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  • ETF
  • ROOF
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.06 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/26/16
    Previous Close: $25.62
  • Category
  • Real Estate
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Trading Data

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  • 52 Week Lo: $20.45
  • 52 Week Hi: $26.46
  • AUM: $71.8 M
  • Shares: 2.8 M

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Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 17,804
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 12,689

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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:

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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 Category.

ROOF Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.66%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.09%
Other 1.25%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Real Estate 97.43%
Consumer Cyclical 1.23%
Financial Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Industrials 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Technology 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 0.0%
Medium 2.56%
Small 68.07%
Micro 28.03%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.66%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 98.66%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.66%
Other 1.34%

ROOF Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb 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 6 other ETFs in the Real Estate ETFdb 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 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 Category.

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ROOF Dividend

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ROOF Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $25.65
  • 60 Day MA: $24.90
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.02
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.87
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 32.58
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 46.71
  • RSI 10 Day: 55
  • RSI 20 Day: 56
  • RSI 30 Day: 57
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 56

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.86
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.11
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $24.87
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.38
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.64
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.27

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $25.59
  • Support Level 2: $25.50
  • Resistance Level 1: $25.75
  • Resistance Level 2: $25.82


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 68.90
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 74.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 64.18
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 56.87

Fact Sheet

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