USAG United States Agriculture Index Fund

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USAG - Profile

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Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The Index consists of fourteen agricultural markets: soybeans, corn, soft red winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, soybean oil, soybean meal, canola, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cotton, live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hogs. Each agricultural commodity is assigned a base weight based on an assessment of market liquidity and the commodity’s overall economic importance.

Realtime Rating

USAG - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

USAG is a passive Commodity Pool that seeks to replicate SummerHaven Agriculture Index Total Return. The Index consists of fourteen agricultural markets: soybeans, corn, soft red winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, soybean oil, soybean meal, canola, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cotton, live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hogs. Each agricultural commodity is assigned a base weight based on an assessment of market liquidity and the commodity’s overall economic importance.

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

USAG Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- DBA
Expenses C+ TAGS
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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USAG In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for USAG and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

USAG - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 02, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Future Contract On Soybean Future Nov15
    5.41%
  2. Future Contract On Corn Future Dec15
    4.88%
  3. Future Contract On Cocoa Future Dec15
    4.46%
  4. Future Contract On Soybean Meal Futr Oct15
    3.52%
  5. Future Contract On Live Cattle Futr Jun15
    2.95%
  6. Future Contract On Live Cattle Futr Aug15
    2.93%
  7. Future Contract On Sugar #11 (World) Jul15
    2.89%
  8. Future Contract On Cattle Feeder Fut Sep15
    2.68%
  9. Future Contract On Lean Hogs Future Aug15
    2.41%
  10. Future Contract On Wheat Future(Cbt) Sep15
    2.37%

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep USAG is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
USAG Rank:
USAG 26
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% Assets in Top 10
USAG Rank:
USAG 34.51%
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Category High
Expense

USAG - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of USAG to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
USAG Rank:
USAG 0.65%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in USAG

USAG is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

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There are 0 other ETFs in the Agricultural Commodities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

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Performance

USAG - Performance

This section shows how USAG has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
USAG Rank:
USAG 5.81%
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Category High
4 Week Return
USAG Rank:
USAG 7.50%
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Category High
13 Week Return
USAG Rank:
USAG 6.07%
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Category High
26 Week Return
USAG Rank:
USAG -4.74%
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Year to Date Return
USAG Rank:
USAG -4.74%
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Category High
1 Year Return
USAG Rank:
USAG -13.17%
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Category High
3 Year Return
USAG Rank:
USAG -15.98%
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Category High
5 Year Return
USAG Rank:
No Ranking Available
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Charts

USAG - Charts

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

Valuation

USAG - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
USAG Rank:
No Ranking Available
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As of Jul 02, 2015

Dividend

USAG - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
USAG Rank:
No Ranking Available
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As of Jul 02, 2015

Technicals

USAG - Technicals

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USAG Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
USAG Rank:
USAG 74.82%
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Category High
20 Day Volatility
USAG Rank:
USAG 26.90%
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50 Day Volatility
USAG Rank:
USAG 22.56%
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Category High
200 Day Volatility
USAG Rank:
USAG 25.91%
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Beta
USAG Rank:
USAG -2.35
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Category High
Standard Deviation
USAG Rank:
USAG 1.88%
Category Low
Category High

USAG Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $20.31
  • 60 Day MA: $20.80
  • MACD 15 Period: 1.27
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.18
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: n/a
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 4.26
  • RSI 10 Day: 73
  • RSI 20 Day: 60
  • RSI 30 Day: 54
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 77

USAG Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $19.27
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $21.42
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $19.48
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $21.26
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $19.59
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $21.11

USAG Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $21.49
  • Support Level 2: $21.49
  • Resistance Level 1: $21.50
  • Resistance Level 2: $21.51

USAG Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 66.80
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 91.40
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.22
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 76.02
Fact Sheet

USAG - Fact Sheet

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