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  • ETF
  • ROOF
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.26 (0.01%)
    Time: 03/29/17
    Previous Close: $26.24
  • Category
  • Real Estate
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $22.69
  • 52 Week Hi: $27.65
  • AUM: $99.6 M
  • Shares: 3.8 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 24,018
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 25,450

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Analyst Report

This ETF is one of many in the Real Estate ETFdb Category that offers exposure to U.S.-listed REITs. While some investors have shunned this asset class in recent years thanks to a stretch of abysmal performances, many continue to include real estate exposure in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio. So while ROOF can be useful to those with a long time horizon, it can also be an effective means of establishing a tactical tilt towards a corner of the domestic equity market that is capable of delivering generous current returns and capital appreciation in certain environments. ROOF is unique as a result of its focus on small cap REITs; the majority of real estate products are dominated by large cap stocks, but ROOF focuses on the bottom 10% of market capitalization in the U.S. REIT market. This asset class often trades at a significant discount to large cap counterparts, and may offer more attractive distribution yields in many environments. While small cap and large cap REITs are moved by many of the same factors, these asset classes are far from identical, and the differences in performance can be significant even over the short term. ROOF offers unique exposure, and has very little overlap with more established large cap-heavy real estate ETFs. For investors looking to round out long-term exposure or fine tune a tactical position, ROOF has the potential to be a very useful tool.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for ROOF 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 Real Estate 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.

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ROOF Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses C+ n/a

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ROOF In-Depth Analysis

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

ROOF Holdings

Filings Data as of: Feb 02, 2017
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.95%
ETF Cash Component 0.05%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Real Estate 96.12%
Other 3.84%
ETF Cash Component 0.05%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Small cap 55.25%
Micro cap 44.71%
ETF Cash Component 0.05%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 100.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 100.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 100.0%

ROOF Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 7 other ETFs in the Real Estate ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

ROOF Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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

ROOF Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
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As of Jul 15 2016

ROOF Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
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As of Jul 15, 2016

ROOF Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

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  • 20 Day MA: $26.24
  • 60 Day MA: $26.70
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.40
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.13
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 0.60
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 39.69
  • RSI 10 Day: 56
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 63

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.95
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.50
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.48
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.98
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.49
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $27.53

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $26.31
  • Support Level 2: $26.13
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.59
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.69


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 80.99
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 77.48
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 68.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 67.66

Fact Sheet

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