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  • ETF
  • PICK
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.12 (-0.01%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $9.82
  • Category
  • Commodity Producers Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $6.57
  • 52 Week Hi: $14.28
  • AUM: $146.1 M
  • Shares: 15.0 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 241,604
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 322,151

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers a way to access the global mining industry through an international basket of companies engaged in the extraction and production of metals, including aluminum, steel, and precious metals. As such, PICK can be useful as a tool for tilting portfolio exposure towards the mining sector or betting on a short term surge from mining stocks. PICK features by far the most diverse portfolio of holdings among broad-based mining ETFs, making this an appealing option for those interested in establishing well-rounded exposure to the mining sector over the long-haul. However, short-term traders who value liquidity above all else will likely opt for the more popular XME instead. Furthermore, this ETF is heavily tilted towards companies from developed nations; investors looking to tap into more lucrative opportunities overseas should consider EMT, which offers exposure to mining companies in emerging markets.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PICK 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 Commodity Producers 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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PICK Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- GDX
Expenses A XME

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PICK 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.

PICK Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 15.56%
International Stocks 84.28%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.15%
Other 0.0%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Basic Materials 98.32%
Industrials 1.31%
Consumer Cyclical 0.13%
Financial Services 0.08%
Technology 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 35.28%
Large 30.34%
Medium 24.45%
Small 8.66%
Micro 1.08%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 32.36%
Australia 17.19%
U.S. 15.56%
Japan 10.41%
Asia (Developed) 7.22%
Latin America 6.27%
Canada 4.35%
Asia (Emerging) 2.65%
Africa 1.32%
Middle East 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 85.89%
Emerging 13.96%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United Kingdom 22.66%
Germany 2.26%
Australia 17.19%
United States 15.56%
Japan 10.41%
South Korea 4.79%
Canada 4.35%
Brazil 4.19%
Russia 2.49%
Taiwan 2.39%
Other 13.71%

PICK 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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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 15 other ETFs in the Commodity Producers Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

PICK Performance

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

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

PICK Valuation

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

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PICK Dividend

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

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PICK Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $9.84
  • 60 Day MA: $9.91
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.04
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.71
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 34.21
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 75.00
  • RSI 10 Day: 45
  • RSI 20 Day: 48
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 51

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $9.36
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $9.93
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $9.06
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $10.67
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $8.98
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $11.48

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $9.64
  • Support Level 2: $9.58
  • Resistance Level 1: $9.79
  • Resistance Level 2: $9.88


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 35.33
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 61.60
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 42.14
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 56.13

Fact Sheet

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