This ETF offers inverse exposure to the broad U.S. equity market, allowing investors to bet against the performance of an index comprised of thousands of individual securities. As an inverse ETF, TOTS isn't appropriate to include in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio; this product will be more interesting to those looking to establish a shorter-term tactical position or to hedge exposure as part of a more sophisticated strategy. TOTS is linked to the same index as VTI, one of the most popular equity ETF products. It's important for investors to note the daily reset feature of TOTS; this fund is designed to offer -100% exposure to the underlying benchmark over the course of a single trading session. When held for longer or shorter than one day, the results relative to the related index may vary from the target daily multiple (sometimes by a significant margin). That doesn't make this fund inappropriate to hold for an extended period of time; TOTS can still be an extremely useful tool for betting on a broad equity market decline over multiple trading sessions. Investors should simply be aware of how compounding returns impact fund performance, and be willing to monitor and perhaps rebalance a position in this ETF if needed. Investors seeking inverse exposure to other major U.S. benchmarks have choices for the S&P 500 (SH), Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOG), Russell 2000 (RWM) and many more. Those looking to leverage up a bearish outlook have several choices in the Leveraged Equities ETFdb Category that will do the trick.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for TOTS 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 Inverse 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 Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 0 other ETFs in the Inverse Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of TOTS 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 Category.
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