VEGA - STAR Global Buy-Write ETF

  • Issuer: AdvisorShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 2.10%
  • 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: $24.95 52 Week Hi: $27.44
AUM: $26.6 M Shares: 1.0 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 4,117 Avg. Volume (3 month) 2,618
Filings Data as of:

VEGA - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. SPDR® S&P 500 ETF: 40.33%
  2. iShares JPMorgan USD Emerg Markets Bond: 5.11%
  3. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets: 4.75%
  4. Financial Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 4.59%
  5. iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond: 3.63%
  6. iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd: 3.40%
  7. Health Care Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 3.33%
  8. Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR® ETF: 3.04%
  9. SPDR® Barclays International Corp Bd ETF: 2.40%
  10. iShares MSCI EAFE: 2.32%
%Assets in Top 10: 72.89%
Total Holdings: 37.0

VEGA Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 62.06%
International Stocks 9.87%
U.S. Bonds 7.3%
International Bonds 9.01%
Preferred Stock 0.14%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 11.55%
Other 0.06%

VEGA Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 12.51%
Technology 10.95%
Health Care 10.26%
Consumer Cyclical 7.71%
Consumer Defensive 7.64%
Industrials 6.98%
Energy 6.19%
Basic Materials 2.67%
Communication Services 2.56%
Utilities 2.4%
Real Estate 1.72%

VEGA Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 35.47%
Large 26.33%
Medium 9.06%
Small 0.12%
Micro 0.0%

VEGA Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 62.04%
Europe 2.99%
Asia (Emerging) 1.84%
Asia (Developed) 1.72%
Japan 1.02%
Latin America 0.65%
Africa 0.39%
Australia 0.35%
Middle East 0.1%
Canada 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 68.69%
Emerging 3.22%

VEGA Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 69.04%
Taiwan 0.61%
United Kingdom 1.42%
Japan 1.08%
China 1.05%
France 0.8%
South Korea 0.76%
Germany 0.68%
Switzerland 0.66%
South Africa 0.62%
Other 23.28%
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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: -0.60%
2 Week Return: -0.56%
4 Week Return: -2.36%
13 Week Return: -0.60%
26 Week Return: 1.77%
YTD Return: -0.04%
1 Year Return: 4.99%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

VEGA Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 2.10%
  • Category: Global Equities
  • Category Range: 0.14% to 1.81%
  • Category Average: 0.58%

VEGA Valuation

P/E Ratio: 16.65
Beta: 0.78
20 Day Moving Average: $26.85
60 Day Moving Average: $26.57

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: 24.05%
20 Day Volatility: 10.28%
50 Day Volatility: 9.61%
200 Day Volatility: 9.43%
Standard Deviation: 0.49%

VEGA - Technicals

VEGA Technicals

20 Day MA: $26.85
60 Day MA: $26.57
MACD 15 Period: -0.28
MACD 100 Period: 0.03
Williams % Range 10 Day: 81.48
Williams % Range 20 Day: 90.38
RSI 10 Day: 38
RSI 20 Day: 46
RSI 30 Day: 48
Ultimate Oscillator: 43

VEGA Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $26.44
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.96
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $26.39
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $27.30
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $26.35
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $27.22

VEGA Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $26.50
Support Level 2: $26.50
Resistance Level 1: $26.50
Resistance Level 2: $26.50

VEGA Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 46.72
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 33.13
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.74
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 53.50

VEGA Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 24.05%
20 Day Volatility: 10.28%
50 Day Volatility: 9.61%
200 Day Volatility: 9.43%
Standard Deviation: 0.49%

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 2.1 2012-09-17 AdvisorShares ETF -0.04%

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

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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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