This ETF offers exposure to a basket of closed-end funds. GCE may suffer some liquidity issues, and the ETN structure employed exposes investors to potential credit risks. Moreover, the expense ratio charged is significant, especially for the relatively straightforward exposure delivered. It's not surprising that GCE has little in the way of assets; this product has very little use to most investors. If you're interested in accessing CEFs through an ETF, try PowerShares PCEF; that fund offers a juicy yield at an attractive price and with enhanced transparency.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GCE 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.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 Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 11 other ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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 GCE relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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