This ETF is a global play on the financial sector, including U.S. companies, developed market stocks, and banks of emerging economies. This ETF has a heavy tilt towards large cap stocks--a common bias in the financial sector--though it does include some exposure to smaller companies. Given its sector-specific focus, this fund probably doesn't have much appeal to those constructing a long-term portfolio. But IXG can be a useful tool for establishing a tilt towards the global financial sector, or potentially as part of a global sector rotation strategy. Though the U.S. accounts for a significant chunk, IXG includes a number of different countries and hundreds of individual securities.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IXG 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 Financials 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.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 Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 4 other ETFs in the Financials Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb 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 IXG 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 Category.
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