GEX Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF

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GEX - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: Van Eck
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.62%
  • ETF Home Page: GEX
  • Inception: May 03, 2007
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • GEX Tracks This Index: Ardour Global Index

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Alternative Energy Equities 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

The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies worldwide that are principally engaged in the alternative energy industry.

Realtime Rating

GEX - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

GEX is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Ardour Global Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies worldwide that are principally engaged in the alternative energy industry.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GEX 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 Alternative Energy 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.

GEX Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ PBW
Expenses B ICLN
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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GEX In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

GEX - Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
GEX Rank:
GEX 32
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
GEX Rank:
GEX 64.55%
Category Low
Category High

GEX Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 59.83%
International Stocks 40.2%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash -0.03%
Other 0.0%

GEX Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Industrials 36.36%
Technology 35.84%
Utilities 15.57%
Consumer Cyclical 11.09%
Basic Materials 1.17%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Financial Services 0.0%

GEX Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 44.88%
Medium 32.86%
Small 19.21%
Micro 3.08%

GEX Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 59.83%
Asia (Emerging) 12.37%
Europe 10.78%
Japan 3.4%
Canada 1.75%
Latin America 1.42%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

GEX Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 86.24%
Emerging 13.79%

GEX Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 59.83%
Austria 0.82%
China 12.37%
Denmark 10.49%
Spain 5.1%
Japan 3.4%
Italy 3.33%
Canada 1.75%
Germany 1.53%
Brazil 1.42%
Other -0.04%
Expense

GEX - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
GEX Rank:
GEX 0.62%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in GEX

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 0 other ETFs in the Alternative Energy Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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Performance

GEX - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
GEX Rank:
GEX -0.70%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 1.68%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 8.60%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 7.85%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 17.67%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 4.77%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 125.09%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
GEX Rank:
GEX 22.23%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

GEX - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
GEX Rank:
GEX 19.78
Category Low
Category High

As of May 26, 2015

Dividend

GEX - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
GEX Rank:
GEX 0.18%
Category Low
Category High

As of May 26, 2015

Technicals

GEX - Technicals

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GEX Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
GEX Rank:
GEX 20.85%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
GEX Rank:
GEX 14.42%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
GEX Rank:
GEX 15.67%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
GEX Rank:
GEX 18.76%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
GEX Rank:
GEX 1.61
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
GEX Rank:
GEX 4.20%
Category Low
Category High

GEX Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $63.21
  • 60 Day MA: $60.69
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.10
  • MACD 100 Period: 5.22
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 80.39
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 34.65
  • RSI 10 Day: 51
  • RSI 20 Day: 57
  • RSI 30 Day: 58
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 45

GEX Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $63.53
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $64.92
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $60.92
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $65.54
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $60.48
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $65.11

GEX Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $63.21
  • Support Level 2: $62.90
  • Resistance Level 1: $64.13
  • Resistance Level 2: $64.74

GEX Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 38.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 45.27
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 45.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 57.58
Fact Sheet

GEX - Fact Sheet

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