Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to ETFdb.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you

ETF Pick of the Month: Policy Risk is Rising

Etfdb logo
  • ETF
  • UBC
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.39 (-0.02%)
    Time: 02/24/17
    Previous Close: $17.85
  • Category
  • Agricultural Commodities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $14.39
  • 52 Week Hi: $19.45
  • AUM: $3.3 M
  • Shares: 0.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 805
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 1,348

Alternative ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities Category

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETN offers exposure to livestock, a corner of the commodity market that includes lean hogs and live cattle. UBC may have appeal to investors looking to bet that food prices will climb, and a case for this asset class as a hedge against inflation can be made as well. UBC is probably too targeted for those building a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio; broad-based funds such as DBC or USCI might make more sense in that regard. Investors should be aware of the nuances of both futures-based investment strategies and the ramifications of investing in an ETN, but UBC is a good option for those seeking livestock exposure because it is cheap (lower expenses than COW) and offers balanced exposure. If you're in the market for livestock exposure, UBC is the way to go--assuming you're comfortable with exposure to an ETN. The ETN structure is noteworthy because it avoids tracking error (a potentially major issue in commodity ETPs) while exposing investors to the credit risk of the issuing institution. Additionally, tax treatments can be unique across the structures--with ETNs generally more favorable for investors holdings positions for longer periods of time.

Realtime Rating

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for UBC 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.

Compare to another ETF

View the Category Report

UBC Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

UBC 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.

UBC Holdings

Holdings data for this ETF is not available.

UBC Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
ETF Wtd. Average
Category Average
Expense Ratio
Category Low
Category High

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.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

  • Ticker Brokerages

UBC Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.

1 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Category Low
Category High

Brought to You by Mitre Media


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

UBC Valuation

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

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
P/E Ratio
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

UBC Dividend

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

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

UBC Technicals

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Category Low
Category High


  • 20 Day MA: $17.66
  • 60 Day MA: $17.19
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.11
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.89
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 73.59
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 74.29
  • RSI 10 Day: 44
  • RSI 20 Day: 50
  • RSI 30 Day: 52
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 54

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $17.36
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $17.82
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $17.27
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $18.03
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $17.23
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $18.06

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $17.43
  • Support Level 2: $17.39
  • Resistance Level 1: $17.49
  • Resistance Level 2: $17.51


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 69.52
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 61.32
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 73.37
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 70.25

Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: ( 1 ) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; ( 2 ) may not be copied or distributed; and ( 3 ) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Source: LSEG Information Services (US), Inc. (“LSEG”) © LSEG 2016. All rights in the XTF data, ratings and / or underlying data contained in this communication (“the XTF information”) vest in LSEG and/or its licensors. Neither LSEG nor its licensors accept any liability arising out of the use of, reliance on or any errors or omissions in the XTF information. No further distribution of the XTF information is permitted without LSEG’s express written consent. LSEG does not promote, sponsor or endorse the content of this communication.