QABA offers exposure to community banks, a sub-sector of the financial space that often receives little to no weight in broad-based indexes and ETFs. Community banks are often impacted by very different factors than giant Wall Street institutions, and as such QABA may offer be a way to complement exposure to big banks or to achieve financial exposure in a different manner. The hyper-targeted nature of this fund may diminish its appeal to those constructing long-term portfolios, but QABA can be an effective tool for establishing a tactical tilt, especially for opportunistic investors. This fund is dominated by small and mid cap stocks, and offers a risk/return profile that is unique even from regional banking ETFs such as KRE. The balanced nature of the portfolio is appealing, as QABA presents a way to play a high level investment thesis as opposed to concentrated developments in a small handful of stocks. Most investors will find this fund to be too targeted for their purposes, but it can be a very efficient way to play a specific strategy.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for QABA 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 Financials 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
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