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  • ETF
  • GYLD
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.1 (-0.01%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $18.43
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $13.98
  • 52 Week Hi: $22.63
  • AUM: $97.6 M
  • Shares: 5.3 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 31,761
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 41,694

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers multi-asset class exposure to high yielding securities, delivering a diversified, balanced portfolio that is capable of paying a meaningful distribution yield. As such, GYLD can be used in a number of ways within a portfolio. Those focusing on the long-term may see an allocation to GYLD as a tool for enhancing current returns while also achieving exposure to asset classes that are often overlooked or underweighted in long-term portfolios, such as REITs, MLPs, and junk bonds. Others may see GYLD as a tactical tool for scaling back on risk exposure in anticipation of declines in risky assets. GYLD is unique in that it includes exposure to stocks, bonds, and alternatives within a single ticker, resulting in a well-diversified basket of holdings. One item worth noting is the expense ratio; a close competitor IYLD charges less for comparable exposure, although investors should be aware that this offering is structured as an ETF-of-ETFs.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

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

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

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GYLD 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.

GYLD 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 20.68%
International Stocks 35.54%
U.S. Bonds 13.24%
International Bonds 27.62%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.61%
Other 1.3%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Real Estate 19.53%
Energy 11.48%
Basic Materials 6.37%
Industrials 4.68%
Communication Services 4.48%
Utilities 3.99%
Financial Services 2.51%
Consumer Cyclical 1.84%
Technology 0.76%
Health Care 0.57%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 1.87%
Large 9.0%
Medium 17.45%
Small 13.65%
Micro 14.25%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 20.68%
Europe 13.95%
Australia 7.07%
Asia (Developed) 6.24%
Canada 3.79%
Africa 2.82%
Asia (Emerging) 1.06%
Latin America 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 46.49%
Emerging 9.73%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 33.92%
Poland 2.72%
South Africa 6.22%
Canada 6.16%
Turkey 4.92%
Australia 4.19%
Singapore 4.14%
Brazil 3.57%
Netherlands 3.39%
New Zealand 2.87%
Other 27.9%

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% 0.71%
3% to 4% 4.51%
4% to 5% 9.47%
5% to 6% 11.01%
6% to 7% 9.28%
7% to 8% 4.45%
8% to 9% 1.43%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 2.38%
3-5 Years 7.82%
5-7 Years 12.61%
7-10 Years 11.76%
10-15 Years 1.32%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 4.97%
30+ Years 0.0%

GYLD 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

There are 9 other ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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

GYLD 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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GYLD Dividend

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

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Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
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GYLD 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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Standard Deviation
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  • 20 Day MA: $18.35
  • 60 Day MA: $17.86
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.04
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.47
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 51.52
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 71.78
  • RSI 10 Day: 51
  • RSI 20 Day: 55
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 34

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $18.06
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $18.55
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $18.07
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $18.72
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $17.96
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $18.95

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $18.21
  • Support Level 2: $18.09
  • Resistance Level 1: $18.56
  • Resistance Level 2: $18.79


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 27.24
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 49.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 32.80
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 41.31

Fact Sheet

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