The cleverly named WOOD offers investors a way to access the global timber industry, making this ETF a potentially attractive option for fine tuning a portfolio or implementing a targeted sector rotation strategy. This ETF may also have appeal to investors looking to protect against inflation, as timber has been shown to hedge effectively against a general rise in prices. Like many targeted sector ETFs, WOOD is relatively concentrated; there are only about 30 names in total in this fund, and a relatively small handful accounts for a substantial portion of total assets. Still, WOOD gives a good representation of the global timber industry, splitting exposure between international and domestic stocks. The other option for investors seeking timber exposure is CUT.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for WOOD 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 Commodity Producers 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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 16 other ETFs in the Commodity Producers Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of WOOD relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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