Some important comparison metrics here are expense ratio, issuer, AUM, and shares outstanding, among others. Furthermore, ADV in the 11th and 12th row, which stands for Average Daily Volume, can help investors avoid illiquid ETFs.
|Name||SPDR Gold Trust||iShares Gold Trust|
|ETFdb.com Category||Precious Metals||Precious Metals|
|Index||Gold Bullion||Gold Bullion|
|Index Description||View Index||View Index|
|Issuer||State Street SPDR||iShares|
|Structure||Grantor Trust||Grantor Trust|
|ETF Home Page||View Page||View Page|
|Fact Sheet Link||Fact Sheet||Fact Sheet|
Compare the number of holdings, all ETF holdings, asset allocation, and much more. Each asset class has unique holdings data. For instance, only equity ETFs will display sector and market cap breakdown, among other equity fields. Bond ETFs on the other hand, will display the type of bond, coupon breakdown, credit quality, and more bond specific metrics.
In addition to weekly, YTD and yearly returns, this section features the ETF’s beta, P/E ratio, dividend data, and risk metrics. Risk adjusted return comparisons can be made with the help of beta and standard deviation on this page.
|1 Week Return||-2.70%||-2.80%|
|2 Week Return||-2.29%||-2.33%|
|4 Week Return||-2.86%||-2.88%|
|13 Week Return||-4.71%||-4.71%|
|26 Week Return||-0.22%||-0.25%|
|1 Year Return||1.29%||1.42%|
|3 Year Return||4.28%||4.74%|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$0.00||$0.00|
|Annual Dividend Yield %||0.00%||0.00%|
|5 Day Volatility||36.90%||39.36%|
|20 Day Volatility||7.50%||7.43%|
|50 Day Volatility||7.97%||8.05%|
|200 Day Volatility||9.71%||9.97%|
Most of the main technical indicators are available to compare here. This includes moving averages, MACD, RSI, bollinger bands, support and resistance levels, and more. Compare these to figure out the best entry points from a technical setup perspective.
|20 Day MA||$122.46||$12.40|
|60 Day MA||$124.33||$12.59|
|MACD 15 Period||-2.13||-0.22|
|MACD 100 Period||-4.98||-0.51|
|Williams % Range 10 Day||94.31||95.18|
|Williams % Range 20 Day||94.31||95.18|
|RSI 10 Day||22.42||22.11|
|RSI 20 Day||31.79||31.4|
|RSI 30 Day||36.83||36.62|
|Lower Bollinger Band (10 Day)||$119.48||$12.10|
|Upper Bollinger Band (10 Day)||$124.43||$12.60|
|Lower Bollinger Band (20 Day)||$120.39||$12.19|
|Upper Bollinger Band (20 Day)||$124.62||$12.62|
|Lower Bollinger Band (30 Day)||$120.43||$12.19|
|Upper Bollinger Band (30 Day)||$125.03||$12.66|
|Support Level 1||$119.81||$12.12|
|Support Level 2||$119.56||$12.10|
|Resistance Level 1||$120.31||$12.18|
|Resistance Level 2||$120.56||$12.22|
|Stochastic Oscillator %D - 1 Day||36.34||29.93|
|Stochastic Oscillator %D - 5 Days||14.78||14.08|
|Stochastic Oscillator %K - 1 Day||36.58||32.63|
|Stochastic Oscillator %K - 5 Days||25.97||25.38|
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|Name||SPDR Gold Trust||iShares Gold Trust|
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