Teucrium Sugar Fund

Price: $11.31
Change: $0.16 (-0.01%)
Last Updated:


Issuer Teucrium
Brand Teucrium
Structure Commodity Pool
Expense Ratio 2.80%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Sep 19, 2011

Analyst Report

This product is one of several resource-specific commodity ETPs available to investors, offering exposure to the commodity of sugar. Given this narrow focus on a single natural resource, CANE probably has little or no use to buy-and-hold investors building a long-term portfolio; this ETF is more useful for those looking to make a tactical play on this segment of the soft commodities market. Investors seeking more broad-based exposure to commodities have a number of options in the Commodities ETFdb Category (DJCI and USCI are a couple of our favorites).

It is important to note that CANE does not offer exposure to spot sugar prices; this product invests in sugar futures, and as such the slope of the futures curve will have a potentially significant impact on returns and volatility realized.

For more sophisticated investors looking to make a play on sugar, CANE can be a very efficient way to achieve low maintenance access to this corner of the commodity market. One of the more noteworthy attributes of this product is the manner in which the underlying futures contracts are structured and maintained; rather than simply rolling exposure to front month futures contracts upon expiration, holdings are spread across multiple maturities in a manner designed to minimize the adverse impact of contango on bottom line returns.

There are other ETP options for gaining access to sugar; iPath offers SGG and SGAR, both of which are structured as ETNs, and each of which offers a unique roll methodology. The ETN structure exposes investors to the credit risk of the issuing institution, but also has certain advantages in the commodity space, including tax efficiencies and elimination of commissions.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Commodity
Commodity Type Softs
Commodity Sugar
Commodity Exposure Futures-Based

FactSet Classifications

Segment Commodities: Agriculture Sugar
Category Agriculture
Focus Sugar
Niche Laddered
Strategy Laddered
Weighting Scheme Single Asset

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $11.18
  • 52 Week Hi $15.51
  • AUM $12.3 M
  • Shares 1.1 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 34,581
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 38,467

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Agricultural Commodities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest TAGS 0.13% $12.3 M 3,689 -12.87%
Largest (AUM) DBA 0.93% $683.1 M 636,068 17.02%
Most Liquid (Volume) WEAT 2.80% $134.5 M 850,840 -14.24%
Top YTD Performer DBA 0.93% $683.1 M 636,068 17.02%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

CANE ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 5 1
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 97.15% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 98.65% 100.00%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Size Comparison

CANE ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) N/A 7.38% N/A
Mid (>2.7B) N/A 1.56% N/A
Small (>600M) N/A 1.76% N/A
Micro (<600M) N/A 0.39% N/A

CANE Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

P/E Ratio
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio

CANE Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

CANE ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend N/A $ 1.47 N/A
Dividend Date N/A N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate N/A $ 1.48 N/A
Annual Dividend Yield N/A 7.61% N/A

CANE Price and Volume Charts

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CANE Fund Flows Charts

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: -594.5 K 3 Month Net Flows: -11 K 6 Month Net Flows: -3.03 M 1 Year Net Flows: -8.19 M 3 Year Net Flows: -18.9 M 5 Year Net Flows: -10 M 10 Year Net Flows: 1.08 M

CANE Price vs Flows AUM Influence Charts

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5 Day Net AUM Change: -322.5 K
1 Month Net AUM Change: -664 K
3 Month Net AUM Change: -376.25 K
6 Month Net AUM Change: -5.29 M
1 Year Net AUM Change: -10.6 M
3 Year Net AUM Change: -9.55 M
5 Year Net AUM Change: 3.17 M
10 Year Net AUM Change: 9.45 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for CANE 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 ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the Agricultural Commodities 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 ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+ DBA
Expenses C TAGS

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

CANE Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions No distributions
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores

CANE does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

CANE Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers. Returns over 1 year are annualized.

CANE ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
1 Month Return -2.67% -2.48% -1.34%
3 Month Return -5.91% -5.73% -2.96%
YTD Return -8.75% -7.47% -4.38%
1 Year Return -17.32% -15.20% -8.66%
3 Year Return 10.07% -2.08% 5.03%
5 Year Return 11.06% 3.80% 5.53%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of CANE's underlying holdings.

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of CANE's underlying holdings.

CANE Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETF Database Category.

5 Day Volatility 145.71%
20 Day Volatility 20.57%
50 Day Volatility 20.46%
200 Day Volatility 21.32%
Beta 0.39
Standard Deviation 1.23%
5 Day Volatility
2 of 9

20 Day Volatility
3 of 9

50 Day Volatility
3 of 9

200 Day Volatility
3 of 9

4 of 9

Standard Deviation
5 of 9


  • 20 Day MA $11.95
  • 60 Day MA $11.74
  • MACD 15 Period -0.64
  • MACD 100 Period -0.89
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 94.89
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 95.50
  • RSI 10 Day 28
  • RSI 20 Day 38
  • RSI 30 Day 41
  • Ultimate Oscillator 40

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $11.33
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $12.30
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $11.44
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $12.45
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $11.28
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $12.37

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $11.27
  • Support Level 2 $11.23
  • Resistance Level 1 $11.34
  • Resistance Level 2 $11.38


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 47.87
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 15.64
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 44.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 24.43


  • Tracking Difference Median (%) 2.18
  • Tracking Difference Max Upside (%) 3.09
  • Tracking Difference Max Downside (%) 0.97
  • Median Premium Discount (%) n/a
  • Maximum Premium Discount (%) 0.59
  • Average Spread (%) 2.17
  • Average Spread ($) 2.17

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