IST - SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF

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

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IST - Profile


Summary Data for IST

52 Week Lo: $20.18 52 Week Hi: $27.48
AUM: $30.1 M Shares: 1.2 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 7,537 Avg. Volume (3 month) 12,005
Filings Data as of:

IST - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Vodafone Group PLC VODPF: 11.56%
  2. SOFTBANK Corp SFTBF: 8.84%
  3. Telefonica SA TEFOF: 7.82%
  4. BT Group PLC BTGOF: 6.13%
  5. Deutsche Telekom AG DTEGF: 5.98%
  6. Vivendi SA VIVEF: 4.50%
  7. ORANGE FNCTF: 4.29%
  8. KDDI Corp. KDDIF: 4.01%
  9. NTT DoCoMo Inc NTDMF: 2.84%
  10. Singapore Telecommunications Limited SNGNF: 2.84%
%Assets in Top 10: 58.80%
Total Holdings: 63.0

IST Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 91.09%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 8.63%
Other 0.28%

IST Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Communication Services 90.63%
Financial Services 0.0%
Technology 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 57.7%
Large 24.78%
Medium 8.15%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

IST Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 51.54%
Japan 18.26%
Asia (Developed) 5.7%
Canada 4.1%
Australia 3.35%
Middle East 0.46%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 90.63%
Emerging 0.0%

IST Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Kingdom 19.91%
Italy 2.18%
Japan 18.26%
France 9.65%
Spain 7.82%
Germany 6.86%
Canada 4.1%
Singapore 3.24%
Australia 3.04%
Sweden 2.6%
Other 22.34%
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IST - Fact Sheet

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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.

IST - Fundamentals

IST Performance

1 Week Return: 1.77%
2 Week Return: -0.49%
4 Week Return: -0.01%
13 Week Return: -2.64%
26 Week Return: 1.42%
YTD Return: -2.77%
1 Year Return: 28.30%
3 Year Return: 25.46%
5 Year Return: 97.61%

IST Expenses & Fees

IST Valuation

P/E Ratio: 13.28
Beta: -1.46
20 Day Moving Average: $26.32
60 Day Moving Average: $26.36

IST Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $3.41
Dividend Date: 2014-03-21
Dividend: $2.38
Annual Dividend Yield %: 13.03%

IST Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 33.30%
20 Day Volatility: 13.97%
50 Day Volatility: 17.64%
200 Day Volatility: 16.36%
Standard Deviation: 2.22%

IST - Technicals

IST Technicals

20 Day MA: $26.32
60 Day MA: $26.36
MACD 15 Period: 0.16
MACD 100 Period: 0.06
Williams % Range 10 Day: 17.39
Williams % Range 20 Day: 31.16
RSI 10 Day: 55
RSI 20 Day: 51
RSI 30 Day: 51
Ultimate Oscillator: 58

IST Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.61
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.67
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.75
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.91
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.79
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $27.07

IST Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $26.32
Support Level 2: $26.16
Resistance Level 1: $26.55
Resistance Level 2: $26.62

IST Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 73.21
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 63.87
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 56.87
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 44.64

IST Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 33.30%
20 Day Volatility: 13.97%
50 Day Volatility: 17.64%
200 Day Volatility: 16.36%
Standard Deviation: 2.22%

IST - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Communications Equities 0.5 2008-07-16 State Street SPDR ETF -2.77%

IST Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+
Expenses B-
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IST on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

IST Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for IST

This ETF offers exposure to the international telecom sector, focusing on stocks listed outside of the U.S. As such, IST can be an effective tool for investors implementing an ex-U.S. sector rotation strategy, and can also be potentially useful for those with a bullish view on the telecom industr...

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