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This ETF is a way to invest in the infrastructure sector of emerging markets, offering exposure to construction and engineering companies that are responsible for infrastructure buildouts expected to occur in the developing world throughout coming decades. Investors seeking broad-based emerging markets exposure for a long-term portfolio probably have little use for a fund such as PXR, but this ETF can be useful for investors looking to implement a tactical overlay or increase exposure to this often overlooked corner of emerging economies. PXR does an excellent job on the diversification front, spreading exposure evenly across the basket of component securities and including more than a dozen different markets. And while PXR is considerably more expensive than some broad-based emerging markets ETFs, the fees are reasonable given the level of granularity offered. EMIF is another option that provides similar exposure, while funds such as CHXX, BRXX, and INXX offer more targeted exposure to infrastructure sectors in individual BRIC members.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PXR 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 Utilities 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 5 other ETFs in the Utilities 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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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of PXR relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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