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, INKM can be used in a number of ways within a portfolio. Those focusing on the long-term may see an allocation to INKM 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 high yield debt, preferred stock, and convertible bonds. Other investors utilize INKM as a tactical tool for pulling back slightly on risk exposure in anticipation of broad market declines. INKM is an ETF-of-ETFs, which means that the underlying securities are other exchange-traded products. While there are a number of ETFs on the market that target these asset classes and seek to deliver high yields, INKM is unique in that it includes exposure to stocks, bonds, and alternatives all under one ticker. One item worth noting is the expense ratio; the ETF-of-ETF structure results in multiple layers of fees, which can lead to some additional expenses for investors. Those looking to skimp on management fees could construct the INKM portfolio on their own--though that would involve potentially significant commissions. Cost conscious investors may wish to consider IYLD, as this ETF offers comparable exposure for a slightly cheaper price tag.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for INKM 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.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.
|United Arab Emirates||0.07%|
|Trinidad and Tobago||0.02%|
|0% to 1%||4.59%|
|1% to 2%||2.44%|
|2% to 3%||5.22%|
|3% to 4%||5.8%|
|4% to 5%||7.32%|
|5% to 6%||7.46%|
|6% to 7%||4.81%|
|7% to 8%||2.49%|
|8% to 9%||1.29%|
|9% to 10%||0.61%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.53%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.19%|
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 10 other ETFs in the Diversified Portfolio 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.
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 INKM relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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