SLX Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund

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SLX - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: Van Eck
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.55%
  • ETF Home Page: SLX
  • Inception: Oct 10, 2006
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • SLX Tracks This Index: NYSE Arca Steel Index

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Commodity Producers Equities Category

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

Description

The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies primarily involved in a variety of activities that are related to steel production, including the operation of manufacturing mills, fabrication of steel products, or the extraction and reduction of iron ore.

Realtime Rating

SLX - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

SLX is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate NYSE Arca Steel Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies primarily involved in a variety of activities that are related to steel production, including the operation of manufacturing mills, fabrication of steel products, or the extraction and reduction of iron ore.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for SLX 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 Commodity Producers 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.

SLX Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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SLX In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

SLX - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 05, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
SLX Rank:
SLX 27
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
SLX Rank:
SLX 67.71%
Category Low
Category High

SLX Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 44.09%
International Stocks 55.97%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash -0.06%
Other 0.0%

SLX Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Basic Materials 92.06%
Industrials 8.0%
Financial Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Technology 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

SLX Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 31.31%
Large 20.86%
Medium 18.17%
Small 22.17%
Micro 7.55%

SLX Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 44.09%
Europe 25.91%
Latin America 18.35%
Asia (Developed) 7.05%
Asia (Emerging) 4.66%
Africa 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

SLX Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 76.36%
Emerging 23.7%

SLX Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 44.09%
Brazil 18.35%
United Kingdom 13.31%
Luxembourg 11.91%
South Korea 7.05%
India 4.66%
Russia 0.69%
Other -0.06%
Expense

SLX - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
SLX Rank:
SLX 0.55%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in SLX

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

Category Commission Free Trading

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Performance

SLX - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
SLX Rank:
SLX 10.21%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
SLX Rank:
SLX 14.15%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
SLX Rank:
SLX 10.59%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
SLX Rank:
SLX -15.02%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
SLX Rank:
SLX 0.08%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
SLX Rank:
SLX -21.65%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
SLX Rank:
SLX -24.11%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
SLX Rank:
SLX -41.74%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

SLX - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
SLX Rank:
SLX 14.96
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 24, 2015

Dividend

SLX - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
SLX Rank:
SLX 3.26%
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 24, 2015

Technicals

SLX - Technicals

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SLX Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
SLX Rank:
SLX 111.70%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
SLX Rank:
SLX 27.71%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
SLX Rank:
SLX 28.38%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
SLX Rank:
SLX 30.49%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
SLX Rank:
SLX 2.46
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
SLX Rank:
SLX 6.06%
Category Low
Category High

SLX Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $32.37
  • 60 Day MA: $32.76
  • MACD 15 Period: 2.75
  • MACD 100 Period: 2.07
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 2.52
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 2.07
  • RSI 10 Day: 75
  • RSI 20 Day: 64
  • RSI 30 Day: 58
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 61

SLX Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $31.02
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $35.17
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $30.15
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $34.54
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $30.13
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $34.15

SLX Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $35.37
  • Support Level 2: $35.23
  • Resistance Level 1: $35.62
  • Resistance Level 2: $35.73

SLX Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 66.04
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 75.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 56.97
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 60.33
Fact Sheet

SLX - Fact Sheet

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