VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the All Cap Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index applies an alternative weighting methodology to the S&P 1500 Index so that stocks with relatively low valuations (i.e., relatively cheap) are overweight relative to the S&P 1500 Index and stocks with relatively high valuations (i.e., relatively rich) are underweight.

Realtime Rating

VLU - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VLU is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate S&P 1500 Low Valuation Tilt Index. The index applies an alternative weighting methodology to the S&P 1500 Index so that stocks with relatively low valuations (i.e., relatively cheap) are overweight relative to the S&P 1500 Index and stocks with relatively high valuations (i.e., relatively rich) are underweight.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VLU 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.

VLU Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VLU In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VLU and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

VLU - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
VLU Rank:
VLU 1445
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VLU Rank:
VLU 19.22%
Category Low
Category High

VLU Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.93%
International Stocks 0.73%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.34%
Other 0.0%

VLU Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 22.11%
Technology 12.45%
Energy 11.62%
Health Care 10.65%
Industrials 10.16%
Consumer Cyclical 10.0%
Consumer Defensive 9.23%
Communication Services 4.43%
Utilities 4.16%
Basic Materials 3.07%
Real Estate 1.78%

VLU Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 43.32%
Large 32.8%
Medium 16.06%
Small 5.39%
Micro 1.47%

VLU Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.93%
Europe 0.22%
Asia (Developed) 0.13%
Asia (Emerging) 0.04%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

VLU Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.62%
Emerging 0.04%

VLU Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.93%
Switzerland 0.34%
Ireland 0.15%
Singapore 0.13%
United Kingdom 0.07%
China 0.04%
Puerto Rico 0.0%
Other 0.34%
Expense

VLU - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of VLU to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VLU Rank:
VLU 0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VLU

VLU is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 14 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VLU - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -4.70%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -9.88%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -11.89%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -10.86%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -10.34%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VLU Rank:
VLU -9.87%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VLU Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VLU Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

VLU - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
VLU Rank:
VLU 15.77
Category Low
Category High

As of Sep 01, 2015

Dividend

VLU - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
VLU Rank:
VLU 1.60%
Category Low
Category High

As of Sep 01, 2015

Technicals

VLU - Technicals

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VLU Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
VLU Rank:
VLU 87.31%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VLU Rank:
VLU 23.10%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VLU Rank:
VLU 18.91%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VLU Rank:
VLU 17.40%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VLU Rank:
VLU 0.83
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VLU Rank:
VLU 2.45%
Category Low
Category High

VLU Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $81.87
  • 60 Day MA: $83.51
  • MACD 15 Period: -5.68
  • MACD 100 Period: -7.45
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 94.10
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 94.24
  • RSI 10 Day: 11
  • RSI 20 Day: 20
  • RSI 30 Day: 26
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 18

VLU Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $72.86
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $87.20
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $75.50
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $88.24
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $76.89
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $89.02

VLU Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $75.75
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $75.75

VLU Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 56.69
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 9.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 53.53
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 13.05
Fact Sheet

VLU - Fact Sheet

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