This ETN is linked to a broad-based commodity index, making it one of many options available to those seeking exposure to natural resources. Though GSP offers exposure to a number of commodity families, it is heavily weighted towards energy resources, including crude oil and natural gas. Precious metals and livestock receive relatively minor allocations; GCC may be a better choice for those seeking balanced commodity exposure. It should also be noted that GSO is structured as an ETN, which has both potential drawbacks and benefits. Investors are exposed to the credit risk of the issuing institution, but will avoid tracking error and may receive more favorable tax treatment. For those seeking commodity exposure tilted heavily towards energy, this ETN might be a good choice. Those seeking more balanced exposure should look elsewhere.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GSP 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 Commodities 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.
This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 4 other ETFs in the Commodities 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.
This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.
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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.