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  • ETF
  • TDTF
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.0 (0.0%)
    Time: 06/23/17
    Previous Close: $25.08
  • Category
  • Inflation-Protected Bonds
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $24.39
  • 52 Week Hi: $25.98
  • AUM: $776.5 M
  • Shares: 31.0 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 79,439
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 80,115

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to short-term TIPS, bonds issued by the U.S. government that feature a principal that adjusts based on certain measures of inflation. Given this investment objective, TDTF can be useful as a tool for protecting portfolios against anticipated upticks in inflationary pressures. As such, this ETF can potentially be used in a moderate amount in a buy-and-hold portfolio or as more of a tactical play for investors looking to shift their allocation towards low risk assets that may perform well in inflationary environments. TDTF generally won't deliver much in the way of current returns, given that it features securities that are relatively close to maturity and that exhibit minimal credit risk; it is more appropriate as a "risk off" tool for those anticipating chaos in the markets. It's important to note that TIPS are not perfect hedges against inflation; there are some potential drawbacks to using products such as TDTF to hedge against a climb in CPI. But for those looking to use inflation-protected bonds in that capacity, we like TDTF more than options such as TIP that include longer-dated securities. By minimizing the interest rate risk, investors can cut back on loss potential if interest rates start climbing--a scenario that often accompanies an uptick in inflation. TDTF is a very targeted tool, delivering cheap and easy exposure to a narrow segment of the bond market. For investors seeking to access short-term TIPS, this ETF is a solid choice. There are plenty of alternatives in the Inflation Protected Bonds ETFdb Category, including the short term STPZ, TDTT, and STIP.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for TDTF 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 Inflation-Protected Bonds 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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TDTF Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B TIP
Expenses A- SCHP

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TDTF 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.

TDTF Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 23, 2017

All 17 Holdings

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
Federal/Central debt 99.87%
ETF Cash Component 0.13%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Government/Treasury 99.87%
ETF Cash Component 0.13%

Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Other 100.0%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 84.12%
1% to 2% 8.91%
2% to 3% 6.84%
3% to 4% 0.0%
4% to 5% 0.0%
5% to 6% 0.0%
6% to 7% 0.0%
7% to 8% 0.0%
8% to 9% 0.0%
9% to 10% 0.0%
Greater Than 10% 0.0%
ETF Cash Component 0.13%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 99.87%
AA 0.0%
A 0.0%
BBB 0.0%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%
ETF Cash Component 0.13%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 0.0%
3-5 Years 34.7%
5-7 Years 40.02%
7-10 Years 25.14%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.0%
ETF Cash Component 0.13%

TDTF 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 6 other ETFs in the Inflation-Protected Bonds ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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

TDTF 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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TDTF Dividend

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

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TDTF 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: $25.12
  • 60 Day MA: $25.11
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.02
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.03
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 42.86
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 62.90
  • RSI 10 Day: 49
  • RSI 20 Day: 49
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 48

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $24.96
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $25.15
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $24.96
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $25.28
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.97
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $25.26

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $25.07
  • Support Level 2: $25.05
  • Resistance Level 1: $25.10
  • Resistance Level 2: $25.11


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 56.11
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 62.47
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 52.52
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 41.68

Fact Sheet

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