GAL SPDR Global Allocation ETF

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GAL - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: State Street SPDR
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.35%
  • ETF Home Page: GAL
  • Inception: Apr 26, 2012
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • GAL Tracks This Index: n/a

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

This ETF is not linked to a specific benchmark.

Realtime Rating

GAL - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

GAL is an active ETF. As such, GAL does not seek to replicate a specified benchmark.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GAL 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 Diversified Portfolio 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.

GAL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ MDIV
Expenses A- AOK
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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GAL In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

GAL - Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 04, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. SPDR® S&P World ex-US ETF
    17.84%
  2. SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
    15.13%
  3. SPDR® Barclays High Yield Bond ETF
    10.10%
  4. SPDR® Barclays Long Term Corp Bd ETF
    7.79%
  5. SPDR® Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF
    6.87%
  6. SPDR® Dow Jones REIT ETF
    6.77%
  7. WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity ETF
    4.52%
  8. WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF
    3.81%
  9. SPDR® S&P International Small Cap ETF
    3.10%
  10. Technology Select Sector SPDR® ETF
    2.05%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
GAL Rank:
GAL 18
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
GAL Rank:
GAL 77.97%
Category Low
Category High

GAL Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 27.65%
International Stocks 30.06%
U.S. Bonds 24.87%
International Bonds 4.51%
Preferred Stock 0.06%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 11.43%
Other 1.42%

GAL Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Real Estate 10.24%
Financial Services 8.75%
Health Care 7.0%
Technology 6.81%
Industrials 5.98%
Consumer Cyclical 5.97%
Consumer Defensive 4.52%
Basic Materials 2.81%
Energy 2.58%
Communication Services 1.84%
Utilities 1.08%

GAL Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 25.29%
Large 18.55%
Medium 9.41%
Small 3.49%
Micro 0.29%

GAL Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 27.6%
Europe 12.43%
Japan 9.78%
Asia (Developed) 2.3%
Australia 1.53%
Canada 1.38%
Asia (Emerging) 0.18%
Middle East 0.16%
Africa 0.04%
Latin America 0.01%

GAL Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 57.38%
Emerging 0.23%

GAL Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 51.91%
Spain 1.23%
Japan 9.94%
United Kingdom 4.3%
France 2.99%
Germany 2.35%
Canada 2.31%
Australia 1.6%
Netherlands 1.45%
Switzerland 1.31%
Other 20.61%

GAL Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

GAL Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 2.05%
1% to 2% 0.98%
2% to 3% 2.36%
3% to 4% 4.32%
4% to 5% 5.57%
5% to 6% 5.5%
6% to 7% 4.67%
7% to 8% 1.98%
8% to 9% 1.16%
9% to 10% 0.48%
Greater Than 10% 0.31%

GAL Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 33.74%
AA 3.16%
A 14.66%
BBB 14.73%
BB 13.62%
B 15.24%
Below B 4.84%
Not Rated 0.02%

GAL Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 1.52%
3-5 Years 2.74%
5-7 Years 4.51%
7-10 Years 4.55%
10-15 Years 1.74%
15-20 Years 1.46%
20-30 Years 12.31%
30+ Years 0.54%
Expense

GAL - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
GAL Rank:
GAL 0.35%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in GAL

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 6 other ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

GAL - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
GAL Rank:
GAL -0.39%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 0.11%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 0.34%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 2.55%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 3.52%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 4.50%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
GAL Rank:
GAL 36.93%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
GAL Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

GAL - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
GAL Rank:
GAL 18.54
Category Low
Category High

As of May 29, 2015

Dividend

GAL - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
GAL Rank:
GAL 2.68%
Category Low
Category High

As of May 29, 2015

Technicals

GAL - Technicals

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GAL Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
GAL Rank:
GAL 37.19%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
GAL Rank:
GAL 8.06%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
GAL Rank:
GAL 7.50%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
GAL Rank:
GAL 8.05%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
GAL Rank:
GAL -0.7
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
GAL Rank:
GAL 0.68%
Category Low
Category High

GAL Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $35.78
  • 60 Day MA: $35.75
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.03
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.33
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 88.89
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 53.33
  • RSI 10 Day: 48
  • RSI 20 Day: 50
  • RSI 30 Day: 51
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 40

GAL Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $35.86
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $36.06
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $35.45
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $36.19
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $35.49
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $36.29

GAL Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $35.57
  • Support Level 2: $35.31
  • Resistance Level 1: $36.27
  • Resistance Level 2: $36.71

GAL Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 41.73
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 44.50
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.08
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 53.14
Fact Sheet

GAL - 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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