PLW 1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio

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Alternative ETFs in the Government Bonds Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The Index measures the potential returns of the U.S. Treasury yield curve based on approximately 30 equally weighted U.S. Treasury issues with fixed coupons, scheduled to mature in a proportional, annual laddered structure.

Realtime Rating

PLW - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

PLW is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Ryan/Mergent 1-30 Year Treasury Laddered Index. The Index measures the potential returns of the U.S. Treasury yield curve based on approximately 30 equally weighted U.S. Treasury issues with fixed coupons, scheduled to mature in a proportional, annual laddered structure.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PLW 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 Government Bonds 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.

PLW Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- TLT
Expenses C+ TFLO
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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PLW In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

PLW - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. US Treasury Bond 5.375%
    10.10%
  2. US Treasury Bond 4.5%
    9.89%
  3. US Treasury Note 2%
    3.45%
  4. US Treasury Note 3.5%
    3.43%
  5. US Treasury Bond 6.125%
    3.40%
  6. US Treasury Bond 6.25%
    3.39%
  7. US Treasury Bond 5.25%
    3.38%
  8. US Treasury Note 4.625%
    3.38%
  9. US Treasury Bond 6%
    3.36%
  10. US Treasury Bond 6.625%
    3.36%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
PLW Rank:
PLW 27
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
PLW Rank:
PLW 47.13%
Category Low
Category High

PLW Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 96.59%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 3.41%
Other 0.0%

PLW Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

PLW Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Government 96.59%
Cash And Equivalents 3.41%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Asset Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Corporate Bond 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

PLW Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 0.0%
1% to 2% 3.45%
2% to 3% 3.27%
3% to 4% 16.5%
4% to 5% 26.39%
5% to 6% 16.84%
6% to 7% 13.5%
7% to 8% 10.01%
8% to 9% 6.63%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%

PLW Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 100.0%
AA 0.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.0%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

PLW Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 6.8%
3-5 Years 6.63%
5-7 Years 6.78%
7-10 Years 10.03%
10-15 Years 16.9%
15-20 Years 10.1%
20-30 Years 39.36%
30+ Years 0.0%
Expense

PLW - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
PLW Rank:
PLW 0.25%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in PLW

PLW is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 14 other ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

PLW - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
PLW Rank:
PLW -0.82%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
PLW Rank:
PLW -0.03%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
PLW Rank:
PLW 2.06%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
PLW Rank:
PLW -0.19%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
PLW Rank:
PLW 0.23%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
PLW Rank:
PLW 4.18%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
PLW Rank:
PLW 4.01%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
PLW Rank:
PLW 21.98%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

PLW - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
PLW Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Sep 01, 2015

Dividend

PLW - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
PLW Rank:
PLW 2.22%
Category Low
Category High

As of Sep 01, 2015

Technicals

PLW - Technicals

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PLW Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
PLW Rank:
PLW 43.17%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
PLW Rank:
PLW 8.75%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
PLW Rank:
PLW 9.10%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
PLW Rank:
PLW 9.43%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
PLW Rank:
PLW -0.34
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
PLW Rank:
PLW 0.86%
Category Low
Category High

PLW Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $32.65
  • 60 Day MA: $32.12
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.15
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.29
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 82.50
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 82.72
  • RSI 10 Day: 48
  • RSI 20 Day: 52
  • RSI 30 Day: 52
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 29

PLW Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $32.19
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $33.23
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $32.24
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $33.13
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $32.04
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $33.10

PLW Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $32.30
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $32.64

PLW Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 42.00
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 21.08
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 31.85
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 19.77
Fact Sheet

PLW - Fact Sheet

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