This product is the small cap counterpart to the well-known EWG, which focuses on German large cap securities. The German economy has been a global powerhouse for the past few decades, as they have been able to boast relative stability and strong GDP. The country is also home to some of the biggest and most profitable exporters in the world. EWGS is designed to provide investors with significant exposure to the small cap sector of the German economy, which employs over 70% of the country's workers. As with any small cap fund, this product will carry more risk than your traditional large cap-heavy international equity ETF, as small caps tend to be much more susceptible to market blips and jumps. But for investors willing to take on the risks, EWGS may be a great addition for those looking to cash in on the small cap segment of this robust European economy. Investors should also consider GERJ, which offers comparable exposure for a cheaper expense fee.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EWGS 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.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 ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
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This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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