This ETF offers exposure to the equity markets of the EMU member countries: meaning only those who have adopted the Euro. This bloc of nations represents some of the strong economies east of the Atlantic, such as Germany, France, and Italy. This ETF offers exposure to some of Europe?s largest companies as well, including the French energy firm Total SA, and the German conglomerate Siemens AG. From a sector standpoint, this fund does a good job of spreading its assets across the board, leaving investors with a healthy diversity when adding this fund to their portfolio. When it comes to countries, however, EZU does carry a bias towards France, Germany, and Spain, who account for the majority of the fund?s asset allocation. This ETF may represent a strong play for investors who are looking to gain exposure to the euro through a equity structure, or for those who simply believe in these powerhouse economies.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EZU 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 Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 24 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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