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  • ETF
  • GAL
    Pricing Data
    $37.42
    Change: $0.11 (0.0%)
    Time: 10/20/17
    Previous Close: $37.31
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio
Last Updated:

Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: State Street SPDR
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.35%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Apr 25, 2012
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: NONE

Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $31.78
  • 52 Week Hi: $37.48
  • AUM: $222.2 M
  • Shares: 6.0 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 12,822
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 14,674

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Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETF is one of the many funds that offers exposure to multiple asset classes through a single ticker. GAL in particular targets a mix of roughly 60% equities and 40% fixed income. As such, this fund will appeal to investors looking to preserve capital, while also generating a meaningful current income without having to stomach excessive portfolio volatility. While using a product like GAL simplifies the portfolio construction process, there are some drawbacks to this approach as well. First and foremost, because risk tolerances and objectives vary from investor to investor, it's unlikely that the one size fits all approach will work perfectly for you. There’s also the issue of expenses; as a fund-of-funds, GAL has multiple layers of fees and more seasoned investors may be capable of constructing a similar portfolio on their own. However, this ETF is actively-managed and boasts one of the cheapest price tags in the Diversified Portfolio ETFdb Category; investors looking for an all-in-one strategy should also consider PERM and IYLD.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

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.

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GAL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- n/a
Expenses A n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

Knowledge Centers

GAL 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.com Category.

GAL Holdings

Filings Data as of: Oct 19, 2017

All 21 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
21
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
83.69%
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 15
Rank:
92.84%
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 50
Rank:
100.00%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
International Stocks 39.32%
U.S. Listed Stocks 32.35%
U.S. Listed Bonds 13.23%
Cash 12.08%
International Bonds 2.48%
Preferred Stock 0.54%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Non-Equity 15.71%
Technology 12.16%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
Financials 11.54%
Industrials 9.65%
Healthcare 8.06%
Consumer, Cyclical 7.75%
Real Estate 6.1%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 5.22%
Basic Materials 3.8%
Energy 3.53%
Telecommunications 1.99%
Utilities 1.93%
Other 0.48%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 54.22%
ETF or Non-equity 15.7%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
Mid cap 10.45%
Small cap 5.39%
Micro cap 2.11%
Unknown 0.05%
Non-Equity 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 60.43%
Europe 17.32%
Asia-Pacific 11.9%
Asia 7.75%
Latin America 1.56%
Africa 0.67%
Middle East 0.36%
Other 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 57.66%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 30.96%
Emerging Markets 11.12%
Not-designated 0.2%
Frontier Markets 0.07%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 57.66%
Japan 7.47%
United Kingdom 4.43%
Canada 2.67%
China 2.67%
France 2.38%
Australia 2.23%
Germany 2.11%
Switzerland 2.03%
South Korea 1.82%
Taiwan 1.45%
Hong Kong 1.21%
Netherlands 1.14%
India 0.89%
Sweden 0.84%
Spain 0.78%
Brazil 0.77%
South Africa 0.67%
Singapore 0.65%
Italy 0.6%
Ireland 0.46%
Mexico 0.43%
Belgium 0.41%
Denmark 0.4%
Russia 0.37%
Thailand 0.37%
Malaysia 0.3%
Indonesia 0.25%
Finland 0.24%
Norway 0.22%
Israel 0.21%
Philippines 0.2%
Luxembourg 0.19%
Turkey 0.16%
Chile 0.15%
New Zealand 0.14%
Poland 0.13%
Austria 0.11%
Hungary 0.09%
Colombia 0.09%
Peru 0.08%
United Arab Emirates 0.07%
Cayman Islands 0.06%
Portugal 0.05%
Liechtenstein 0.05%
Qatar 0.04%
Czech Republic 0.04%
Bermuda 0.04%
Greece 0.04%
Egypt 0.03%
Romania 0.02%
Argentina 0.02%
Jersey 0.01%
Pakistan 0.01%
Guernsey 0.01%
Bahamas 0.01%
Monaco 0.01%
Virgin Islands, British 0.01%
Malta 0.01%
Cyprus 0.01%
Puerto Rico 0.0%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.0%
Falkland Islands 0.0%
Bahrain 0.0%
Macao 0.0%
Bolivia 0.0%
Samoa 0.0%
Panama 0.0%
Curacao 0.0%
Cambodia 0.0%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Non-Fixed Income 72.22%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
Government/Treasury 8.63%
Corporate 7.06%
Central Bank 0.01%
Agency 0.01%

Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Corporate Senior Note 5.63%
Government/Treasury Bond 4.2%
Corporate Note 1.03%
Corporate Senior Subordinated Note 0.16%
Corporate Senior Bank Note 0.03%
Corporate Subordinated Note 0.03%
Corporate Unsecured Note 0.02%
Corporate Senior Debenture 0.02%
Corporate Junior Subordinated Note 0.02%
Corporate First Mortgage Bond 0.01%
Corporate Junior Subordinated Debenture 0.01%
Corporate Secured Note 0.01%
Corporate Bond 0.01%
Corporate Secured Bond 0.0%
Government/Treasury Unsecured Note 0.0%
Corporate Preferred Stock 0.0%
Corporate Senior Subordinated Debenture 0.0%
Corporate Bank Note 0.0%
Government/Treasury Senior Note 0.0%
Corporate First Mortgage Note 0.0%
Corporate Subordinated Debenture 0.0%
Corporate Subordinated Bank Note 0.0%
Corporate Mortgage Bond 0.0%
Corporate Debenture 0.0%
Other 88.82%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 7.79%
AA 0.19%
A 0.84%
BBB 1.19%
BB 2.09%
B 2.42%
Below B 0.9%
Not Rated 0.0%
Non-Fixed Income 72.22%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
Rating Unknown 0.24%
In Default 0.05%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.14%
1-3 Years 2.15%
3-5 Years 3.39%
5-7 Years 2.26%
7-10 Years 2.87%
10-15 Years 0.71%
15-20 Years 0.14%
20-30 Years 4.0%
30+ Years 0.03%
Non-Fixed Income 72.22%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
N/A or Unknown 0.0%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.14%
1-3 Years 2.15%
3-5 Years 3.39%
5-7 Years 2.26%
7-10 Years 2.87%
10-15 Years 0.71%
15-20 Years 0.14%
20-30 Years 4.0%
30+ Years 0.03%
Non-Fixed Income 72.22%
ETF Cash Component 12.08%
N/A or Unknown 0.0%

GAL Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.563%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.23%
Category Average
0.92%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.35%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 5 other ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

GAL Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.

1 Week Return
Rank:
0.21%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
1.73%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
3.64%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
9.64%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
15.01%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
14.86%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
21.82%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
40.95%
Category Low
Category High

GAL Fund Flows

This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
$1.8 M
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
$0.1 M
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
$9.0 M
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank:
$9.0 M
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
$5.7 M
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
$90.6 M
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
$193.8 M
Category Low
Category High

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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.

GAL Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
17.05
Category Low
Category High

GAL Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.12
Dividend Date
2017-09-29
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.89
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.39%
Category Low
Category High

GAL Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
8.03%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
3.41%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
4.41%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
5.13%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
0.63
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
1.60%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $37.09
  • 60 Day MA: $36.56
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.21
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.24
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 13.04
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 6.47
  • RSI 10 Day: 69
  • RSI 20 Day: 69
  • RSI 30 Day: 67
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 62

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $37.05
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $37.53
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $36.54
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $37.60
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $36.45
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $37.49

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $37.34
  • Support Level 2: $37.27
  • Resistance Level 1: $37.47
  • Resistance Level 2: $37.53

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 75.20
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 65.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 69.63
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 72.59

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