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  • ETF
  • VIXH
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.06 (-0.0%)
    Time: 07/24/17
    Previous Close: $26.40
  • Category
  • Volatility Hedged Equity
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $22.74
  • 52 Week Hi: $26.40
  • AUM: $3.9 M
  • Shares: 0.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 1,139
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 809

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to one of the most widely followed indexes in the world (the S&P 500), but implements a unique twist that should generally reduce overall volatility and limit movements in both directions. Specifically, VIXH includes a call option on the VIX, a widely used measure of anticipated equity market volatility. Because the VIX tends to exhibit a strong negative correlation with stock markets -- meaning that it will generally rise when stocks tumble -- that component should increase in value when stocks decline. So in bear markets, the increase in the value of the call option position should at least partially offset losses in the stock component. In bull markets, however, the call option value will generally decline. That will obviously limit the upside of this ETF as well, partially offsetting the increase in the stock component. It should also be noted that VIXH is considerably more expensive than plain vanilla S&P 500 ETFs, some of which have expense ration 50 basis point or more lower than this fund. VIXH can potentially be used in a number of different ways. It certainly can be used as a core holding in a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio, replacing traditional long only ETFs that offer exposure to U.S. stocks. Or it can be a tactical tool that investors utilize when looking to scale back risk exposure in their portfolios while still being net long in U.S. stocks.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VIXH 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 Volatility Hedged Equity 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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VIXH Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+ n/a
Expenses A- n/a

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VIXH 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.com Category.

VIXH Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 24, 2017

Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Listed Stocks 97.76%
International Stocks 2.14%
Cash 0.11%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 23.06%
Financials 14.39%
Healthcare 14.26%
Consumer, Cyclical 12.29%
Industrials 10.39%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 8.89%
Energy 5.82%
Utilities 3.15%
Basic Materials 2.85%
Real Estate 2.69%
Telecommunications 2.04%
ETF Cash Component 0.11%
Other 0.07%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 90.99%
Mid cap 8.71%
Small cap 0.2%
ETF Cash Component 0.11%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 97.86%
Europe 1.63%
Asia-Pacific 0.51%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 97.86%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 2.14%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.86%
United Kingdom 0.66%
Switzerland 0.5%
Singapore 0.48%
Ireland 0.46%
Hong Kong 0.03%

VIXH Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com 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.

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VIXH Performance

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

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

VIXH Valuation

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

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VIXH Dividend

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

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VIXH Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $26.02
  • 60 Day MA: $25.63
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.26
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.96
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 8.66
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 7.87
  • RSI 10 Day: 75
  • RSI 20 Day: 71
  • RSI 30 Day: 68
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 85

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.81
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $26.50
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $25.62
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $26.40
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $25.53
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $26.33

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $26.34
  • Support Level 2: $26.34
  • Resistance Level 1: $26.34
  • Resistance Level 2: $26.34


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 69.87
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 90.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 79.20
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 92.54

Fact Sheet

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