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  • ETF
  • FRN
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.1 (0.01%)
    Time: 07/25/17
    Previous Close: $14.13
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $10.74
  • 52 Week Hi: $14.28
  • AUM: $70.3 M
  • Shares: 4.9 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 17,000
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 24,967

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Analyst Report

FRN offers exposure to an asset class that is overlooked by many investors: stocks of markets classified as "frontier," which is below both "developed" and "emerging" classifications. Frontier markets are often undeveloped and may lack the level of investor protections that characterize even emerging markets. But while these markets can be risky, they also offer potential for impressive returns over the long run. FRN can be a useful tool for rounding our exposure to international equities, contributing as both a diversifying agent and return enhancement.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FRN 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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FRN Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses C+ n/a

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FRN 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.com Category.

FRN Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 24, 2017

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 94.1%
ETF Cash Component 5.9%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financials 31.91%
Energy 10.74%
Basic Materials 8.93%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 8.72%
Industrials 8.28%
Telecommunications 7.0%
Real Estate 6.68%
Technology 6.27%
ETF Cash Component 5.9%
Utilities 4.08%
Consumer, Cyclical 0.8%
Other 0.44%
Healthcare 0.23%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 53.11%
Mid cap 22.66%
Unknown 9.09%
Small cap 8.0%
ETF Cash Component 5.9%
Micro cap 1.24%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 22.68%
Asia 20.47%
Latin America 19.6%
Middle East 16.39%
Africa 14.95%
North America 5.9%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Frontier Markets 69.24%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 17.04%
Not-designated 6.35%
United States 5.9%
Emerging Markets 1.47%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Argentina 13.25%
Kuwait 13.04%
Viet Nam 9.46%
Pakistan 8.5%
Morocco 7.34%
Panama 6.35%
United States 5.9%
Romania 5.64%
Kenya 4.89%
United Kingdom 4.77%
Germany 3.98%
Nigeria 2.72%
Kazakhstan 2.51%
Switzerland 1.96%
Austria 1.94%
Oman 1.88%
France 1.51%
United Arab Emirates 1.47%
Netherlands 1.43%
Italy 0.66%
Luxembourg 0.46%
Spain 0.33%

FRN Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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FRN Performance

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

FRN Valuation

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

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FRN Dividend

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

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FRN Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $13.86
  • 60 Day MA: $13.71
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.31
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.84
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 10.87
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 6.67
  • RSI 10 Day: 79
  • RSI 20 Day: 70
  • RSI 30 Day: 67
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 54

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $13.85
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $14.26
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $13.45
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $14.28
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $13.45
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $14.18

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $14.21
  • Support Level 2: $14.18
  • Resistance Level 1: $14.27
  • Resistance Level 2: $14.30


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 20.84
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 75.50
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 30.83
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 72.34

Fact Sheet

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