This ETF delivers exposure to the global consumer staples sector, including roughly even allocations to U.S. and international stocks. KXI is heavily tilted towards developed markets, with the biggest international weightings afforded to a handful of Western European economies. As such, this ETF may be appealing for investors looking to implement a sector rotation strategy on a more global level or for those looking to implement a tactical overlay that involves a sector-specific focus. KXI is efficient from a cost perspective, but leaves a bit to be desired in terms of diversification. Though holdings are spread across more than 100 different securities, the largest stocks of that group receive a hefty weighting in the portfolio. Investors looking for U.S. exposure to the consumer sectors sector will like XLP or RHS, while those looking to avoid the U.S. altogether may like AXSL or IPS.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for KXI 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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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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