IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the Communications Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index tracks the non-U.S. telecommunications sub-industry of developed countries included in the S&P Broad Market Index. The Global BMI Index captures the full universe of institutionally investable stocks in developed and emerging markets with float-adjusted market capitalizations of at least $100 million

Realtime Rating

IST - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

IST is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Telecommunication Services Sector Index. The index tracks the non-U.S. telecommunications sub-industry of developed countries included in the S&P Broad Market Index. The Global BMI Index captures the full universe of institutionally investable stocks in developed and emerging markets with float-adjusted market capitalizations of at least $100 million

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IST 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 Communications 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.

IST Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ IYZ
Expenses B- VOX
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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IST In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for IST and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

IST - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
IST Rank:
IST 61
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
IST Rank:
IST 61.60%
Category Low
Category High

IST Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 99.28%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.25%
Other 0.47%

IST Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Communication Services 98.91%
Technology 0.38%
Financial Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Industrials 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

IST Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 68.14%
Large 23.04%
Medium 8.1%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

IST Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 49.37%
Japan 21.7%
Asia (Developed) 8.53%
Australia 4.89%
Canada 3.74%
Latin America 0.88%
Middle East 0.67%
Asia (Emerging) 0.38%
Africa 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%

IST Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 98.03%
Emerging 1.25%

IST Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Japan 21.7%
Sweden 2.99%
United Kingdom 20.54%
Germany 8.36%
Spain 7.46%
France 5.4%
Australia 4.53%
Singapore 4.5%
Canada 3.74%
Italy 3.46%
Other 17.32%
Expense

IST - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
IST Rank:
IST 0.40%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in IST

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 1 other ETFs in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

IST - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
IST Rank:
IST -0.65%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
IST Rank:
IST -4.97%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
IST Rank:
IST -2.12%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
IST Rank:
IST -1.23%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
IST Rank:
IST 5.35%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
IST Rank:
IST 0.57%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
IST Rank:
IST 37.50%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
IST Rank:
IST 53.74%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

IST - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
IST Rank:
IST 17.67
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 28, 2015

Dividend

IST - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
IST Rank:
IST 3.14%
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 28, 2015

Technicals

IST - Technicals

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IST Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
IST Rank:
IST 101.99%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
IST Rank:
IST 23.34%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
IST Rank:
IST 20.48%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
IST Rank:
IST 17.43%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
IST Rank:
IST -1.01
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
IST Rank:
IST 0.98%
Category Low
Category High

IST Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $26.89
  • 60 Day MA: $26.88
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.68
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.82
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 32.36
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 40.98
  • RSI 10 Day: 41
  • RSI 20 Day: 43
  • RSI 30 Day: 45
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 49

IST Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.71
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $27.79
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.20
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $28.56
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.57
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $28.41

IST Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $25.96
  • Support Level 2: $25.89
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.07
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.11

IST Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 64.98
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 71.49
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 54.22
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 52.19
Fact Sheet

IST - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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