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  • ETF
  • UAG
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.0 (0.0%)
    Time: 12/06/16
    Previous Close: $20.24
  • Category
  • Agricultural Commodities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $17.61
  • 52 Week Hi: $23.03
  • AUM: $4.8 M
  • Shares: 0.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 557
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 1,235

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Analyst Report

This exchange-traded note offers exposure to agricultural commodities, including corn, soybeans, wheat, coffee, cocoa, and several other natural resources. UAG has appeal for investors looking to hedge against inflation or bet on rising food prices, and the diversified nature of the underlying index is appealing. Also attractive is the expense ratio; UAG is considerably cheaper than DBA, the popular agriculture ETF. UAG is a relatively narrow product that is more likely to appeal to those looking to implement a shorter-term tactical tilt than build a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio, though agricultural exposure has the potential to bring meaningful diversification benefits to a traditional stock-and-bond portfolio. Investors should note that UAG is an ETN, meaning investors are exposed to credit risk from the issuing institution but avoid tracking error that can be potentially significant in certain commodity sectors. Moreover, the tax treatment of commodity ETNs may be more favorable than taxes on ETFs offering generally similar exposure, an issue worth closer investigation for any investors considering a significant position in this asset class. UAG is one of several options for gaining exposure to ags, and is appealing thanks to a competitive expense ratio and balanced exposure, as well as the ETN structure that is often advantageous in this asset class.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for UAG 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 Agricultural Commodities 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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UAG Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ DBA
Expenses A TAGS

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UAG 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 Category.

UAG Holdings

Holdings data for this ETF is not available.

UAG Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb 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 0 other ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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UAG Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb 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 UAG relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

UAG Valuation

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

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UAG Dividend

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

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UAG Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $20.43
  • 60 Day MA: $20.91
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.22
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.12
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 91.11
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 94.59
  • RSI 10 Day: 43
  • RSI 20 Day: 46
  • RSI 30 Day: 48
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 50

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $20.05
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $20.72
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $19.99
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $20.88
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $19.88
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $20.92

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $20.24
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $20.24


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 51.24
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 14.72
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 49.24
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 26.03

Fact Sheet

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