FXB CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust

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FXB - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: Guggenheim
  • Structure: Grantor Trust
  • Expense Ratio: 0.40%
  • ETF Home Page: FXB
  • Inception: Jun 21, 2006
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • FXB Tracks This Index: British Pound

Investment Themes

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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The GBP/USD exchange rate is a foreign exchange spot rate that measures the relative values of two currencies, the British pound and the U.S. dollar.

Realtime Rating

FXB - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

FXB is a passive Grantor Trust that seeks to replicate British Pound. The GBP/USD exchange rate is a foreign exchange spot rate that measures the relative values of two currencies, the British pound and the U.S. dollar.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FXB 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 Currency 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.

FXB Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- UUP
Expenses A FXSG
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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FXB In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

FXB - Holdings

Holdings data for FXB is not available.

Expense

FXB - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
FXB Rank:
FXB 0.40%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in FXB

FXB is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the Currency ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

FXB - Performance

This section shows how FXB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
FXB Rank:
FXB -0.14%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
FXB Rank:
FXB 2.38%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
FXB Rank:
FXB 5.80%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
FXB Rank:
FXB 0.81%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
FXB Rank:
FXB 0.65%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
FXB Rank:
FXB -8.50%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
FXB Rank:
FXB -0.70%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
FXB Rank:
FXB 2.61%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

FXB - Charts

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 FXB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

FXB - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
FXB Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Jun 30, 2015

Dividend

FXB - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
FXB Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Jun 30, 2015

Technicals

FXB - Technicals

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FXB Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
FXB Rank:
FXB 53.54%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
FXB Rank:
FXB 7.04%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
FXB Rank:
FXB 9.09%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
FXB Rank:
FXB 9.61%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
FXB Rank:
FXB -0.85
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
FXB Rank:
FXB 6.65%
Category Low
Category High

FXB Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $153.14
  • 60 Day MA: $150.69
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.02
  • MACD 100 Period: 4.31
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 87.22
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 28.86
  • RSI 10 Day: 56
  • RSI 20 Day: 57
  • RSI 30 Day: 57
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 43

FXB Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $153.49
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $155.92
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $149.30
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $156.87
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $148.53
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $156.33

FXB Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $153.69
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $154.79

FXB Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 35.09
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 36.46
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.88
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 44.09
Fact Sheet

FXB - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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