RALS - RAFI Long/Short

Description: The index allocates an aggregate equal dollar amount to both long and short equity positions. This allocation is based on a comparison of Research Affiliates Fundamental Index weightings with traditional market capitalization weightings.

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RALS - Profile


Summary Data for RALS

52 Week Lo: $40.53 52 Week Hi: $43.64
AUM: $65.9 M Shares: 1.6 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 7,035 Avg. Volume (3 month) 9,441
Filings Data as of:

RALS - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Rafi Us Equity Long/Short Short Sub-Index Swap Deutsche Bank Ag: 94.53%
  2. Rafi Us Equity Long/Short Short Sub-Index Swap Societe Generale: 7.10%
  3. Rafi Us Equity Long/Short Long Sub-Index Swap Societe Generale: 2.41%
  4. Chevron Corp CVX: 1.88%
  5. AT&T Inc T: 1.75%
  6. Bank of America Corporation BAC: 1.45%
  7. ConocoPhillips COP: 1.37%
  8. Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM: 1.24%
  9. JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM: 1.23%
  10. General Electric Co GE: 1.19%
%Assets in Top 10: 114.15%
Total Holdings: 244.0

RALS Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 97.74%
International Stocks -94.05%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 101.0%
Other -4.69%
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RALS - Fact Sheet

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

RALS - Fundamentals

RALS Performance

1 Week Return: 0.10%
2 Week Return: -0.38%
4 Week Return: -0.81%
13 Week Return: -2.38%
26 Week Return: -2.99%
YTD Return: -1.05%
1 Year Return: 0.97%
3 Year Return: 12.68%
5 Year Return: n/a

RALS Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.95%
  • Category: Long-Short
  • Category Range: 0.50% to 1.50%
  • Category Average: 0.86%

RALS Valuation

P/E Ratio: 13.48
Beta: 0.36
20 Day Moving Average: $41.92
60 Day Moving Average: $42.39

RALS Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.48
Dividend Date: 2014-09-24
Dividend: $0.13
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.14%

RALS Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 21.31%
20 Day Volatility: 5.59%
50 Day Volatility: 5.46%
200 Day Volatility: 5.10%
Standard Deviation: 0.60%

RALS - Technicals

RALS Technicals

20 Day MA: $41.92
60 Day MA: $42.39
MACD 15 Period: -0.10
MACD 100 Period: -0.66
Williams % Range 10 Day: 53.85
Williams % Range 20 Day: 70.83
RSI 10 Day: 44
RSI 20 Day: 43
RSI 30 Day: 43
Ultimate Oscillator: 54

RALS Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $41.59
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $41.93
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $41.56
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $42.27
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $41.42
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $42.74

RALS Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $41.66
Support Level 2: $41.54
Resistance Level 1: $41.87
Resistance Level 2: $41.96

RALS Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 65.15
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 47.51
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 58.50
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 41.18

RALS Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 21.31%
20 Day Volatility: 5.59%
50 Day Volatility: 5.46%
200 Day Volatility: 5.10%
Standard Deviation: 0.60%

RALS - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

RALS is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate RAFI US Equity Long/Short Index. The index allocates an aggregate equal dollar amount to both long and short equity positions. This allocation is based on a comparison of Research Affiliates Fundamental Index weightings with traditional market capitalization weightings.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Long-Short 0.95 2010-12-09 ProShares ETF -1.05%

RALS Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A
Expenses B
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for RALS on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Long-Short ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

RALS Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
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ETFdb Analyst Report for RALS

This ETF offers a unique twist on market neutral exposure, offering both long and short positions to U.S. stocks within a single portfolio. Given this objective, RALS can be expected to exhibit a low correlation with traditional asset classes, and as such can be a useful tool for investors lookin...

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