GAF offers exposure to Middle Eastern and African equities, holding companies that based in either of these regions. For investors who want to overweight this segment of the market, this ETF is one of the few options available although it should be noted that the fund is heavily weighted towards South Africa and Israel. GAF is a nice option for those looking to gain greater exposure to the region but should only be thought of as a high volatility, satellite holding by most investors.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GAF 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.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.
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This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 36 other ETFs in the Emerging Markets 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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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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