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GTAA Morgan Creek Global Tactical ETF

  • ETF
  • GTAA
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.12 (0.01%)
    Time: 05/24/16
    Previous Close: $22.54
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio
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  • Issuer: AdvisorShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 1.61%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Oct 25, 2010
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: n/a

Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $20.96
  • 52 Week Hi: $25.49
  • AUM: $7.9 M
  • Shares: 0.4 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 495
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 554

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers a way for investors to gain exposure to an entire portfolio through a single ticker, without adhering to strict guidelines that may limit flexibility. GTAA is actively-managed, shifting exposure across a number of asset classes using a rules-based model that emphasizes trend following and capital preservation. Designed to limit downside risk while still delivering meaningful returns, GTAA is a way for all types of investors to gain access to the investment strategy developed by the founders of Cambria (and detailed in the popular book The Ivy League Portfolio. A couple noteworthy items: first, GTAA is a truly global asset allocation ETF, including international bonds, commodities, currencies, and other assets most funds overlook. Second, while the price tag is steep compared to most other ETFs--particularly passive funds that simply seek to replicate an index-- GTAA is still a bargain compared to most mutual funds, and an outright steal next to hedge fund expense structures.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GTAA 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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GTAA Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- AOR
Expenses C AOA

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GTAA 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 Category.

GTAA Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
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% Assets in Top 10
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 54.98%
International Stocks 51.23%
U.S. Bonds 1.13%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash -38.93%
Other 31.6%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 13.31%
Germany 0.21%
Japan 5.12%
China 2.81%
India 0.51%
Hong Kong 0.46%
Australia 0.44%
United Kingdom 0.35%
Singapore 0.26%
France 0.24%
Other 76.29%

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%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 0.0%
2% to 3% 0.49%
3% to 4% 0.42%
4% to 5% 0.22%
5% to 6% 0.0%
6% to 7% 0.0%
7% to 8% 0.0%
8% to 9% 0.0%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 0.0%
AA 100.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.0%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.0%
3-5 Years 0.0%
5-7 Years 0.0%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.01%
20-30 Years 1.12%
30+ Years 0.0%

GTAA Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

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GTAA Performance

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

1 Week Return
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4 Week Return
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13 Week Return
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26 Week Return
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1 Year Return
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3 Year Return
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5 Year Return
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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 GTAA relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

GTAA Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
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GTAA Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
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GTAA Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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  • 20 Day MA: $22.75
  • 60 Day MA: $22.58
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.01
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.17
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 60.00
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 78.26
  • RSI 10 Day: 46
  • RSI 20 Day: 49
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 40

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $22.49
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $22.86
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $22.36
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $23.13
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $22.42
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $23.21

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $22.64
  • Support Level 2: $22.62
  • Resistance Level 1: $22.67
  • Resistance Level 2: $22.68


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 66.40
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 32.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.72
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 37.08

Fact Sheet

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