VXX S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

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Description

The index offers exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects the implied volatility of the S&P 500 Index at various points along the volatility forward curve. The index futures roll continuously throughout each month from the first month VIX futures contract into the second month VIX futures contract.

Realtime Rating

VXX - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VXX is a passive ETN that seeks to replicate S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index Total Return. The index offers exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects the implied volatility of the S&P 500 Index at various points along the volatility forward curve. The index futures roll continuously throughout each month from the first month VIX futures contract into the second month VIX futures contract.

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

VXX Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ VXX
Expenses A- VIXM
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VXX In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

VXX - Holdings

Holdings data for VXX is not available.

Expense

VXX - Expenses & Fees

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VXX Rank:
VXX 0.89%
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Commission Free Trading in VXX

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

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Performance

VXX - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
VXX Rank:
VXX -6.13%
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4 Week Return
VXX Rank:
VXX 5.93%
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13 Week Return
VXX Rank:
VXX 10.92%
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26 Week Return
VXX Rank:
VXX 3.43%
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Year to Date Return
VXX Rank:
VXX -29.10%
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1 Year Return
VXX Rank:
VXX -31.24%
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3 Year Return
VXX Rank:
VXX -95.17%
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5 Year Return
VXX Rank:
VXX -98.69%
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Charts

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

Valuation

VXX - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
VXX Rank:
No Ranking Available
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As of Dec 18, 2014

Dividend

VXX - Dividend

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Annual Dividend Yield
VXX Rank:
No Ranking Available
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As of Dec 18, 2014

Technicals

VXX - Technicals

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VXX Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
VXX Rank:
VXX 56.87%
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Category High
20 Day Volatility
VXX Rank:
VXX 71.42%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VXX Rank:
VXX 72.23%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VXX Rank:
VXX 64.40%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VXX Rank:
VXX -4.68
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VXX Rank:
VXX 6.84%
Category Low
Category High

VXX Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $28.97
  • 60 Day MA: $30.90
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.71
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.04
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 52.27
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 52.27
  • RSI 10 Day: 50
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 64

VXX Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $25.13
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $35.58
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $24.10
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $33.70
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $24.84
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $32.79

VXX Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $29.44
  • Support Level 2: $28.71
  • Resistance Level 1: $30.98
  • Resistance Level 2: $31.79

VXX Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 50.21
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 50.87
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 60.32
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 65.34
Fact Sheet

VXX - Fact Sheet

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