SLV Silver Trust

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SLV - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: iShares
  • Structure: Grantor Trust
  • Expense Ratio: 0.50%
  • ETF Home Page: SLV
  • Inception: Apr 21, 2006
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • SLV Tracks This Index: Silver Bullion

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Precious Metals Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

This ETF is designed to track the spot price of silver bullion

Realtime Rating

SLV - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

SLV is a passive Grantor Trust that seeks to replicate Silver Bullion. This ETF is designed to track the spot price of silver bullion

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for SLV 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 Precious Metals 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.

SLV Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A GLD
Expenses A- IAU
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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SLV In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

SLV - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 05, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Silver
    100.00%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
SLV Rank:
SLV 1
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
SLV Rank:
SLV 100.00%
Category Low
Category High
Expense

SLV - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of SLV to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
SLV Rank:
SLV 0.50%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in SLV

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 6 other ETFs in the Precious Metals ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

SLV - Performance

This section shows how SLV has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -1.33%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -2.75%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -8.20%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -6.15%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
SLV Rank:
SLV 3.32%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -17.58%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -49.08%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
SLV Rank:
SLV -10.63%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

SLV - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
SLV Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 17, 2015

Dividend

SLV - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of SLV compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
SLV Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 17, 2015

Technicals

SLV - Technicals

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SLV Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
SLV Rank:
SLV 150.39%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
SLV Rank:
SLV 22.51%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
SLV Rank:
SLV 23.02%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
SLV Rank:
SLV 30.76%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
SLV Rank:
SLV 1.72
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
SLV Rank:
SLV 1.67%
Category Low
Category High

SLV Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $15.94
  • 60 Day MA: $15.94
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.29
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.31
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 89.38
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 89.38
  • RSI 10 Day: 43
  • RSI 20 Day: 47
  • RSI 30 Day: 47
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 41

SLV Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $15.22
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $16.30
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $15.37
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $16.52
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $14.65
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $16.64

SLV Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $15.45
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $15.71

SLV Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 38.90
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 31.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 39.92
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 28.21
Fact Sheet

SLV - Fact Sheet

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