EWGS - MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund

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 German securities market. Component companies include consumer discretionary, industrial, and information technology companies. The component companies may change over time.

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EWGS - Profile


Summary Data for EWGS

52 Week Lo: $32.73 52 Week Hi: $43.86
AUM: $28.8 M Shares: 0.8 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 5,154 Avg. Volume (3 month) 12,371
Filings Data as of:

EWGS - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Symrise AG SYIEF: 6.38%
  2. MTU Aero Engines AG MTUAF: 4.20%
  3. Wirecard AG WRCDF: 3.87%
  4. Gagfah SA GGFHF: 3.72%
  5. LEG Immobilien AG LEGIF: 3.45%
  6. freenet AG FRTAF: 3.10%
  7. Bilfinger SE BFLBF: 2.74%
  8. Rhoen Klinikum AG RHKJF: 2.48%
  9. TUI AG TUIFF: 2.31%
  10. Dialog Semiconductor PLC DLG: 2.25%
%Assets in Top 10: 34.51%
Total Holdings: 111.0

EWGS Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 98.9%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.14%
Other 0.96%

EWGS Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Industrials 29.27%
Basic Materials 13.46%
Real Estate 12.44%
Technology 11.71%
Consumer Cyclical 11.09%
Health Care 10.79%
Communication Services 4.63%
Financial Services 3.08%
Consumer Defensive 1.95%
Energy 0.48%
Utilities 0.0%

EWGS Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 0.0%
Medium 63.6%
Small 29.29%
Micro 2.92%

EWGS Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 98.89%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 98.9%
Emerging 0.0%

EWGS Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
Germany 95.49%
United Kingdom 2.52%
Luxembourg 0.5%
Austria 0.38%
Other 1.11%
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EWGS - Fact Sheet

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

EWGS - Fundamentals

EWGS Performance

1 Week Return: 2.46%
2 Week Return: 5.73%
4 Week Return: 6.94%
13 Week Return: -3.13%
26 Week Return: -10.50%
YTD Return: -4.73%
1 Year Return: -1.38%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

EWGS Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.59%
  • Category: Europe Equities
  • Category Range: 0.12% to 0.80%
  • Category Average: 0.48%

EWGS Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 1.27
20 Day Moving Average: $36.89
60 Day Moving Average: $36.60

EWGS Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.57
Dividend Date: 2014-06-25
Dividend: $0.54
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.47%

EWGS Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 109.74%
20 Day Volatility: 11.77%
50 Day Volatility: 15.54%
200 Day Volatility: 14.66%
Standard Deviation: 2.41%

EWGS - Technicals

EWGS Technicals

20 Day MA: $36.89
60 Day MA: $36.60
MACD 15 Period: 1.26
MACD 100 Period: 0.56
Williams % Range 10 Day: 3.69
Williams % Range 20 Day: 2.95
RSI 10 Day: 80
RSI 20 Day: 67
RSI 30 Day: 59
Ultimate Oscillator: 73

EWGS Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $36.00
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $38.89
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $35.31
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $38.43
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $34.13
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $38.50

EWGS Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $38.26
Support Level 2: $38.16
Resistance Level 1: $38.45
Resistance Level 2: $38.54

EWGS Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 68.51
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 91.14
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 66.05
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 86.51

EWGS Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 109.74%
20 Day Volatility: 11.77%
50 Day Volatility: 15.54%
200 Day Volatility: 14.66%
Standard Deviation: 2.41%

EWGS - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

EWGS is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI Germany 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 German securities market. Component companies include consumer discretionary, industrial, and information technology companies. The component companies may change over time.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Europe Equities 0.59 2012-01-26 iShares ETF -4.73%

EWGS Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+
Expenses C+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EWGS on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

EWGS Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for EWGS

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 bigge...

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