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  • ETF
  • GWL
    Pricing Data
    $26.26
    Change: $0.25 (-0.01%)
    Time: 09/26/16
    Previous Close: $26.51
  • Category
  • Global Equities
Last Updated:

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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $22.02
  • 52 Week Hi: $26.92
  • AUM: $638.4 M
  • Shares: 24.0 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 66,129
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 104,455

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Analyst Report

This product provides exposure to global securities that are not domiciled in the US. Many investors feel that the U.S. has exited its growth stage, and that investing in domestic securities will not generate as big of a return as could be found elsewhere. The investment thesis behind this product is to conform to those investors who feel that their investments are better placed outside of domestic borders. GWL dedicates a majority of its assets to European equities, though other countries like Japan and Canada are present. Investors should note that this fund invests almost exclusively in developed markets, so this ETF will be safer than an emerging markets fund, but may not exhibit the same growth patterns. The fund has over 600 individual holdings, with not company receiving a weighting over 2%, giving a wide range of diversity through a single ticker. GWL also has an added bonus due to its attractive dividend yield that could attract any investor to this product.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GWL 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 Global 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.

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GWL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- VEU
Expenses A- VXUS
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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GWL 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.

GWL Holdings

Filings Data as of: Sep 05, 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
Rank:
1445
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
9.60%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.86%
International Stocks 93.35%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.33%
Other 5.47%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 17.38%
Industrials 12.75%
Consumer Defensive 10.99%
Consumer Cyclical 10.78%
Health Care 9.75%
Technology 8.15%
Basic Materials 7.33%
Energy 5.34%
Communication Services 4.3%
Real Estate 4.18%
Utilities 3.1%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 48.45%
Large 29.13%
Medium 11.12%
Small 3.03%
Micro 0.5%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 38.7%
Japan 23.06%
Asia (Developed) 7.89%
Australia 6.1%
Canada 5.27%
U.S. 0.86%
Middle East 0.39%
Asia (Emerging) 0.34%
Latin America 0.04%
Africa 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 93.83%
Emerging 0.38%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Japan 23.06%
Sweden 2.32%
United Kingdom 15.46%
Switzerland 7.18%
France 7.1%
Germany 6.87%
Australia 5.83%
Canada 5.27%
South Korea 4.63%
Netherlands 2.55%
Other 19.73%

GWL 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

ETF Average
0.576%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.26%
Category Average
0.53%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.34%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

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GWL Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
1.47%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
0.31%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
11.46%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
6.64%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
3.53%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
6.16%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
1.27%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
45.18%
Category Low
Category High

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

GWL 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
Rank:
15.6
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 28 2016

GWL Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.38
Dividend Date
2016-06-17
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.69
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.59%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jul 28, 2016

GWL 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
Rank:
90.21%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
15.96%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
11.82%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
19.83%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
-1.18
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
1.03%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $26.26
  • 60 Day MA: $25.91
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.01
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.66
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 51.97
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 51.97
  • RSI 10 Day: 50
  • RSI 20 Day: 52
  • RSI 30 Day: 53
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 47

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.45
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.80
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.60
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.92
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.74
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.85

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $26.23
  • Support Level 2: $26.19
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.31
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.35

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 34.86
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 55.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 41.76
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 58.83

Fact Sheet

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