This ETN gives investors exposure to a futures-based index that measures the collateralized returns from a basket of 11 futures contracts from the agricultural and livestock sectors. Given this targeted focus, FUN might not make much sense in a long-term buy-and-hold portfolio; it will be more appropriate as a tool for implementing a shorter-term tactical tilt towards a corner of the commodity market that may thrive when there is upward pressure on food prices. FUD?s holdings are diversified across three constant maturities from three months up to one year, a characteristic that will potentially have a significant impact on the risk/return profile of the fund and determine the extent to which contango plays a role in bottom line gains and losses. While the fund may be an effective tool in hedging against inflation, it is important to recognize that FUD is a debt instrument, exposing investors to the credit risk of the issuing institution. It should also be noted that the ETN structure results in unique tax consequences that will differ from true ETFs.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FUD 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 Agricultural Commodities 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 not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 14 other ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
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