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  • ETF
  • FEM
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.14 (-0.01%)
    Time: 10/27/16
    Previous Close: $21.09
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

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  • 52 Week Lo: $15.05
  • 52 Week Hi: $21.38
  • AUM: $152.4 M
  • Shares: 7.3 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 74,304
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 55,970

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Analyst Report

This fund offers broad exposure to emerging markets by investing in the Defined Emerging Markets Index. This benchmark provides access to a variety of emerging markets across the globe although it is heavy in its exposure to countries such as China and Taiwan in particular. Emerging markets are a key allocation in many portfolios thanks to the high growth potentials that many of these markets have. Many citizens in these countries are entering the ranks of the middle class for the first time and are beginning to consumer more like their Western counterparts. However, risks remain high in many of these nations as corruption and inflation rates are through the roof suggesting that investors need to be concerned over the short term when investing in these securities. FEM invests in an index that provides less diversification than many others in the field and it also is slightly more expensive. However, the fund does seek to weed out some of the worst names across various countries making it a potentially less volatile play on a choppy corner of the market.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FEM 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 Emerging Markets 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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FEM Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ EEM
Expenses C+ SCHE

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FEM In-Depth Analysis

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

FEM Holdings

Filings Data as of: Oct 04, 2016
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 96.21%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.32%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.95%
Other 1.51%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 12.77%
Utilities 12.19%
Consumer Cyclical 11.98%
Consumer Defensive 11.04%
Technology 10.73%
Basic Materials 9.11%
Energy 8.78%
Industrials 6.8%
Real Estate 6.49%
Communication Services 5.33%
Health Care 0.22%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 16.39%
Large 55.24%
Medium 22.02%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.39%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Asia (Emerging) 35.66%
Latin America 25.04%
Europe 21.94%
Asia (Developed) 7.72%
Africa 5.1%
Canada 0.75%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Emerging 87.02%
Developed 9.19%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
China 24.85%
Indonesia 2.41%
Brazil 19.14%
Russia 9.81%
Turkey 8.87%
Taiwan 7.72%
South Africa 5.1%
India 3.92%
Mexico 3.64%
Thailand 3.12%
Other 11.42%

FEM Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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FEM Performance

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

FEM Valuation

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

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As of Jul 21 2016

FEM Dividend

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

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FEM Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $20.90
  • 60 Day MA: $20.82
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.03
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.82
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 47.62
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 42.11
  • RSI 10 Day: 50
  • RSI 20 Day: 52
  • RSI 30 Day: 53
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 56

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $20.56
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $21.43
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $20.48
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $21.32
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $20.40
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $21.32

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $20.88
  • Support Level 2: $20.82
  • Resistance Level 1: $21.08
  • Resistance Level 2: $21.22


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 45.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 45.88
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 62.12
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 65.51

Fact Sheet

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