EWCS MSCI Canada Small Cap Index Fund

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Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Foreign Small & Mid Cap Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The Underlying Index is designed to measure the performance of equity securities of small-capitalization companies, whose market capitalization, as calculated by the index provider, represents the bottom 14% of the Canadian securities market. Component companies include energy, financial and materials companies. The component companies may change over time.

Realtime Rating

EWCS - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

EWCS is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI Canada Small Cap Index. The Underlying Index is designed to measure the performance of equity securities of small-capitalization companies, whose market capitalization, as calculated by the index provider, represents the bottom 14% of the Canadian securities market. Component companies include energy, financial and materials companies. The component companies may change over time.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EWCS 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 Foreign Small & Mid Cap 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.

EWCS Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+ n/a
Expenses C+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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EWCS In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

EWCS - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 05, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 239
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 14.86%
Category Low
Category High

EWCS Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.3%
International Stocks 91.25%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.15%
Other 7.31%

EWCS Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Energy 18.21%
Basic Materials 15.19%
Industrials 10.02%
Financial Services 9.07%
Consumer Cyclical 8.61%
Technology 4.68%
Real Estate 4.48%
Utilities 4.02%
Consumer Defensive 2.04%
Health Care 1.52%
Communication Services 1.3%

EWCS Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 0.0%
Medium 42.3%
Small 30.06%
Micro 1.27%

EWCS Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Canada 80.36%
Asia (Developed) 0.53%
U.S. 0.26%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

EWCS Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 81.15%
Emerging 0.0%

EWCS Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Canada 80.36%
Hong Kong 0.53%
United States 0.26%
Other 18.85%
Expense

EWCS - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 0.59%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in EWCS

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 7 other ETFs in the Foreign Small & Mid Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

EWCS - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -0.99%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -11.37%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -17.25%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -6.85%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -16.48%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -33.53%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
EWCS Rank:
EWCS -20.59%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
EWCS Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

EWCS - Charts

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

Valuation

EWCS - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 18.39
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 03, 2015

Dividend

EWCS - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 2.28%
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 03, 2015

Technicals

EWCS - Technicals

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EWCS Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 91.24%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 25.77%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 21.54%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 21.00%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 2.0
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
EWCS Rank:
EWCS 2.59%
Category Low
Category High

EWCS Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $18.14
  • 60 Day MA: $19.56
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.74
  • MACD 100 Period: -2.43
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 76.40
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 87.12
  • RSI 10 Day: 30
  • RSI 20 Day: 31
  • RSI 30 Day: 34
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 28

EWCS Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $16.30
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $18.58
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $16.38
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $19.93
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $16.55
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $20.90

EWCS Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $17.00
  • Support Level 2: $17.00
  • Resistance Level 1: $17.00
  • Resistance Level 2: $17.00

EWCS Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 39.32
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 36.33
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 33.62
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 20.01
Fact Sheet

EWCS - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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