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  • USMV
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.08 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/25/16
    Previous Close: $44.17
  • Category
  • All Cap Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
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  • 52 Week Lo: $25.99
  • 52 Week Hi: $44.79
  • AUM: $13,094.9 M
  • Shares: 296.6 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 3,252,722
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 3,872,350

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Analyst Report

This ETF is one of several products available to investors looking to achieve targeted exposure to a specific "factor," which in the case of USMV is low volatility. The underlying index consists of stocks that have historically exhibited relatively low volatility, a unique methodology that makes USMV potentially useful in a number of different ways. This fund can be used as an alternative to broad-based domestic equity funds, though the shallow nature of the underlying portfolio may be a concern. Perhaps a better use would be as a way to dial down the overall risk of an equity portfolio, essentially allowing investors to scale back their downside loss potential while still maintaining some up side. USMV is appealing in the sense that it allows investors to achieve cheap, easy exposure to a strategy that would be difficult and time consuming to implement under the "do it yourself" methodology the expense ratio is extremely low given the methodology employed, and the strategy offered can be a simple but effective way to fine tune the overall risk of a portfolio. We might be hesitant to achieve all of a portfolio's domestic equity exposure through this one ticker--there are only about 125 components in total--but acknowledge that USMV can be a very useful complementary holding.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for USMV 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 All Cap 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.

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USMV Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A VTI
Expenses A SCHB

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USMV 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.

USMV Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
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% Assets in Top 10
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.68%
International Stocks 1.08%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.1%
Other 0.14%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 19.94%
Consumer Defensive 15.41%
Real Estate 10.68%
Financial Services 9.62%
Technology 9.2%
Industrials 8.52%
Utilities 8.36%
Consumer Cyclical 7.58%
Communication Services 5.66%
Basic Materials 2.66%
Energy 2.12%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 33.07%
Large 45.56%
Medium 20.17%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.68%
Europe 0.1%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.76%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.68%
Switzerland 0.98%
United Kingdom 0.1%
Other 0.24%

USMV 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 currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Fidelity)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 13 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

USMV Performance

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

1 Week Return
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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 USMV relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

USMV Valuation

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

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USMV Dividend

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

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USMV Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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  • 20 Day MA: $44.14
  • 60 Day MA: $43.74
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.06
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.78
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 35.77
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 40.60
  • RSI 10 Day: 54
  • RSI 20 Day: 54
  • RSI 30 Day: 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 53

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $43.50
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $44.67
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $43.54
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $44.69
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $43.58
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $44.64

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $44.13
  • Support Level 2: $44.00
  • Resistance Level 1: $44.36
  • Resistance Level 2: $44.46


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 59.47
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 63.66
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.86
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 49.56

Fact Sheet

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