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VEGA STAR Global Buy-Write ETF

  • ETF
  • VEGA
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.0 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/05/16
    Previous Close: $26.05
  • Category
  • Global Equities
Last Updated:



  • Issuer: AdvisorShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 2.00%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Sep 17, 2012
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: n/a

Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $23.65
  • 52 Week Hi: $27.38
  • AUM: $18.3 M
  • Shares: 0.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 1,400
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 2,998

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Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

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

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VEGA 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 Global 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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VEGA Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B- VEU
Expenses C VXUS

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VEGA 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.

VEGA 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 65.63%
International Stocks 12.01%
U.S. Bonds 13.3%
International Bonds 1.3%
Preferred Stock 0.61%
Convertibles 1.23%
Cash 5.81%
Other 0.12%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 12.29%
Financial Services 11.64%
Health Care 10.51%
Consumer Cyclical 8.29%
Industrials 8.05%
Consumer Defensive 7.67%
Energy 5.23%
Real Estate 4.97%
Communication Services 3.49%
Basic Materials 2.67%
Utilities 2.54%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 37.08%
Large 27.62%
Medium 10.75%
Small 0.66%
Micro 0.09%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 65.34%
Europe 4.1%
Asia (Emerging) 1.82%
Japan 1.68%
Asia (Developed) 1.55%
Latin America 0.59%
Australia 0.53%
Africa 0.32%
Middle East 0.13%
Canada 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 74.3%
Emerging 3.05%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 78.79%
Taiwan 0.52%
Japan 1.7%
United Kingdom 1.63%
China 1.04%
Switzerland 0.87%
France 0.74%
Germany 0.71%
South Korea 0.69%
Australia 0.54%
Other 12.77%

VEGA 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 not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 16 other ETFs in the Global Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

VEGA Performance

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

1 Week Return
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4 Week Return
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13 Week Return
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26 Week Return
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Year to Date Return
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1 Year Return
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3 Year Return
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5 Year 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 VEGA relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

VEGA Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
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Category High

As of May 06 2016

VEGA Dividend

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

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Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
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Category High

As of May 06, 2016

VEGA 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: $26.25
  • 60 Day MA: $25.56
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.27
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.49
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 100.00
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 79.66
  • RSI 10 Day: 43
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 53
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 40

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.97
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.61
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.90
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.59
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.83
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.53

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $26.05
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.05


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 47.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 20.67
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 48.16
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 35.14

Fact Sheet

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