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  • ETF
  • KNOW
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.41 (0.01%)
    Time: 01/13/17
    Previous Close: $76.64
  • Category
  • All Cap Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $58.57
  • 52 Week Hi: $78.83
  • AUM: $210.7 M
  • Shares: 2.8 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 29,877
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 23,641

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Analyst Report

KNOW is one of the first ETFs of its kind, with a relatively unique strategy. Its index selects 100 stocks from the S&P 1500 based on insider sentiment. Insider sentiment involves analyzing public company filings related to frequency of trades, purchases of stock and increases in holdings by “insiders,” as well as positive earnings analysis. The idea here is that insiders know best how a business is operating and the implications on future stock price, so if an insider is buying up shares, that may be a good sign that things are going well. Likewise, a selling trend behind the scenes may point to a relatively weak future for a particular company. This fund debuted at the end of 2011 and is one of the few funds from Direxion that do not apply a leverage or inverse exposure. KNOW’s fees of 65 basis points place it on the expensive side, but given its relatively unique strategy, it comes as no surprise to see it charge a premium for its services. While this fund would never be used as a building block, it certainly has a place as a tactical investment, as its one of a kind strategy has the potential to provide handsome returns to your portfolio.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for KNOW 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 All Cap 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.

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KNOW Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses B- n/a

Knowledge Centers

KNOW In-Depth Analysis

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

KNOW Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 04, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
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% Assets in Top 10
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 97.96%
International Stocks 1.9%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.13%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer Cyclical 23.72%
Financial Services 23.61%
Technology 22.04%
Industrials 8.61%
Energy 6.19%
Consumer Defensive 5.26%
Utilities 2.95%
Health Care 2.32%
Basic Materials 1.79%
Real Estate 1.76%
Communication Services 1.61%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 13.89%
Large 19.17%
Medium 43.71%
Small 23.09%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 97.96%
Asia (Developed) 1.87%
Europe 0.04%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.87%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.96%
Singapore 1.87%
Ireland 0.04%
Other 0.13%

KNOW Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Expense Ratio
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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

KNOW Performance

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

1 Week Return
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4 Week Return
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13 Week Return
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26 Week Return
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Year to Date Return
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1 Year Return
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3 Year Return
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5 Year Return
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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 KNOW relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

KNOW Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
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KNOW Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
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KNOW Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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Standard Deviation
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  • 20 Day MA: $77.17
  • 60 Day MA: $74.84
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.02
  • MACD 100 Period: 3.65
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 44.60
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 46.30
  • RSI 10 Day: 51
  • RSI 20 Day: 55
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 48

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $76.34
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $77.74
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $76.48
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $77.93
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $75.79
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $78.44

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $76.79
  • Support Level 2: $76.54
  • Resistance Level 1: $77.35
  • Resistance Level 2: $77.66


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 52.80
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 52.13
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.36
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 42.39

Fact Sheet

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