FEU is State Street's option for European equity exposure, as this ETF is linked to an index that consists of a number of different economies in Western Europe. Investors taking a piecemeal approach to ex-U.S. developed markets exposure may find a use for FEU in their long-term portfolios, though broader EAFE funds such as VEA will generally be more cost efficient. FEU can be a useful option for investors looking to tilt a portfolio towards European equities, and may be particularly useful in portfolios that strive to minimize exposure to U.S. equities. It should be noted that FEU is somewhat concentrated, as the total number of holdings is considerably less than many other Europe ETF options such as VGK or IEV. It's also worth taking a look at the country breakdown of this fund; FEU has historically exhibited a big tilt towards UK stocks, meaning that other options may be better for those seeking improved balance of holdings.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FEU 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 currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 23 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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