This ETF is one of several options available for investors seeking broad-based exposure to the U.S. equity market, but is unique in a few ways from the other funds in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category. Instead of simply weighting by market capitalization (or some fundamental metric), TILT tilts exposure towards the small cap and value segments of the U.S. market by giving these companies slightly higher weightings than they would in a simple cap-weighted methodology. The results is a portfolio that has significant overlap with products linked to popular indexes such as the Russell 3000, but with a unique makeup. For investors who believe that small cap and value companies maintain greater long-term potential, this ETF can be a unique way to achieve instant, cheap exposure to a strategy that might otherwise be difficult and expensive to maintain. TILT offers exposure to thousands of individual securities, including companies of all sizes (despite the tilt towards small caps) and across all sectors of the domestic economy. Given this broad focus, TILT is probably most appealing to those building a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio and in search of a unique type of domestic equity exposure (though it can certainly be used as a shorter-term trading vehicle as well). In exchange for the specific value and small cap tilts offered by this product, investors will pay a bit more; TILT's expense ratio is well below the average for its ETFdb Category, but considerably higher than some of the cheapest options available (those looking to maximize cost efficiency might like VTI or FMU.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for TILT 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 All Cap 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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 14 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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 TILT relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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