KWT - Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF

Description: The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies from around the world that derive at least 66% of their revenues from solar power and related products and services. On a weighted basis, the companies in the Index derive in excess of 90% of their revenues from the solar industry.

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KWT - Profile


Summary Data for KWT

52 Week Lo: $51.17 52 Week Hi: $97.36
AUM: $25.0 M Shares: 0.3 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 2,938 Avg. Volume (3 month) 4,329
Filings Data as of:

KWT - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. SolarCity Corp SCTY: 10.03%
  2. SunEdison Inc SUNE: 8.44%
  3. First Solar Inc FSLR: 8.09%
  4. GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd GCPEF: 6.62%
  5. Hanergy Solar Group Ltd HNGSF: 6.05%
  6. SunPower Corp SPWR: 5.50%
  7. Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd SHUNF: 4.91%
  8. GT Advanced Technologies Inc GTAT: 4.86%
  9. Meyer Burger Technology AG MBTN: 3.82%
  10. REC Silicon ASA REC: 3.59%
%Assets in Top 10: 61.91%
Total Holdings: 39.0

KWT Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 38.4%
International Stocks 61.57%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.4%
Other -0.37%

KWT Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Technology 89.53%
Utilities 6.62%
Industrials 3.82%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Financial Services 0.0%

KWT Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 12.67%
Medium 56.35%
Small 28.23%
Micro 2.71%

KWT Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
U.S. 38.4%
Asia (Emerging) 25.65%
Asia (Developed) 22.48%
Canada 3.58%
Europe 1.03%
Africa 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 74.32%
Emerging 25.65%

KWT Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United States 38.4%
China 25.65%
Taiwan 14.32%
Hong Kong 7.53%
Norway 5.01%
Switzerland 3.82%
Canada 3.58%
Germany 1.03%
South Korea 0.63%
Other 0.03%
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KWT - Fact Sheet

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

KWT - Fundamentals

KWT Performance

1 Week Return: -0.01%
2 Week Return: 3.34%
4 Week Return: 9.31%
13 Week Return: 2.95%
26 Week Return: -5.68%
YTD Return: 14.68%
1 Year Return: 61.42%
3 Year Return: -18.81%
5 Year Return: -53.40%

KWT Expenses & Fees

KWT Valuation

P/E Ratio: 12.66
Beta: 2.59
20 Day Moving Average: $81.32
60 Day Moving Average: $82.77

KWT Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.73
Dividend Date: 2013-12-23
Dividend: $0.73
Annual Dividend Yield %: 0.88%

KWT Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 15.64%
20 Day Volatility: 21.34%
50 Day Volatility: 25.66%
200 Day Volatility: 33.21%
Standard Deviation: 8.71%

KWT - Technicals

KWT Technicals

20 Day MA: $81.32
60 Day MA: $82.77
MACD 15 Period: 1.00
MACD 100 Period: 2.21
Williams % Range 10 Day: 54.59
Williams % Range 20 Day: 23.40
RSI 10 Day: 57
RSI 20 Day: 54
RSI 30 Day: 52
Ultimate Oscillator: 51

KWT Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $81.52
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $85.24
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $76.48
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $86.17
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $76.41
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $86.03

KWT Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $83.49
Support Level 2: $83.49
Resistance Level 1: $83.49
Resistance Level 2: $83.49

KWT Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 51.43
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 39.13
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.20
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 57.09

KWT Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 15.64%
20 Day Volatility: 21.34%
50 Day Volatility: 25.66%
200 Day Volatility: 33.21%
Standard Deviation: 8.71%

KWT - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

KWT is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Ardour Solar Energy Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies from around the world that derive at least 66% of their revenues from solar power and related products and services. On a weighted basis, the companies in the Index derive in excess of 90% of their revenues from the solar industry.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Alternative Energy Equities 0.66 2008-04-21 Van Eck ETF +14.68%

KWT Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B-
Expenses C+
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 KWT 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 Alternative Energy Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

KWT 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 KWT

The cleverly-named KWT delivers targeted exposure to the solar power energy, and as such can be exhibit significant volatility in the short-term. Like many granular ETFs focusing on specific sub-sectors, KWT doesn't offer tremendous diversification; there are only about 30 individual components, ...

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