Communications Equities ETFs

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Definitive List Of Communications Equities ETFs

This is a list of all US-traded ETFs that are currently included in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category by the ETF Database staff. Each ETF is placed in a single "best fit" ETFdb Category; if you want to browse ETFs with more flexible selection criteria, visit our screener. To see more information of the Communications Equities ETFs, click on one of the tabs above.

* Assets in thousands of U.S. Dollars. Assets and Average Volume as of 2014-04-17 20:17:26 UTC

Symbol Name Price Change Assets * ▼ Avg Vol YTD

Definitive Historical Return Data For Communications Equities ETFs

The following table displays sortable historical return data for all ETFs currently included in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category. For information on dividends, expenses, or technical indicators, click on one of the tabs above.

Symbol Name 1 Week 4 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
VOX Telecom ETF +1.10% +1.30% +1.79% +15.26% +36.69% +112.32%
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF +0.58% -1.26% -0.37% +19.14% +33.20% +102.52%
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF +1.25% +1.98% -1.45% +14.43% +23.33% +83.87%
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF +1.77% -0.01% -2.77% +28.30% +25.46% +97.61%
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF +0.54% -3.71% +0.80% +24.35% +11.09% n/a
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund -0.09% -0.76% +4.79% +36.63% +28.84% n/a
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF -0.35% +3.84% -2.47% -2.51% n/a n/a
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF -1.40% -2.29% -5.83% +18.11% +16.35% n/a

Definitive List Of Cheapest Communications Equities ETFs

The following table displays sortable expense ratio and commission free trading information for all ETFs currently included in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category.

Symbol Name ETFdb Category Inception ER Commission Free
VOX Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2004-09-23 0.14% Vanguard
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF Communications Equities 2000-05-22 0.48% Not Available
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2001-11-12 0.48% Not Available
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF Communications Equities 2008-07-16 0.50% Not Available
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF Communications Equities 2011-01-26 0.35% Not Available
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund Communications Equities 2011-02-17 0.70% Not Available
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF Communications Equities 2011-06-23 0.85% Not Available
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF Communications Equities 2010-07-13 0.48% Not Available

Definitive List Of Highest Yielding Communications Equities ETFs

The following table includes sortable dividend information on all ETFs in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category, including yield, dividend date, and beta.

Symbol Name Annual Dividend Rate Dividend Date Dividend Annual Dividend Yield % P/E Ratio Beta
VOX Telecom ETF $3.24 2013-12-20 $3.24 3.84% 18.48 1.00
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF $0.80 2014-03-25 $0.16 2.74% 24.58 1.36
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF $2.33 2013-12-17 $0.98 3.48% 13.76 0.88
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF $3.41 2014-03-21 $2.38 13.03% 13.28 -1.46
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF $0.37 2014-03-21 $0.12 0.67% 25.05 -1.58
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund $0.37 2014-03-25 $0.10 1.06% 17.34 1.40
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF $0.62 2012-12-24 $0.62 3.06% 14.45 3.08
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF $2.07 2013-12-18 $0.79 3.40% 13.23 -3.00

Definitive List Of Communications Equities ETF Holdings

The following table includes basic holdings information for each ETF in the Communications Equities, including number of holdings and percentage of assets included in the top ten holdings. To see more detailed holdings information for any ETF, click the link in the right column.

Symbol Name # of Holdings % In Top 10 Complete
VOX Telecom ETF 33 72.05% View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF 24 59.40% View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF 44 69.82% View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF 63 58.80% View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 58 22.70% View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund 71 31.33% View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF 30 57.41% View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF 90 56.19% View

Guide To Communications Equities ETF Tax Rates

The following table displays sortable tax data for all ETFs currently included in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category. To see information on dividends, expenses, or technicals, click on one of the other tabs above.

Symbol Name ST Cap Gains Rate LT Cap Gains Rate Tax Form
VOX Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF 35% 15% 1099
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF 35% 15% 1099
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 35% 15% 1099
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund 35% 15% 1099
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF 35% 15% 1099
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF 35% 15% 1099

Technical Indicators For Every Communications Equities ETF

The following table contains sortable technical indicators for all ETFs in the Communications Equities ETFdb Category. For more detailed technical metrics on any of these ETFs, click the "View" link in the right column.

Symbol Name Lower Bollinger Upper Bollinger Support 1 Resistance 1 RSI Advanced
VOX Telecom ETF $83.06 $86.09 $84.45 $85.68 58 View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF $28.69 $30.50 $29.25 $29.66 51 View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF $65.62 $67.46 $67.08 $67.49 57 View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF $25.75 $26.91 $26.32 $26.55 51 View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF $53.71 $58.67 $55.49 $55.89 48 View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund $34.26 $35.96 $34.90 $34.90 52 View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF $18.33 $20.83 $19.72 $19.72 52 View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF $59.59 $63.38 $60.19 $60.99 46 View

Analyst Reports For Every Communications Equities ETF

The following table contains links to detailed analysis for each ETF in the Communications Equities. To see holdings, official fact sheets, or the ETF home page, click on the links below.

Symbol Name Fact Sheet ETF Holdings Chart ETF Home Page Head-To-Head
VOX Telecom ETF View View View View View
IYZ iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF View View View View View
IXP iShares Global Telecom ETF View View View View View
IST SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF View View View View View
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF View View View View View
FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund View View View View View
TGEM Telecommunications GEMS ETF View View View View View
AXTE iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. Telecommunication Services ETF View View View View View

Analyst Ratings For Every Communications Equities ETF

The following table includes ETFdb Ratings for all ETFs in the Communications Equities. The ETFdb Ratings are transparent, quant-based scores designed to assess the relative merits of potential investments. ETFs are ranked on up to six metrics, as well as an Overall Rating. Certain metrics are available only to ETFdb Pro members; sign up for a free 14-day trial for complete access

Symbol Liquidity Expenses Performance Volatility Dividend Concentration Realtime
Overall
VOX
A
A+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
IYZ
A+
B
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
IXP
A-
B+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
IST
B+
B-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
XTL
C+
A
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
FONE
B
C+
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
TGEM
B-
C
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
AXTE
C
A-
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only
ETFdb Pro Members Only

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