This ETF offers unique exposure to a slice of the domestic consumer market, focusing on manufacturers of consumer goods while excluding consumer services. This methodology results in a blend of different sectors, including the heaviest weight to consumer staples (though discretionary firms are also found in IYK). As such, this ETF is probably too finely tuned for long-term investors, but can be a nice tool for those looking to implement a sector rotation strategy or tactical overlay. Like many consumer ETFs, IYK is somewhat lacking in terms of diversification. Though there are more than 100 individual holdings, a few big names (among them PG, KO, PM, and PEP) accounts for a big portion of holdings. Though there are a number of consumer staples ETFs, IYK is the only true consumer goods fund available.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IYK 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 Consumer Staples 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 Consumer Staples 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.
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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of IYK 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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