This ETF offers exposure to Indian equity markets, making PIN one of many ETF choices for investors looking to access an emerging market that maintains both tremendous growth potential and considerable volatility. Considerable India exposure is a part of many broad-based emerging markets ETFs, but those looking to overweight this economy may find PIN to be a useful tool. Like many international ETFs, PIN leaves a bit to be desired in terms of diversification; with just about 50 components and near double digit exposure to multiple stocks, the underlying portfolio is somewhat concentrated. It's also worth noting that the fund is dominated by large cap companies; pairing this fund with a small cap ETF such as SCIF or SCIN may result in more complete exposure to India's equity markets. For those seeking large caps, there are some other options available, including earnings-weighted EPI and INP, an ETN that could alleviate concerns about the liquidity of Indian stock markets. PIN's expenses may seem high compared to other equity ETFs, but the fees are quite reasonable considering the type of exposure offered (INP comes in a few basis points lower for those with major concerns about expenses).
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PIN 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 Emerging Markets 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.com Category.
This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)
There are 36 other ETFs in the Emerging Markets Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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