USL United States 12 Month Oil

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USL - Profile

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

Description

The investment objective of USL is to have the changes in percentage terms of the units' net asset value reflect the changes in percentage terms of the price of light, sweet crude oil, as measured by the changes in the average of the prices of 12 futures contracts on crude oil traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange, consisting of the near month contract to expire and the contracts for the following eleven months, for a total of 12 consecutive months' contracts, except when the near month contract is within two weeks of expiration, in which case it will be measured by the futures contracts that are the next month contract to expire and the contracts for the following eleven consecutive months, less USL's expenses.

Realtime Rating

USL - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

USL is a passive Commodity Pool that seeks to replicate Light, sweet crude oil delivered to Cushing, Oklahoma. The investment objective of USL is to have the changes in percentage terms of the units' net asset value reflect the changes in percentage terms of the price of light, sweet crude oil, as measured by the changes in the average of the prices of 12 futures contracts on crude oil traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange, consisting of the near month contract to expire and the contracts for the following eleven months, for a total of 12 consecutive months' contracts, except when the near month contract is within two weeks of expiration, in which case it will be measured by the futures contracts that are the next month contract to expire and the contracts for the following eleven consecutive months, less USL's expenses.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for USL 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 Oil & Gas 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.

USL Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ USO
Expenses A USO
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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USL In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

USL - Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 04, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future May16
    4.20%
  2. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Feb16
    4.20%
  3. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Apr16
    4.19%
  4. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Mar16
    4.17%
  5. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Jan16
    4.15%
  6. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Nov15
    4.13%
  7. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Dec15
    4.12%
  8. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Oct15
    4.06%
  9. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Sep15
    4.03%
  10. Future Contract On Wti Crude Future Aug15
    4.03%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
USL Rank:
USL 31
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
USL Rank:
USL 41.27%
Category Low
Category High
Expense

USL - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
USL Rank:
USL 0.88%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in USL

USL is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Charles Schwab)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 3 other ETFs in the Oil & Gas ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

USL - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
USL Rank:
USL -0.15%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
USL Rank:
USL -2.11%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
USL Rank:
USL 4.50%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
USL Rank:
USL -24.39%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
USL Rank:
USL -1.19%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
USL Rank:
USL -42.10%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
USL Rank:
USL -33.75%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
USL Rank:
USL -24.09%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

USL - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
USL Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of May 26, 2015

Dividend

USL - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
USL Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of May 26, 2015

Technicals

USL - Technicals

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USL Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
USL Rank:
USL 27.92%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
USL Rank:
USL 23.02%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
USL Rank:
USL 32.19%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
USL Rank:
USL 35.56%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
USL Rank:
USL 2.68
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
USL Rank:
USL 8.73%
Category Low
Category High

USL Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $27.46
  • 60 Day MA: $25.99
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.93
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.86
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 90.95
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 92.49
  • RSI 10 Day: 40
  • RSI 20 Day: 48
  • RSI 30 Day: 49
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 44

USL Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $26.30
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $28.31
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $26.56
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $28.40
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $26.23
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $28.33

USL Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $26.31
  • Support Level 2: $26.12
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.69
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.88

USL Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 58.29
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 37.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 54.75
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 39.32
Fact Sheet

USL - Fact Sheet

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