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  • ETF
  • FXD
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.27 (0.01%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $33.74
  • Category
  • Consumer Discretionary Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $18.95
  • 52 Week Hi: $37.38
  • AUM: $1,811.8 M
  • Shares: 53.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 383,574
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 400,305

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to the U.S. consumer discretionary sector, seeking to replicate an index that employs a unique strategy designed to generate excess returns relative to traditional cap-weighted benchmarks. The underlying AlphaDEX Index employs a quant-based screening methodology designed to identify stocks poised for outperformance relative to a broader universe. In return for exposure to this strategy, which has historically delivered impressive returns, investors can expect to pay a bit more; FXD's expense ratio is about 50 basis points higher than low cost options for consumer exposure such as XLY and FCL. The unique index construction methodology has some other potential advantages; FXD maintains much lower concentration of top holdings than do cap-weighted funds such as XLY. As such, performance isn't as dependent on a handful of large cap stocks, potentially giving a better way to access financials. For those who believe in the merits of the AlphaDEX methodology and willing to pay a little extra for a shot at alpha, FXD can be an excellent way to gain exposure to the consumer discretionary sector.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FXD 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 Consumer Discretionary 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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FXD Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A XLY
Expenses C+ FDIS

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FXD 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.

FXD Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 99.08%
International Stocks 0.77%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.14%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer Cyclical 83.44%
Consumer Defensive 6.72%
Communication Services 4.23%
Industrials 3.48%
Technology 1.46%
Real Estate 0.52%
Financial Services 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 4.96%
Large 22.26%
Medium 54.75%
Small 17.89%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 99.08%
Europe 0.77%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.86%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 99.08%
United Kingdom 0.77%
Other 0.15%

FXD 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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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 5 other ETFs in the Consumer Discretionary Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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

FXD Valuation

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

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FXD Dividend

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

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FXD 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: $33.74
  • 60 Day MA: $34.37
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.52
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.67
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 0.70
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 42.28
  • RSI 10 Day: 56
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 58

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $32.56
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $34.03
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $32.49
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $34.99
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $32.57
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $35.77

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $33.84
  • Support Level 2: $33.67
  • Resistance Level 1: $34.10
  • Resistance Level 2: $34.19


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 64.34
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 82.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 56.42
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 66.76

Fact Sheet

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