pacific Equities Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

EPP Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group 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 EPP relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

EPP Valuation

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

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EPP Dividend

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

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EPP Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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50 Day Volatility
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  • 20 Day MA: $40.95
  • 60 Day MA: $40.38
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.51
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.43
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 14.63
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 4.36
  • RSI 10 Day: 70
  • RSI 20 Day: 63
  • RSI 30 Day: 59
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 74

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $41.47
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $42.19
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $38.92
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $42.95
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $38.81
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $42.58

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $41.78
  • Support Level 2: $41.63
  • Resistance Level 1: $42.01
  • Resistance Level 2: $42.09


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 83.26
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 74.63
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 74.71
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 76.15

Fact Sheet

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