VEGA - STAR Global Buy-Write ETF

  • Issuer: AdvisorShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 2.01%
  • ETFdb Category: Global Equities
  • ETF Home Page: VEGA
  • Inception: 2012-09-17
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • VEGA Tracks This Index: n/a

Description: This ETF is not linked to a specific benchmark.

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VEGA - Profile


Summary Data for VEGA

52 Week Lo: $23.62 52 Week Hi: $26.52
AUM: $27.6 M Shares: 1.1 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 20,819 Avg. Volume (3 month) 20,569
Filings Data as of:

VEGA - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. SPDR S&P 500: 21.62%
  2. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets: 4.90%
  3. iShares MSCI EAFE: 4.87%
  4. Financial Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 4.48%
  5. Technology Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 3.98%
  6. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 3.90%
  7. iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond: 3.75%
  8. Energy Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 3.12%
  9. Health Care Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 2.99%
  10. Industrial Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 2.98%
%Assets in Top 10: 56.59%
Total Holdings: 66.0

VEGA Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 56.01%
International Stocks 10.24%
U.S. Bonds 4.04%
International Bonds 3.7%
Preferred Stock 0.19%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 25.88%
Other -0.07%

VEGA Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 10.93%
Technology 9.48%
Industrials 8.29%
Energy 7.77%
Consumer Defensive 7.49%
Health Care 7.4%
Consumer Cyclical 6.66%
Utilities 2.41%
Basic Materials 2.28%
Communication Services 2.24%
Real Estate 1.21%

VEGA Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 30.22%
Large 25.58%
Medium 9.56%
Small 0.16%
Micro 0.1%

VEGA Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
U.S. 56.01%
Europe 3.53%
Asia (Emerging) 1.63%
Asia (Developed) 1.6%
Japan 0.96%
Latin America 0.8%
Africa 0.38%
Australia 0.38%
Middle East 0.07%
Canada 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 62.99%
Emerging 3.26%

VEGA Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United States 60.05%
Brazil 0.53%
United Kingdom 1.41%
Japan 1.02%
China 0.84%
South Korea 0.74%
Germany 0.66%
Switzerland 0.65%
Taiwan 0.59%
France 0.54%
Other 32.97%
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VEGA - Fact Sheet

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

VEGA - Fundamentals

VEGA Performance

1 Week Return: 0.27%
2 Week Return: -0.04%
4 Week Return: 0.27%
13 Week Return: 3.47%
26 Week Return: 6.53%
YTD Return: 5.00%
1 Year Return: 8.97%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

VEGA Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 2.01%
  • Category: Global Equities
  • Category Range: 0.14% to 1.50%
  • Category Average: 0.55%

VEGA Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.55
20 Day Moving Average: $26.24
60 Day Moving Average: $25.98

VEGA Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: n/a
Dividend Date: 2012-12-27
Dividend: $0.20
Annual Dividend Yield %: 0.80%

VEGA Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 9.31%
20 Day Volatility: 4.47%
50 Day Volatility: 3.70%
200 Day Volatility: 5.18%
Standard Deviation: 0.76%

VEGA - Technicals

VEGA Technicals

20 Day MA: $26.24
60 Day MA: $25.98
MACD 15 Period: 0.01
MACD 100 Period: 0.54
Williams % Range 10 Day: 60.00
Williams % Range 20 Day: 60.00
RSI 10 Day: 52
RSI 20 Day: 56
RSI 30 Day: 58
Ultimate Oscillator: 39

VEGA Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $26.14
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.39
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $26.14
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.36
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $26.04
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.38

VEGA Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $26.25
Support Level 2: $26.25
Resistance Level 1: $26.25
Resistance Level 2: $26.25

VEGA Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 58.35
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 32.16
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 57.85
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 42.39

VEGA Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 9.31%
20 Day Volatility: 4.47%
50 Day Volatility: 3.70%
200 Day Volatility: 5.18%
Standard Deviation: 0.76%

VEGA - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

VEGA is an active ETF. As such, VEGA does not seek to replicate a specified benchmark.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Global Equities 2.01 2012-09-17 AdvisorShares ETF +5.00%

VEGA Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+
Expenses C
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VEGA on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Global Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

VEGA Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for VEGA

This ETF is actively managed, and offers investors a way to gain access to the popular buy-write strategy. The buy-write strategy this ETF implements essentially involves the combination of long positions in various asset classes with short positions in call options on those asset classes. The re...

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